March 1908 in Sport

Events in Sport

  • 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
  • Mar 17 Quickest world heavyweight title fight (Burns KOs Roche in 88 seconds)

Sport defeatBoxing Title Fight

Mar 17 Tommy Burns KOs Jem Roche in 1 for heavyweight boxing title

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