March 1908 in Sport

Events in Sport

  • Mar 9 Italian football club Inter Milan founded as Foot-Ball Club Internazionale
  • Mar 12 Stanley Cup: Mont Wanderers sweep Win Maple Leafs in 2 games
  • Mar 14 Stanley Cup: Mont Wanderers beat Toronto Trolley Leaguers, 6-4

Sport defeatBoxing Title Fight

Mar 17 Tommy Burns KOs Jem Roche in 88 seconds in the quickest world heavyweight boxing title fight

Boxer and World Heavyweight Champion Tommy Burns
Boxer and World Heavyweight Champion
Tommy Burns
  • Mar 27 70th Grand National: Henry Bletsoe aboard Rubio wins

Birthdays in Sport

  • Mar 10 Kristjan Palusalu, Estonia, heavyweight wrestler (Olympic gold 1936)
  • Mar 22 Jack Crawford, Australian tennis player (6 Grand Slam singles titles), born in Urangeline, Australia (d. 1991)
  • Mar 23 Ben Barnett, Australian cricket wicket-keeper (1938 England tour), born in Auburn, Victoria, Australia (d. 1979)
  • Mar 26 Hilda Krahwinkel Sperling, tennis star (French 1935), born in Essen, Germany
  • Mar 26 Hilde Krahwinkel Sperling, German tennis player (runner-up Wimbledon 1931, 1936), born in Essen, Germany (d. 1981)
  • Mar 30 Leslie O'Brien "Chuck" Fleetwood-Smith, Chinese cricket bowler