On This Day

March 1935 in Sport

Events in Sport

  • Mar 15 George Headley completes 270 in cricket v England at Kingston
  • Mar 16 Scotland beats England, 10-7 at Murrayfield, Edinburgh to allow Ireland to win the Home Nations Rugby Championship with a 2-1 record
  • Mar 29 94th Grand National: Frank Furlong wins aboard Reynoldstown at 22/1; stallion repeats with back-to-back victory the following year

Birthdays in Sport

  • Mar 5 Malcolm J Anderson, tennis champ (US Open-1957)
  • Mar 6 Ron Delany, Irish 1500m runner (Olympic gold 1956), born in Arklow, Republic of Ireland
  • Mar 6 Derek Kevan, Ripon, England, footballer (14 caps), (d. 2013)
  • Mar 21 Brian Clough, soccer manager
  • Mar 23 Desmond Pitcher, CEO (Merseyside Development Corporation)
  • Mar 25 Flash Elorde, Filipino boxer

Deaths in Sport

  • Mar 3 Neville Knox, cricketer (bowled in 2 Tests for England 1907), dies
  • Mar 16 Aron Nimzowitsch, Latvian-born chess player (b. 1886)