On This Day in Sport for March 29

Events in Sport

  • 1873 English FA Cup Final, Lillie Bridge, London: Wanderers beat Oxford University, 2-0; second consecutive title
  • 1878 40th Grand National: John Jones aboard 7/1 chance Shifnal wins by 2 lengths from Martha
  • 1879 English FA Cup Final, Kennington Oval, London: Old Etonians beat Clapham Rovers, 1-0; Charles Clerke scores winner
  • 1889 51st Grand National: Jockey Tommy Beasley wins his third GN aboard Irish 2-time runner-up Frigate at 8/1
  • 1895 57th Grand National: Joe Widger aboard 10/1 chance Wild Man From Borneo wins by 1.5 lengths from Cathal
  • 1901 63rd Grand National: Jockey Arthur Nightingall wins his 3rd GN aboard 9/1 shot Grudon in a howling snowstorm
  • 1912 74th Grand National: Ernie Piggott wins aboard 4/1 co-favourite Jerry M
  • 1929 Stanley Cup Final, Madison Square Garden: Boston Bruins beat New York Rangers, 2-1 for a 2-0 series sweep; Boston's first Championship
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