Sunday, March 5
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?
1908 Football. The Referees Association was formed.
1921 Baseball. American baseball player Elmer Valo is born.
1945 Athletics. US shot putter Randy Matson, who won Olympic gold in 1968, is born.
1945 Ice Skating. Gretchen Merrill wins the US ladies figure skating championship.
1949 Cricket. Don Bradman plays his final innings in first class cricket, scoring 30.
1965 Baseball. Baseball player Pepper Martin dies.
1965 Boxing. Ernie Terrel beats Eddie Machen to win World heavyweight title.
1974 Swimming. American 400m and 800m freestyle swimmer Brad Schumacher is born. Won Olympic gold in 1996.
1977 Motor racing. Welsh Formula One driver Tom Pryce dies.
1981 Ice Skating. Jayne Torvill and Christopher Dean win the Ice Dance Championship at Hartford.
1986 Cricket. Former West Indies captain Teddy Hoad dies.
2001 Cricket. Fast bowler Dean Headley retires from the game due to a back injury.
2014 Football. England beat Denmark 1-0 in a friendly at Wembley.