Events in Sport in March 1964

  • Mar 5 Atlanta Mayor Ivan Allen Jr, announces a baseball team is moving there

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Mar 6 Boxing legend Cassius Clay joins the Nation of Islam and changes his name to "Muhammad Ali", calling his former title a "slave name"

Heavyweight Boxing Champion Muhammad Ali
Heavyweight Boxing Champion
Muhammad Ali
Religious Leader Elijah Muhammad
Religious Leader
Elijah Muhammad
  • Mar 7 11th ACC Men's Basketball Tournament: Duke beats Wake Forest, 80-59
  • Mar 16 Paul Hornung & Alex Karras reinstated in NFL after 1 year suspension
  • Mar 21 26th NCAA Men's Basketball Championship: UCLA beats Duke 98-83
  • Mar 21 UCLA completes undefeated NCAA basketball season (30-0)
  • Mar 21 118th Grand National: Willie Robinson aboard Team Spirit
  • Mar 22 LPGA Western Open Golf, Scenic Hills CC: Carol Mann her 1st of 2 major titles by 2 shots from Ruth Jessen and Judy Kimball