On This Day

March 26, 1960 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in Sport

  • 114th Grand National: Gerry Scott wins aboard 13/2 favourite Merryman II; first clear favourite to win in 33 years
  • Orioles-Reds series planned for Havana is moved to Miami
  • USC captures NCAA swimming title

Birthdays in Sport

  • Marcus Allen, American College and Pro Football Hall of Fame running back (Heisman Trophy 1981, USC; Super Bowl MVP 1984, LA Raiders; 6 x Pro Bowl), born in San Diego, California