Events in Sport on March 14

  • March
  • 1874 English FA Cup Final, Kennington Oval, London: Oxford University beats Royal Engineers, 2-0
  • 1899 Stanley Cup, Montreal Arena, Westmount, Quebec: Montreal Shamrocks beat Queens University, 6-2 to clinch trophy for CAHL
  • 1903 Stanley Cup, Dey's Arena, Ottawa, Ontario: Ottawa HC beats Rat Portage Thisles, 4-2 for a 2-0 challenge series sweep
  • 1906 Calgary City Rugby Football Club forms
  • 1908 Stanley Cup, Montreal Arena, Westmount, Quebec: Montreal Wanderers beat Toronto Professionals, 6-4
  • 1936 Wales beats Ireland, 3-0 in Cardiff to clinch the Home Nations Rugby Championship with a 2-1-0 record
  • 1954 Braves Henry Aaron homers in his 1st exhibition game

Sport awardGolf Tournament

1954 LPGA Titleholders Championship, Augusta CC: Louise Suggs wins her second Titleholders title by 7 strokes from Patty Berg

Golfer and Co-Founder of the LPGA Louise Suggs
Golfer and Co-Founder of the LPGA
Louise Suggs
  • 1954 NBA Baltimore Bullets end a 32 game road losing streak

Sports record brokenNBA Record

1960 Wilt Chamberlain (Philadelphia) sets NBA playoff record of 53 points

NBA Legend Wilt Chamberlain
NBA Legend
Wilt Chamberlain
  • 1961 George Weiss becomes President of NY Mets

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1962 Gordie Howe (Det Red Wings) is 2nd NHLer to score 500 goals

Ice Hockey Legend Gordie Howe
Ice Hockey Legend
Gordie Howe
  • 1963 San Francisco Guy Rogers ties NBA record with 28 assists
  • 1967 1967 NFL Draft: Bubba Smith from Michigan State first pick by Baltimore Colts
  • 1969 Barbara Jo Rubin becomes 1st woman jockey to win at Aqueduct
  • 1969 Seymour Nurse scores 258 in his last Test Cricket innings, WI v NZ

Sport awardAustralian Tennis Open

1971 Australian Open Men's Tennis: Ken Rosewall of Australia beats American defending champion Arthur Ashe 6-1, 7-5, 6-3; first man to win an Open era Grand Slam singles title without dropping a set

Tennis Player and Eight-Time Major Champion Ken Rosewall
Tennis Player and Eight-Time Major Champion
Ken Rosewall
Tennis Player Arthur Ashe
Tennis Player
Arthur Ashe
  • 1972 NBA's Cincinnati Royals announce they are moving to KC
  • 1976 Jockey Bill Shoemaker wins his 7,000th race
  • 1978 NFL permanently adds 7th official (side judge)
  • 1980 Ice Dance Championship at Dortmund West Germany won by Regoczy & Sallay
  • 1980 Polish airliner crash kills all 87 aboard (22 are US amateur boxers)
  • 1981 NCAA St Joseph's upsets top seed DePaul 49-48
  • 1982 Sidath Wettimuny scores Sri Lanka's 1st Test Cricket century

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1987 NY Met Darryl Strawberry charges Red Sox pitcher Al Nipper during spring training exhibition game, causes bench clearing brawl

Baseball Player Darryl Strawberry
Baseball Player
Darryl Strawberry
  • 1991 Ice Dance Championship at Munich won by Isabel & Phil Duchesnay (FRA)
  • 1992 NY Met Daryl Boston, Vince Coleman & Dwight Gooden accused of rape
  • 1993 40th ACC Men's Basketball Tournament: Georgia Tech beats #1 North Carolina, 77-75
  • 1993 34th SEC Men's Basketball Tournament: Kentucky beats LSU, 82-65
  • 1993 14th Big East Men's Basketball Tournament: Seton Hall beats Syracuse, 103-70
  • 1996 Australia beat West Indies by 5 runs in amazing cricket World Cup semi
  • 1997 Olympic gold medalist Michael Johnson wins 67th James E Sullivan Award
  • 2004 51st ACC Men's Basketball Tournament: Maryland beats #5 Duke, 95-87
  • 2004 45th SEC Men's Basketball Tournament: Kentucky beats Florida, 89-73
  • 2009 Canterbury winger Hazem El Masri becomes highest point scorer in Australian Rugby League history; 33rd minute penalty in Bulldogs' 34-12 win over Manly at ANZ Stadium, Sydney takes him to 2,178; Andrew Johns, 2,176
  • 2010 57th ACC Men's Basketball Tournament: #4 Duke beats Georgia Tech, 65-61
  • 2010 51st SEC Men's Basketball Tournament: Kentucky beats Mississippi State, 75-74 (OT)
  • 2015 62nd ACC Men's Basketball Tournament: Notre Dame beats North Carolina, 90-82
  • 2015 36th Big East Men's Basketball Tournament: Villanova beats Xavier, 69-52
  • 2017 World's oldest golf club Muirfield in Scotland, votes to admit women as members for 1st time in 273 years