March 8, 1942 in Sport

Day of the Week: Sunday

Birthdays in Sport

  • Ann Packer, Moulsford, Oxfordshire, British 400m/800m runner (Olympic gold 1964)
  • Richard "Dick" Allen, American baseball player (AL MVP 1972), born in Wampum, Pennsylvania

Deaths in Sport

  • Jose R Capablanca, Cuban chess player (world champ 1927), dies at 53