1861 23rd Grand National: Joseph Kendall wins aboard Jealousy at 5/1
1875 English FA Cup Final, Kennington Oval, London: Royal Engineers and Old Etonians draw 1-1; replay won by Engineers, 2-0
1878 Oxford University defeats Cambridge University in their 1st golf match
1894 J L Johnstone of England invents horse racing starting gate
1911 Stanley Cup, Dey’s Arena, Ottawa, ON: Ottawa Senators beat Galt (ON), 7-4
1912 Stanley Cup, Quebec Skating Rink, Quebec City, Quebec: Quebec Bulldogs rout Moncton Victorias (NB), 8-0 for a 2-0 sweep of the challenge series
1915 Dodgers manager Wilbert Robinson tries to catch a baseball dropped from an airplane, but the pilot substitutes a grapefruit
1918 1st NHL championship: Toronto Arenas beat Montreal Canadiens, outscoring them 10-7 in a 2 game set
1922 NHL Championship: Ottawa Senators outscore Toronto St Pats, 5 to 4, in 2 games
1925 NHL Championship: Montreal Canadiens sweep Toronto Arenas in 2 games
1936 Irish-bred Golden Miller with Evan Williams aboard wins record 5th consecutive Cheltenham Gold Cup steeplechase at 21/20 favourite; only horse to complete Gold Cup-Grand National double
1943 Baseball approves official ball (with cork & balata)
1948 Ireland beats Wales, 6-3 at Ravenhill Stadium, Belfast to clinch the Five Nations Rugby Championship and first Grand Slam
1955 LPGA Titleholders Championship Women’s Golf, Augusta CC: Patty Berg wins her 6th Titleholders title by 2 strokes from Mary Lena Faulk
1956 NZ bowl out WI for 77 at Eden Park to score their 1st Test Cricket win
1960 LPGA Titleholders Championship Women’s Golf, Augusta CC: Fay Crocker of Uruguay wins by 7 strokes ahead of Kathy Cornelius
1960 NFL’s Chicago Cardinals moves to St Louis
1960 White Sox unveil new road uniforms with players’ names above number
1971 Australian Open Women’s Tennis: Margaret Court wins her 10th Australian singles title; beats fellow Australian Evonne Goolagong 2-6, 7-6, 7-5
1971 18th ACC Men’s Basketball Tournament: South Carolina beats North Carolina, 52-51
1977 Dennis Lillee takes 6-26, England all out 95 in Centenary Test
1982 Worlds Ladies’ Figure Skating Champs in Copenhagen won by Elaine Zayak (USA) who lands 6 triple jumps
1983 30th ACC Men’s Basketball Tournament: NC State beats Virginia, 81-78
1983 24th SEC Men’s Basketball Tournament: Georgia beats Alabama, 86-71
1984 Last day of 1st-class cricket for G Chappell, R Marsh, B Laird
1984 WA beat Queensland by four wickets to win the Sheffield Shield
1987 Ice Dance Championship at Cincinnati won by Bestemianova & Bukin (URS)
1988 35th ACC Men’s Basketball Tournament: Duke beats North Carolina, 65-61
1988 29th SEC Men’s Basketball Tournament: Kentucky beats Georgia, 62-57
1988 9th Big East Men’s Basketball Tournament: Syracuse beats Villanova, 85-68
1994 41st ACC Men’s Basketball Tournament: #4 North Carolina beats Virginia, 73-66
1994 35th SEC Men’s Basketball Tournament: Kentucky beats Florida, 73-60
1994 15th Big East Men’s Basketball Tournament: Providence beats Georgetown, 74-64
2004 25th Big East Men’s Basketball Tournament: Connecticut beats Pittsburgh, 61-58
2005 52nd ACC Men’s Basketball Tournament: #3 Duke beats Georgia Tech, 69-64
2005 46th SEC Men’s Basketball Tournament: Florida beats Kentucky, 70-53
2009 30th Big East Men’s Basketball Tournament: #5 Louisville beats #10 Villanova, 69-55
2010 31st Big East Men’s Basketball Tournament: #7 West Virginia beats #22 Georgetown, 60-58
2011 58th ACC Men’s Basketball Tournament: #5 Duke beats #6 North Carolina, 75-58
2011 52nd SEC Men’s Basketball Tournament: Kentucky beats Florida, 70-54
2019 Australian cricketers beat India by 35 runs in Delhi to win ODI series, 3-2; first Australian team to recover from 0-2 in a 5-match series; Usman Khawaja 100, Adam Zampa 3/46
2020 12 hours after PGA Tour cancelled its flagship event, The Players Championship, Augusta National announces postponement of the Masters Tournament to a date to be fixed because of COVID-19 pandemic
2020 Elite football in Britain, including England’s Premier League, EFL, Women’s Super League plus in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland, is suspended until at least 3 April because of COVID-19 pandemic
