Events in Sport in March 1956

  • Mar 3 Cockie Gastelaars swims world record 100m freestyle (1:04.2)
  • Mar 3 3rd ACC Men's Basketball Tournament: NC State beats Wake Forest, 76-64

Sport awardGolf Tournament

Mar 5 Mickey Wright wins LPGA Jacksonville Golf Open

LPGA Golfer Mickey Wright
LPGA Golfer
Mickey Wright

Sport awardGolf Tournament

Mar 11 Louise Suggs wins LPGA Titleholders Golf Championship

Golfer and Co-Founder of the LPGA Louise Suggs
Golfer and Co-Founder of the LPGA
Louise Suggs
  • Mar 13 NZ bowl out WI for 77 at Eden Park to score their 1st Test Cricket win
  • Mar 15 Whipper Billy Watson beats Lou Thesz in Toronto, to become NWA wrestling champion
  • Mar 19 Biggest NBA margin of victory - Minn Lakers-133, St Louis Hawks-75
  • Mar 23 18th NCAA Men's Basketball Championship: SF beats Iowa 83-71
  • Mar 24 110th Grand National: Dave Dick aboard E.S.B. wins