On This Day

March 12, 2020 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Thursday

Events in Sport

  • 2020 NCAA men's basketball tournament is cancelled over concerns of the spread of COVID-19; first time 'March Madness' not held since it began in 1939; women's tournament also cancelled
  • NHL announces the pausing of the 2019-20 season due to the COVID-19 pandemic