On This Day in Sport for March 25

Events in Sport

  • 1876 Glasgow 1st soccer match Scotland defeat Wales (4-0)
  • 1881 43rd Grand National: Irish jockey Tommy Beasley wins his second consecutive GN aboard 11/2 co-favourite Woodbrook
  • 1887 49th Grand National: Bill Daniels aboard 20/1 chance Gamecock wins by 3 lengths from Savoyard
  • 1889 1st Test Cricket match played at Newlands, Cape Town v England
  • 1898 60th Grand National: John Gourley wins aboard 25/1 shot Drogheda
  • 1904 66th Grand National: Arthur Birch wins aboard 25/1 New Zealand bred Moifaa; horse survives shipwreck off Ireland a year earlier
  • 1907 Stanley Cup, Winnipeg Auditorium, Winnipeg, Manitoba: Montreal Wanderers lose to Kenora Thistles, 6-5 but win on 2 game aggregate, 12-8
  • 1916 Jess Willard fights Frank Moran to no decision in 10 for heavyweight boxing title in NYC
  • More Events in Sport

Weddings in Sport

  • 1985 Professional boxer George Foreman (35) weds Mary Martelly
  • 2006 Olympic gold medal freestyle skier Jonny Moseley (30) weds Malia Rich in Telluride, Colorado

More Weddings & Divorces in Sport