On This Day

Events in Sport in March 1878

  • Mar 13 Oxford University defeats Cambridge University in their 1st golf match
  • Mar 23 English FA Cup Final, Kennington Oval, London: Wanderers beat Royal Engineers, 3–1; Wanderers' back-to-back and 5th title overall
  • Mar 29 40th Grand National: John Jones aboard 7/1 chance Shifnal wins by 2 lengths from Martha