Events in Sport on March 26

  • 1874 35th Grand National: Mr. J. M. Richardson aboard Reugny FRA wins
  • 1886 48th Grand National: Tommy Skelton aboard Old Joe wins
  • 1897 59th Grand National: Terry Kavanagh aboard Manifesto wins
  • 1909 71st Grand National: Georges Parfrement aboard Lutteur III wins
  • 1915 Stanley Cup: Vancouver Millionaires (PCHA) sweep Ottawa Senators
  • 1915 77th Grand National: Mr Jack Anthony aboard Ally Sloper wins
  • 1917 Stanley Cup: Seattle Metropolitans (PCHA) beat Montreal Canadiens (NHL), 3 games to 1 - Seattle is 1st US team to win Stanley Cup
  • 1920 79th Grand National: Mr Jack Anthony aboard Troytown wins
  • 1923 Stanley Cup: Ott Senators beat Vanc Millionaires (PCHA), 3 games to 1
  • 1926 85th Grand National: Billy Watkinson aboard Jack Horner wins

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1937 Joe DiMaggio takes Ty Cobb's advice & replace his 40 with 36 oz bat

MLB Legend Ty Cobb
MLB Legend
Ty Cobb

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1945 De Paul wins NIT basketball championship, George Mikan scores 34

NBA Center George Mikan
NBA Center
George Mikan
  • 1945 Venray soccer team forms
  • 1949 11th NCAA Men's Basketball Championship: Kentucky beats Oklahoma State 46-36
  • 1949 103rd Grand National: Leo McMorrow aboard Russian Hero wins
  • 1952 14th NCAA Men's Basketball Championship: Kansas beats St Johns 80-63

  • 1955 109th Grand National: Pat Taaffe aboard Quare Times wins
  • 1960 Orioles-Reds series planned for Havana is moved to Miami
  • 1960 USC captures NCAA swimming title
  • 1960 114th Grand National: Gerry Scott aboard Merryman II wins

Sport awardGolf Tournament

1961 Louise Suggs wins LPGA Golden Circle of Golf Festival

Golfer and Co-Founder of the LPGA Louise Suggs
Golfer and Co-Founder of the LPGA
Louise Suggs
  • 1966 120th Grand National: Tim Norman aboard Anglo wins
  • 1972 LA Lakers break NBA wins record by winning 69 of 82 games (69-13), record will stand for 24 years
  • 1973 35th NCAA Men's Basketball Championship: UCLA beats Memphis 81-76
  • 1973 UCLA wins their 7th straight NCAA basketball title

Sport defeatBoxing Title Fight

1974 George Foreman TKOs Ken Norton in 2 for heavyweight boxing title in Caracas, Venezuela

Boxing Champ George Foreman
Boxing Champ
George Foreman
  • 1975 Washington Capitals play record NHL 37th road game without a win & NHL record of 17 straight loses
  • 1979 41st NCAA Men's Basketball Championship: Mich State beats Indiana St 75-64
  • 1979 Padres & Giants announce plans to play exhibition series in Tokyo but Giant players reject it
  • 1989 Allison Finney wins LPGA Standard Register Turquoise Golf Classic
  • 1991 Orlando Thunder beats San Antonio Riders in their 1st WLAF game 35-34
  • 1991 Victoria beat NSW by 7 wickets to win Sheffield Shield Final

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1992 Mike Tyson sentenced to 10 years in rape of Desiree Washington

Heavyweight Boxing Champion Mike Tyson
Heavyweight Boxing Champion
Mike Tyson
  • 1992 NHL NY Rangers clinch 1st NHL regular season championship in 50 years
  • 1995 24th Nabisco Dinah Shore Golf Championship won by Nanci Bowen
  • 1996 Last day of 1st-class cricket for Allan Border (Qld v Vic)
  • 1997 NHL announce Might Ducks & Vancouver Canucks to open 1998 in Japan