1869 Cincinnati Red Stockings become the 1st professional baseball team
1877 Cricket’s inaugural Test match commences as Australia plays England at the Melbourne Cricket Ground; Australia wins by 45 runs in 4 days
1877 Australian batsman Charles Bannerman completes first Test century in cricket history in 1st Test v England in Melbourne; retires hurt on 165 the following day
1901 Horse racing is banned in San Francisco, last race March 16th
1935 Brilliant batsman George Headley steers West Indies to an innings victory over England in 4th cricket Test at Kingston, Jamaica with a patient, unbeaten 270
1945 Bert Shepard (1 legged WW II vet) tries out as a pitcher for Senators
1945 Dodgers open spring training at Bear Mountain NY
1953 West Germany loses in soccer to Netherlands, 2-1
1958 Royals basketball star Maurice Stokes collapses during a playoff game with encephalitis; He goes into a coma & is permanently disabled
1958 England retains the Five Nations Rugby Championship with a 3-3 draw against Scotland at Murrayfield, Edinburgh; England’s 16th FN title
1968 Bob Beamon sets indoor long jump record (27’2-3/4”)
1975 Wales trounce Ireland, 32-4 at the National Stadium, Cardiff to clinch their 18th Five Nations Rugby Championship
1978 A’s trade Vida Blue to Giants for 7 players & $390,000
1980 England beats Scotland, 30-18 at Murrayfield, Edinburgh to claim it’s 18th outright Five Nations Rugby Championship, 8th Grand Slam and 15th Triple Crown
1983 Karnataka beat Bombay on 1st innings to win cricket Ranji Trophy
1986 Scotland (10-9 v Ireland) and France (29-10 v England) win their final round matches to share the Five Nations Rugby Championship with 3-1 records
1987 Last day in Test cricket for Larry Gomes & Joel Garner
1987 NZ beat WI by 5 wickets in Jeremy Coney’s last Test Cricket
1987 US Davis Cup team loses to Paraguay
1988 NFL’s St Louis Cardinals officially move to Phoenix
1989 NY Rangers retire goalie Eddie Giacomin’s #1 uniform
1991 Sergei Bubka pole vaults world record 6.14m (20 feet 1 3/4)
1992 39th ACC Men’s Basketball Tournament: #1 Duke beats #20 North Carolina, 94-74
1992 33rd SEC Men’s Basketball Tournament: Kentucky beats Alabama, 80-54
1992 13th Big East Men’s Basketball Tournament: Syracuse beats Georgetown, 56-54
1994 Experts from AL certify the Cleveland Indians Jacobs Field is properly lit
1997 Pitts Penguins’ Joe Mullen, is 1st American to score 500 NHL goals
1997 France beats Scotland, 47-20 at Parc des Princes, Paris to claim an 11th outright Five Nations Rugby Championship and 5th Triple Crown; fly-half Christophe Lamaison lands 6 penalties and 3 conversions
2003 24th Big East Men’s Basketball Tournament: Pittsburgh beats Connecticut, 74-56
2008 29th Big East Men’s Basketball Tournament: Pittsburgh beats Georgetown, 74-65
2008 Wales beats France, 29-12 at Millennium Stadium, Cardiff to complete a Grand Slam and win the Six Nations Rugby Championship with a 19th Triple Crown
2009 56th ACC Men’s Basketball Tournament: #9 Duke beats #22 Florida State, 79-69
2009 50th SEC Men’s Basketball Tournament: Mississippi State beats Tennessee, 64-61
2013 Patrick Chan of Canada wins the men’s 2013 World Figure Skating Championships
2014 35th Big East Men’s Basketball Tournament: Providence beats Creighton, 65-58
2014 Ireland edges France, 22-20 at Stade de France, Saint-Denis to beat England on points difference and win Six Nations Rugby Championship; final international match for Ireland centre Brian O’Driscoll with record 141 caps
2015 56th SEC Men’s Basketball Tournament: Kentucky beats Arkansas, 78-63