1861 23rd Grand National: Joseph Kendall wins aboard Jealousy at 5/1
1875 English FA Cup Final, Kennington Oval, London: Royal Engineers and Old Etonians draw 1-1; replay won by Engineers, 2-0
1878 Oxford University defeats Cambridge University in their 1st golf match
1894 J L Johnstone of England invents horse racing starting gate
1911 Stanley Cup, Dey’s Arena, Ottawa, ON: Ottawa Senators beat Galt (ON), 7-4
1912 Stanley Cup, Quebec Skating Rink, Quebec City, Quebec: Quebec Bulldogs rout Moncton Victorias (NB), 8-0 for a 2-0 sweep of the challenge series
1915 Dodgers manager Wilbert Robinson tries to catch a baseball dropped from an airplane, but the pilot substitutes a grapefruit
1918 1st NHL championship: Toronto Arenas beat Montreal Canadiens, outscoring them 10-7 in a 2 game set
1922 NHL Championship: Ottawa Senators outscore Toronto St Pats, 5 to 4, in 2 games
1925 NHL Championship: Montreal Canadiens sweep Toronto Arenas in 2 games
1936 Irish-bred Golden Miller with Evan Williams aboard wins record 5th consecutive Cheltenham Gold Cup steeplechase at 21/20 favourite; only horse to complete Gold Cup-Grand National double
1943 Baseball approves official ball (with cork & balata)
1948 Ireland beats Wales, 6-3 at Ravenhill Stadium, Belfast to clinch the Five Nations Rugby Championship and first Grand Slam
1955 LPGA Titleholders Championship Women’s Golf, Augusta CC: Patty Berg wins her 6th Titleholders title by 2 strokes from Mary Lena Faulk
1956 NZ bowl out WI for 77 at Eden Park to score their 1st Test Cricket win
1960 LPGA Titleholders Championship Women’s Golf, Augusta CC: Fay Crocker of Uruguay wins by 7 strokes ahead of Kathy Cornelius
1960 NFL’s Chicago Cardinals moves to St Louis
1960 White Sox unveil new road uniforms with players’ names above number
1971 Australian Open Women’s Tennis: Margaret Court wins her 10th Australian singles title; beats fellow Australian Evonne Goolagong 2-6, 7-6, 7-5
1971 18th ACC Men’s Basketball Tournament: South Carolina beats North Carolina, 52-51
1977 Dennis Lillee takes 6-26, England all out 95 in Centenary Test
1982 Worlds Ladies’ Figure Skating Champs in Copenhagen won by Elaine Zayak (USA) who lands 6 triple jumps
1983 30th ACC Men’s Basketball Tournament: NC State beats Virginia, 81-78
1983 24th SEC Men’s Basketball Tournament: Georgia beats Alabama, 86-71
1984 Last day of 1st-class cricket for G Chappell, R Marsh, B Laird
1984 WA beat Queensland by four wickets to win the Sheffield Shield
1987 Ice Dance Championship at Cincinnati won by Bestemianova & Bukin (URS)
1988 35th ACC Men’s Basketball Tournament: Duke beats North Carolina, 65-61
1988 29th SEC Men’s Basketball Tournament: Kentucky beats Georgia, 62-57
1988 9th Big East Men’s Basketball Tournament: Syracuse beats Villanova, 85-68
1994 41st ACC Men’s Basketball Tournament: #4 North Carolina beats Virginia, 73-66
1994 35th SEC Men’s Basketball Tournament: Kentucky beats Florida, 73-60
1994 15th Big East Men’s Basketball Tournament: Providence beats Georgetown, 74-64
2004 25th Big East Men’s Basketball Tournament: Connecticut beats Pittsburgh, 61-58
2005 52nd ACC Men’s Basketball Tournament: #3 Duke beats Georgia Tech, 69-64
2005 46th SEC Men’s Basketball Tournament: Florida beats Kentucky, 70-53
2009 30th Big East Men’s Basketball Tournament: #5 Louisville beats #10 Villanova, 69-55
2010 31st Big East Men’s Basketball Tournament: #7 West Virginia beats #22 Georgetown, 60-58
2011 58th ACC Men’s Basketball Tournament: #5 Duke beats #6 North Carolina, 75-58
2011 52nd SEC Men’s Basketball Tournament: Kentucky beats Florida, 70-54
2019 Australian cricketers beat India by 35 runs in Delhi to win ODI series, 3-2; first Australian team to recover from 0-2 in a 5-match series; Usman Khawaja 100, Adam Zampa 3/46
2020 12 hours after PGA Tour cancelled its flagship event, The Players Championship, Augusta National announces postponement of the Masters Tournament to a date to be fixed because of COVID-19 pandemic
2020 Elite football in Britain, including England’s Premier League, EFL, Women’s Super League plus in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland, is suspended until at least 3 April because of COVID-19 pandemic
1861 23rd Grand National: Joseph Kendall wins aboard Jealousy at 5/1
