On This Day

March 1916 in Sport

Events in Sport

  • Mar 25 Jess Willard fights Frank Moran to no decision in 10 for heavyweight boxing title in NYC
  • Mar 30 Stanley Cup Final, Montreal Arena, Westmount, Quebec:: Montreal Canadiens (NHA) beat Portland Rosebuds (PCHA), 2-1 for a 3-2 series victory

Birthdays in Sport

  • Mar 1 Bing Devine, American MLB executive (St. Louis Cardinals, NY Mets), born in St. Louis, Missouri (d. 2007)
  • Mar 26 Bill Edrich, English cricketer (Middlesex & England batsman, Compton's mate)
  • Mar 31 Tommy Bolt, American golfer (US Open 1958), born in Haworth, Oklahoma (d. 2008)

Deaths in Sport

  • Mar 9 Ken Hutchings, cricketer (exciting England batsman, WWI), dies