1869 Cincinnati Red Stockings become the 1st professional baseball team
1877 Cricket’s inaugural Test match commences as Australia plays England at the Melbourne Cricket Ground; Australia wins by 45 runs in 4 days
1877 Australian batsman Charles Bannerman completes first Test century in cricket history in 1st Test v England in Melbourne; retires hurt on 165 the following day
1901 Horse racing is banned in San Francisco, last race March 16th
1935 Brilliant batsman George Headley steers West Indies to an innings victory over England in 4th cricket Test at Kingston, Jamaica with a patient, unbeaten 270
1945 Bert Shepard (1 legged WW II vet) tries out as a pitcher for Senators
1945 Dodgers open spring training at Bear Mountain NY
1953 West Germany loses in soccer to Netherlands, 2-1
1958 Royals basketball star Maurice Stokes collapses during a playoff game with encephalitis; He goes into a coma & is permanently disabled
1958 England retains the Five Nations Rugby Championship with a 3-3 draw against Scotland at Murrayfield, Edinburgh; England’s 16th FN title
1968 Bob Beamon sets indoor long jump record (27’2-3/4”)
1975 Wales trounce Ireland, 32-4 at the National Stadium, Cardiff to clinch their 18th Five Nations Rugby Championship
1978 A’s trade Vida Blue to Giants for 7 players & $390,000
1980 England beats Scotland, 30-18 at Murrayfield, Edinburgh to claim it’s 18th outright Five Nations Rugby Championship, 8th Grand Slam and 15th Triple Crown
1983 Karnataka beat Bombay on 1st innings to win cricket Ranji Trophy
1986 Scotland (10-9 v Ireland) and France (29-10 v England) win their final round matches to share the Five Nations Rugby Championship with 3-1 records
1987 Last day in Test cricket for Larry Gomes & Joel Garner
1987 NZ beat WI by 5 wickets in Jeremy Coney’s last Test Cricket
1987 US Davis Cup team loses to Paraguay
1988 NFL’s St Louis Cardinals officially move to Phoenix
1989 NY Rangers retire goalie Eddie Giacomin’s #1 uniform
1991 Sergei Bubka pole vaults world record 6.14m (20 feet 1 3/4)
1992 39th ACC Men’s Basketball Tournament: #1 Duke beats #20 North Carolina, 94-74
1992 33rd SEC Men’s Basketball Tournament: Kentucky beats Alabama, 80-54
1992 13th Big East Men’s Basketball Tournament: Syracuse beats Georgetown, 56-54
1994 Experts from AL certify the Cleveland Indians Jacobs Field is properly lit
1997 Pitts Penguins’ Joe Mullen, is 1st American to score 500 NHL goals
1997 France beats Scotland, 47-20 at Parc des Princes, Paris to claim an 11th outright Five Nations Rugby Championship and 5th Triple Crown; fly-half Christophe Lamaison lands 6 penalties and 3 conversions
2003 24th Big East Men’s Basketball Tournament: Pittsburgh beats Connecticut, 74-56
2008 29th Big East Men’s Basketball Tournament: Pittsburgh beats Georgetown, 74-65
2008 Wales beats France, 29-12 at Millennium Stadium, Cardiff to complete a Grand Slam and win the Six Nations Rugby Championship with a 19th Triple Crown
2009 56th ACC Men’s Basketball Tournament: #9 Duke beats #22 Florida State, 79-69
2009 50th SEC Men’s Basketball Tournament: Mississippi State beats Tennessee, 64-61
2013 Patrick Chan of Canada wins the men’s 2013 World Figure Skating Championships
2014 35th Big East Men’s Basketball Tournament: Providence beats Creighton, 65-58
2014 Ireland edges France, 22-20 at Stade de France, Saint-Denis to beat England on points difference and win Six Nations Rugby Championship; final international match for Ireland centre Brian O’Driscoll with record 141 caps
2015 56th SEC Men’s Basketball Tournament: Kentucky beats Arkansas, 78-63
