On This Day in Sport for March 20

Events in Sport

  • 1891 53rd Grand National: Irish jockey, trainer Harry Beasley wins aboard 4/1 Come Away
  • 1892 54th Grand National: Capt. Roddy Owen wins aboard 20/1 chance Father O'Flynn
  • 1911 National Squash Tennis Association forms (NYC)
  • 1914 1st international figure-skating tournament held in US, New Haven
  • 1920 Australasian Championships Men's Tennis, Adelaide: Pat O'Hara Wood beats fellow Australian Ronald Thomas 6-3, 4-6, 6-8, 6-1, 6-3
  • 1920 US Men's Figure Skating championship won by Sherwin Badger
  • 1934 American all-round female super athlete Babe Didrikson Zaharias pitches a hitless inning for Philadelphia A's in their exhibition pre-season baseball game against Brooklyn Dodgers
  • 1937 England beats Scotland, 6-3 at Murrayfield, Edinburgh to clinch the Home Nations Rugby Championship and Triple Crown
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