On This Day

March 3, 1956 in Sport

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in Sport

  • 3rd ACC Men's Basketball Tournament: NC State beats Wake Forest, 76-64
  • Dutch swimmer Cockie Gastelaars breaks 20-year old world record for 100m freestyle (1:04.2)

Birthdays in Sport

  • Jim Barton, American sailor (1996 Olympic bronze in Soling class), born in Lincoln, Nebraska
  • John F Reid, cricketer (New Zealand batsman of 70's/80's)
  • Zbigniew Boniek, Polish footballer