On This Day

March 1920 in Sports History

Events in Sport

  • Mar 3 Montreal Canadiens scores NHL record 16 goals beating Quebec Bulldogs

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Mar 10 NHL's Quebec Bulldog Joe Malone scores 6 goals vs Ottawa Senators

Ice Hockey Player Joe Malone
Ice Hockey Player
Joe Malone
  • Mar 20 US Men's Figure Skating championship won by Sherwin Badger
  • Mar 20 Australasian Championships Men's Tennis, Adelaide: Pat O'Hara Wood beats fellow Australian Ronald Thomas 6-3, 4-6, 6-8, 6-1, 6-3
  • Mar 26 79th Grand National: legendary jockey Jack Anthony wins his record 3rd GN aboard 6/1 Troytown

Birthdays in Sport

  • Mar 1 Max Bentley, Canadian Hockey Hall of Fame center (Hart Trophy 1946; Chicago Blackhawks), born in Delisle, Saskatchewan (d. 1984)
  • Mar 3 Julius Boros, American golfer (PGA C'ship 1968, US Open 1952, 63), born in Fairfield, Connecticut (d. 1994)
  • Mar 7 Willie Watson, English cricket batsman (23 Tests, 2 x 100s) and soccer midfielder (4 caps; Sunderland), born in Bolton upon Dearne, England (d. 2004)
  • Mar 14 Dorothy Tyler-Odam, Great Britain, high jumper (Olympic silver 36, 48)
  • Mar 15 Ranganandhan Francis, India, field hockey (Olympic gold 1948, 52, 56)
  • Mar 16 Percy Mansell, cricketer (leg-spin all-rounder in 13 Tests for South Africa)
  • Mar 23 Tetsuharu Kawakami, Japanese baseball player and coach
  • Mar 25 Arthur Wint, Jamaican runner (d. 1992)
  • Mar 26 Sergio Livingstone, football player and journalist (52 caps), born in Santiago, Chile (d. 2012)