On This Day in Sport for March 9

Events in Sport

  • 1864 26th Grand National: George Stevens wins his 3rd GN aboard 10/1 Emblematic; winning mare's full sister Emblem the race winner the previous year
  • 1870 32nd Grand National: George Stevens wins consecutive GN's aboard 7/2 favourite The Colonel; his 5th and final GN victory
  • 1895 Stanley Cup, Victoria Rink, Montreal, Quebec: Montreal Victorias clinches trophy as Montreal HC beats Queens University (Kingston, Ontario), 5-1
  • 1897 Cleveland Indians fans start calling the team "Indians" (in 1915 becomes official)
  • 1897 MLB Cleveland Spiders sign Louis Sockalexis, full-blooded Penobscot
  • 1904 Brandon's Lester Patrick becomes 1st hockey defenseman to score a goal
  • 1908 Italian football club Inter Milan founded as Foot-Ball Club Internazionale
  • 1923 NHL Championship: Montreal Canadiens outscore Ottawa Senators, 3-2, in 2
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