March 1929 in Sport

Events in Sport

  • Mar 2 Chicago Black Hawks shut-out for NHL record 8th straight game

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Mar 13 Bradman scores 123 Aust v England at MCG, his 2nd Test Cricket century

Cricket Legend Donald Bradman
Cricket Legend
Donald Bradman
  • Mar 22 88th Grand National: Robert W. H. Everett aboard Gregalach wins
  • Mar 29 Stanley Cup: Boston Bruins sweep NY Rangers in 2 games

Birthdays in Sport

  • Mar 5 Erik Carlsson, Swedish rally driver
  • Mar 6 David Sheppard, bishop (Liverpool)/cricketer (England batsman)
  • Mar 11 Jackie McGlew, cricketer (dour South African opening bat of the 50')
  • Mar 12 Bernard Costello, American double sculls (Olympic silver 1956)
  • Mar 13 Walter Medio, race horse trainer
  • Mar 14 Thomas Bell Jr, race horse trainer
  • Mar 21 Maurice Catarcio, wrestler

Person of interestRoger Bannister

Mar 23 Roger Bannister, English middle-distance athlete who was the 1st to run a 4 minute mile at Iffley Road Track, Oxford (1954), born in Harrow, England (d. 2018)

Middle-Distance Runner Roger Bannister
Middle-Distance Runner
Roger Bannister
  • Mar 24 Cuan McCarthy, cricketer (36 Test wkts for South Africa, 1 career no-ball)
  • Mar 25 Wim van Est, Dutch cyclist (d. 2003)
  • Mar 28 Paul England, Australian racing driver, born in Melbourne, Australia (d. 2014)