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Friday, 03 March 2017 00:00

Friday, March 3

Famous sporting events and news from yesteryear that happened on this day

If it's your birthday - which sports stars do you share your special day with?

1891 Football. The penalty kick rule is conceived, but does not take effect until the following season.

1918 Horse racing. Legendary racing commentator Peter O'Sullevan is born.

1920 Golf. Golfer Julius Boros is born. Was PGA champion in 1968 and won the US Open in 1952 and 1963.

1926 Greyhound racing. The International Greyhound Racing Association is formed in Miami, Florida.

1928 Football. Ronnie Dix became the youngest player to score a goal in the Football League. The Bristol Rovers player scored his first goal aged just 15 years and 180 days.

1936 Motor racing. Formula One racer Jim Clark is born

1937 Cricket. Despite having been 2-0 down in the series, Australia record a 3-2 win.

1953 Football. Brazillian star Zico is born.

1960 Cricket. English cricketer Colin Wells is born.

1961 Athletics. British javelin thrower Fatima Whitbread is born.

1972 Football. Former Spurs, Portsmouth, AFC Bournemouth and England player Darren Anderton is born.

1974 Boxing. George Foreman knocks out Ken Norton in world heavyweight title fight.

1978 Cricket. Desmond Haynes makes his Test debut for West Indies in match v Australia.

1991 Cricket. David Boon scores 109 not out against West Indies at Kingston - his tenth Test century.

1997 Football. Former WBA captain Len Millard dies.

2002 Motor racing. Michael Schumacher won the Australian Grand Prix in Melbourne

2007 Football. Salisbury City beat Fisher Athletic away for the second time in the 2006/07 season. City win their Conference South match 4-1 - Wayne Turk (2), Matt Tubbs and Robbie Matthews all score. Earlier in the campaign Whites won 1-0 in an FA Cup tie.

2009 Cricket. The Sri Lankan cricket team is attacked by terrorists en route to the Gaddafi Stadium in Lahore for their Test match with Pakistan.

2010 Football. Macclesfield Town manager Keith Alexander dies shortly after his side's game at Notts County. The former Grimsby Town, Barnet, Lincoln City and St Lucia player was the first full-time black professional manager in the Football League.

2013 Football. Spurs win their north London derby with Arsenal 2-1.

2015 Football. Scottish football legend Dave Mackay dies, aged 80. His career included spells with Hearts, Spurs and Derby County, who he subsequently managed, leading them to the Division One title.

2017 Cricket. Skipper Eoin Morgan scores a century in the opening One Day International in Antigua to help England beat the West Indies by 45 runs. The tourists posted 296-6 from their 50 overs - Morgan making 107 from 116 balls for his tenth ODI ton for his country. Ben Stokes scored 55. The Windies were then bowled out in the 48th over still 45 runs short.

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