March 1936 in Sport

Events in Sport


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Mar 2 Bradman scores 369 in 253 mins, SA v Tasmania, 46 fours 4 sixes

Cricket Legend Donald Bradman
Cricket Legend
Donald Bradman
  • Mar 8 The first stock car race is held in Daytona Beach, Florida.

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Mar 9 Babe Ruth turns down Reds to make a comeback as a player

Baseball Legend Babe Ruth
Baseball Legend
Babe Ruth
  • Mar 24 Red Wings beat Montreal Maroons in 16 mins & 30 seconds of 6th period Stanley Cup game lasts 9 periods (176 mins), ends 1-0
  • Mar 25 Detroit Red Wings beat Montreal Maroons in NHL longest game (2h56m30s)
  • Mar 27 95th Grand National: Mr. Fulke Walwyn aboard Reynoldstown wins

Birthdays in Sport

  • Mar 3 Jim Clark, Formula 1 racer (1963 champ)
  • Mar 4 Jim Clark, Scottish Formula One driver (World Champion 1963,65), born in Kilmany, Fife (d. 1968)
  • Mar 5 Dale Douglass, Wewoka OK, PGA golfer (1970 Phoenix Open)
  • Mar 10 Sepp Blatter, Swiss ice hockey and football official
  • Mar 12 Keith Slater, cricketer (one Test for Australia 1958-59 series)
  • Mar 14 Bob Charles, Carterton, New Zealand, PGA golfer (1963 Houston Open)
  • Mar 16 Thelma Hopkins, England, high jumper (Oly-silver-1956)
  • Mar 18 Tony Nash, England, bobsled (Olympic gold 1964)

Deaths in Sport

  • Mar 20 Durant Clifford Parkin, cricketer (Tests for South Africa 1891-92), dies