Monday, March 13
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?
1873 Football. Representatives of eight Scottish clubs meet at a hotel in Glasgow to form the Scottish Football Association.
1894 Horse racing. JL Johnstone invents horse racing starting gate.
1950 Boxing. British boxing star Joe Bugner is born in Hungary. He was crowned European champion in 1971.
1956 Cricket. At Eden Park New Zealand bowl West Indies out for just 77 to record their first Test cricket win.
1961 Boxing. Floyd Patterson knocks out Ingemar Johansson in the sixth round to win heavyweight title.
1967 Cricket. West Indian cricketer Frank Worrell dies.
1974 Cricket. Glenn Turner scores twin centuries as New Zealand register a first Test victory against Australia.
1977 Cricket. Dennis Lillee takes 6-26 as England are bowled out for 95.
1981 Snooker. Stephen Maguire is born.
1991 Snooker. At 15 years and 98 days, Ronnie O'Sullivan becomes the youngest person to make a 147 break in competitive snooker.
1996 Cricket. Sri Lanka beat India in the semi-final of the World Cup after riots stop play.
2006 Football. Celtic and Scotland legend Jimmy Johnstone dies.
2007 Football. Salisbury City beat Cambridge City 3-1 away in a Nationwide Conference South game. Luke Prince, Marvin Brown and substitute Declan McGregor are all on target.
2010 Football. Salisbury City lose 1-0 at home to Barrow in their FA Trophy Semi-final first leg. Darrell Clarke was dismissed late on in the game for what the referee thought was a dangerous challenge. After video and photographic evidence (below) was produced supporting the City skipper, the red card was later rescinded, allowing him to play in the second leg.
Photo: DENIS MURPHY/Sport4Salisbury
2011 Football. Manchester City beat Reading 1-0 to set up an FA Cup semi-final with Manchester United. Stoke City beat West Ham United to secure a last four contest with Bolton Wanderers.
2012 Football. Liverpool's Steven Gerrard scored a hat-trick at Anfield in the Merseyside derby with Everton, making it a miserable night for Everton boss David Moyes, who was hoping to celebrate ten years as manager with a positive result. It was Gerrard's 400th Premiership game.
2012 Football. It was an interesting night for Chalk brothers Ian and Steve as their respective sides clashed in the semi-final of the Wiltshire Senior Cup. Ian's Bemerton Heath Harlequins triumphed 5-3 against Steve's Shrewton United. It was the first time the brothers had faced each others as managers in a competitive fixture.
2012 Horse racing. On the opening day of the Cheltenham Festival, 8/11 favourite Sprinter Sacre won the Arkle Challenge Trophy. Barry Geraghty was in the saddle on the Nicky Henderson-trained chaser. Other winners on the day included Cinders And Ashes (10/1), Alfie Sherrin (14/1), Rock On Ruby (11/1), Balthazar King (11/2), Quevega (4/7 fav) and Hunt Ball (13/2 fav).