1875 English FA Cup Final, Kennington Oval, London: Royal Engineers and Old Etonians draw 1-1; replay won by Engineers, 2-0
1878 Oxford University defeats Cambridge University in their 1st golf match
1894 J L Johnstone of England invents horse racing starting gate
1911 Stanley Cup, Dey’s Arena, Ottawa, ON: Ottawa Senators beat Galt (ON), 7-4
1912 Stanley Cup, Quebec Skating Rink, Quebec City, Quebec: Quebec Bulldogs rout Moncton Victorias (NB), 8-0 for a 2-0 sweep of the challenge series
1915 Dodgers manager Wilbert Robinson tries to catch a baseball dropped from an airplane, but the pilot substitutes a grapefruit
1918 1st NHL championship: Toronto Arenas beat Montreal Canadiens, outscoring them 10-7 in a 2 game set
1922 NHL Championship: Ottawa Senators outscore Toronto St Pats, 5 to 4, in 2 games
1925 NHL Championship: Montreal Canadiens sweep Toronto Arenas in 2 games
1936 Irish-bred Golden Miller with Evan Williams aboard wins record 5th consecutive Cheltenham Gold Cup steeplechase at 21/20 favourite; only horse to complete Gold Cup-Grand National double
1943 Baseball approves official ball (with cork & balata)
1948 Ireland beats Wales, 6-3 at Ravenhill Stadium, Belfast to clinch the Five Nations Rugby Championship and first Grand Slam
1955 LPGA Titleholders Championship Women’s Golf, Augusta CC: Patty Berg wins her 6th Titleholders title by 2 strokes from Mary Lena Faulk
1956 NZ bowl out WI for 77 at Eden Park to score their 1st Test Cricket win
1960 LPGA Titleholders Championship Women’s Golf, Augusta CC: Fay Crocker of Uruguay wins by 7 strokes ahead of Kathy Cornelius
1960 NFL’s Chicago Cardinals moves to St Louis
1960 White Sox unveil new road uniforms with players’ names above number
1971 Australian Open Women’s Tennis: Margaret Court wins her 10th Australian singles title; beats fellow Australian Evonne Goolagong 2-6, 7-6, 7-5
1971 18th ACC Men’s Basketball Tournament: South Carolina beats North Carolina, 52-51
1977 Dennis Lillee takes 6-26, England all out 95 in Centenary Test
1982 Worlds Ladies’ Figure Skating Champs in Copenhagen won by Elaine Zayak (USA) who lands 6 triple jumps
1983 30th ACC Men’s Basketball Tournament: NC State beats Virginia, 81-78
1983 24th SEC Men’s Basketball Tournament: Georgia beats Alabama, 86-71
1984 Last day of 1st-class cricket for G Chappell, R Marsh, B Laird
1984 WA beat Queensland by four wickets to win the Sheffield Shield
1987 Ice Dance Championship at Cincinnati won by Bestemianova & Bukin (URS)
1988 35th ACC Men’s Basketball Tournament: Duke beats North Carolina, 65-61
1988 29th SEC Men’s Basketball Tournament: Kentucky beats Georgia, 62-57
1988 9th Big East Men’s Basketball Tournament: Syracuse beats Villanova, 85-68
1994 41st ACC Men’s Basketball Tournament: #4 North Carolina beats Virginia, 73-66
1994 35th SEC Men’s Basketball Tournament: Kentucky beats Florida, 73-60
1994 15th Big East Men’s Basketball Tournament: Providence beats Georgetown, 74-64
2004 25th Big East Men’s Basketball Tournament: Connecticut beats Pittsburgh, 61-58
2005 52nd ACC Men’s Basketball Tournament: #3 Duke beats Georgia Tech, 69-64
2005 46th SEC Men’s Basketball Tournament: Florida beats Kentucky, 70-53
2009 30th Big East Men’s Basketball Tournament: #5 Louisville beats #10 Villanova, 69-55
2010 31st Big East Men’s Basketball Tournament: #7 West Virginia beats #22 Georgetown, 60-58
2011 58th ACC Men’s Basketball Tournament: #5 Duke beats #6 North Carolina, 75-58
2011 52nd SEC Men’s Basketball Tournament: Kentucky beats Florida, 70-54
2019 Australian cricketers beat India by 35 runs in Delhi to win ODI series, 3-2; first Australian team to recover from 0-2 in a 5-match series; Usman Khawaja 100, Adam Zampa 3/46
2020 12 hours after PGA Tour cancelled its flagship event, The Players Championship, Augusta National announces postponement of the Masters Tournament to a date to be fixed because of COVID-19 pandemic
2020 Elite football in Britain, including England’s Premier League, EFL, Women’s Super League plus in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland, is suspended until at least 3 April because of COVID-19 pandemic

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