On This Day

Events in Sport in March 1957

  • Mar 3 Ice Dance Championship at Colorado Springs won by Markham & Jones of Great Britain
  • Mar 9 4th ACC Men's Basketball Tournament: North Carolina beats South Carolina, 95-75
  • Mar 10 Thousands of soccer fans riot in Italy
  • Mar 16 LPGA Titleholders Championship Women's Golf, Augusta CC: Patty Berg wins her 7th Titleholders title by 3 strokes from amateur Anne Quast
  • Mar 16 Toronto Maple Leafs tie NHL record 37 points beating NY Rangers 14-1
  • Mar 16 England clinches its 15th Five Nations Rugby Championship, the Grand Slam, Triple Crown and Calcutta Cup with a 16-3 win over Scotland at Twickenham, London

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Mar 23 19th NCAA Men's Basketball Championship: North Carolina beats Kansas, 54-53 (3 OT); Wilt Chamberlain of Kansas 4th player to be named tournament MOP despite not playing for the championship team

NBA Legend Wilt Chamberlain
NBA Legend
Wilt Chamberlain
  • Mar 25 NBA modifies the free-throw rule
  • Mar 28 1st National Curling Championship held
  • Mar 30 111th Grand National: Fred Winter aboard 20/1 bet Sundew wins by 8 lengths from Wyndburgh