1869 Cincinnati Red Stockings become the 1st professional baseball team
1877 Cricket’s inaugural Test match commences as Australia plays England at the Melbourne Cricket Ground; Australia wins by 45 runs in 4 days
1877 Australian batsman Charles Bannerman completes first Test century in cricket history in 1st Test v England in Melbourne; retires hurt on 165 the following day
1901 Horse racing is banned in San Francisco, last race March 16th
1935 Brilliant batsman George Headley steers West Indies to an innings victory over England in 4th cricket Test at Kingston, Jamaica with a patient, unbeaten 270
1945 Bert Shepard (1 legged WW II vet) tries out as a pitcher for Senators
1945 Dodgers open spring training at Bear Mountain NY
1953 West Germany loses in soccer to Netherlands, 2-1
1958 Royals basketball star Maurice Stokes collapses during a playoff game with encephalitis; He goes into a coma & is permanently disabled
1958 England retains the Five Nations Rugby Championship with a 3-3 draw against Scotland at Murrayfield, Edinburgh; England’s 16th FN title
1968 Bob Beamon sets indoor long jump record (27’2-3/4”)
1975 Wales trounce Ireland, 32-4 at the National Stadium, Cardiff to clinch their 18th Five Nations Rugby Championship
1978 A’s trade Vida Blue to Giants for 7 players & $390,000
1980 England beats Scotland, 30-18 at Murrayfield, Edinburgh to claim it’s 18th outright Five Nations Rugby Championship, 8th Grand Slam and 15th Triple Crown
1983 Karnataka beat Bombay on 1st innings to win cricket Ranji Trophy
1986 Scotland (10-9 v Ireland) and France (29-10 v England) win their final round matches to share the Five Nations Rugby Championship with 3-1 records
1987 Last day in Test cricket for Larry Gomes & Joel Garner
1987 NZ beat WI by 5 wickets in Jeremy Coney’s last Test Cricket
1987 US Davis Cup team loses to Paraguay
1988 NFL’s St Louis Cardinals officially move to Phoenix
1989 NY Rangers retire goalie Eddie Giacomin’s #1 uniform
1991 Sergei Bubka pole vaults world record 6.14m (20 feet 1 3/4)
1992 39th ACC Men’s Basketball Tournament: #1 Duke beats #20 North Carolina, 94-74
1992 33rd SEC Men’s Basketball Tournament: Kentucky beats Alabama, 80-54
1992 13th Big East Men’s Basketball Tournament: Syracuse beats Georgetown, 56-54
1994 Experts from AL certify the Cleveland Indians Jacobs Field is properly lit
1997 Pitts Penguins’ Joe Mullen, is 1st American to score 500 NHL goals
1997 France beats Scotland, 47-20 at Parc des Princes, Paris to claim an 11th outright Five Nations Rugby Championship and 5th Triple Crown; fly-half Christophe Lamaison lands 6 penalties and 3 conversions
2003 24th Big East Men’s Basketball Tournament: Pittsburgh beats Connecticut, 74-56
2008 29th Big East Men’s Basketball Tournament: Pittsburgh beats Georgetown, 74-65
2008 Wales beats France, 29-12 at Millennium Stadium, Cardiff to complete a Grand Slam and win the Six Nations Rugby Championship with a 19th Triple Crown
2009 56th ACC Men’s Basketball Tournament: #9 Duke beats #22 Florida State, 79-69
2009 50th SEC Men’s Basketball Tournament: Mississippi State beats Tennessee, 64-61
2013 Patrick Chan of Canada wins the men’s 2013 World Figure Skating Championships
2014 35th Big East Men’s Basketball Tournament: Providence beats Creighton, 65-58
2014 Ireland edges France, 22-20 at Stade de France, Saint-Denis to beat England on points difference and win Six Nations Rugby Championship; final international match for Ireland centre Brian O’Driscoll with record 141 caps
2015 56th SEC Men’s Basketball Tournament: Kentucky beats Arkansas, 78-63

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