Events in Sport on March 28

  • 1879 40th Grand National: J. Moore aboard The Liberator wins
  • 1884 46th Grand National: Mr Ted Wilson aboard Voluptuary wins
  • 1890 52nd Grand National: Arthur Nightingall aboard Ilex wins
  • 1891 1st world weightlifting championship held
  • 1919 78th Grand National: Ernie Piggott aboard Poethlyn wins
  • 1922 Stanley Cup: Toronto St Pats (NHL) beat Vancouver Millionaires (PCHA), 3 games to 2
  • 1924 83rd Grand National: Bob Trudgill aboard Master Robert wins
  • 1933 1st SEC Men's Basketball Tournament: Kentucky beats Mississippi State, 46-27
  • 1939 Renaissance Big 5 win 1st pro basketball championship
  • 1942 4th NCAA Men's Basketball Championship: Stanford beats Dartmouth 53-38
  • 1944 6th NCAA Men's Basketball Championship: Utah defeats Dartmouth 42-40
  • 1950 12th NCAA Men's Basketball Championship: CCNY beats Bradley 71-68 NYC college becomes 1st to win NCAA & National Inv Basketball in same year
  • 1953 107th Grand National: Bryan Marshall aboard Early Mist wins

Sport awardGolf Tournament

1954 Louise Suggs wins LPGA Betsy Rawls Golf Open

Golfer and Co-Founder of the LPGA Louise Suggs
Golfer and Co-Founder of the LPGA
Louise Suggs
  • 1955 NZ cricket all out for 26 v England at Eden Park
  • 1962 Devastating 8 for 6 spell by Gibbs gives WI cricket victory over India
  • 1963 AFL's NY Titan's become the NY Jets
  • 1965 Jo Ann Prentice wins LPGA All State Ladies' Golf Invitational

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1972 Wilt Chamberlain plays his last pro basketball game

NBA Legend Wilt Chamberlain
NBA Legend
Wilt Chamberlain
  • 1976 AIAW Women's Basketball Tournament, Delta States beat Immaculata, 69-64 at Pennsylvania State University
  • 1977 39th NCAA Men's Basketball Championship: Marquette beats NC 67-59
  • 1982 1st NCAA Women's Basketball Championship: LA Tech beats Cheney 76-62
  • 1982 Amy Alcott wins LPGA Women's Kemper Golf Open
  • 1982 Last AIAW Women's Basketball Championship, Rutgers beat Texas 83-77 in Philadelphia
  • 1989 New Zealand wins America's Cup over Stars & Stripes, in a NY court
  • 1990 Bengal beat Delhi in rained-out cricket Ranji Trophy final on quotient

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1990 Michael Jordan scores 69 points, 4th time he scores 60 pts in a game

Basketball Superstar Michael Jordan
Basketball Superstar
Michael Jordan

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1991 Mike Tyson admits paternity to Kimberly Scarborough's son

Heavyweight Boxing Champion Mike Tyson
Heavyweight Boxing Champion
Mike Tyson
  • 1993 22nd Nabisco Dinah Shore Golf Championship won by Helen Alfredsson
  • 1995 Queensland beat S Aust to win 1st ever cricket Sheffield Shield
  • 1999 18th NCAA Women's Basketball Championship: Purdue beats Duke 62-45