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On this sporting day - On This Day
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Sunday, 12 March 2017 00:36

Sunday, March 12

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

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1881 Football. Andrew Watson makes his Scotland debut, becoming the world's first black international football player and captain.

1883 Cricket. Murrumgunarriman, an Aboriginal Cricket team member, dies.

1889 Cricket. England's Test match with South Africa at Port Elizabeth gets underway.

1910 Boxing. Tony 'Two-Ton' Galento is born in Orange, New Jersey. He later becomes an actor and his credits include On The Waterfront.

1912 Football. Botev Plovdiv become the first football club to be formed in Bulgaria.

1913 Cricket. England pace bowler Harold Butler is born.

1918 Horse racing. Racehorse trainer James Bracken is born.

1930 Athletics. Stella Walsh sets the record for the 220-yard dash in a time of 26.1 seconds.

1935 Football. John Doherty is born.

1940 Football. Albert Johanneson is born.

1957 Cricket. England left-arm bowler Harry Dean dies. He played in three Tests in 1912.

1961 Golf. Mickey Wright wins LPGA Miami Golf Open.

1963 Football. Former Blackpool and QPR manager Ian Holloway, recently with Millwall, is born.

1966 Horse racing. Jockey Johnny Longden retires after 40 years. He rode 6.032 winners.

1985 Football. Bradley Wright-Phillips is born.

1995 Ice Skating. Elvis Stojko of Canada wins the Men's Figure Skating Championships in Birmingham. China's Chen Lu wins the Ladies title.

2000 Motor racing. Jenson Button becomes Britain's youngest ever Formula 1 driver.

2011 Football. Manchester United beat Arsenal 2-0 to reach the last four of the FA Cup.

2011 Football. Salisbury City beat Banbury United 4-1 in a Southern League Premier Division game. Despite trailing 1-0, second half goals by Chris Shephard (2), Jake Reid and Darrell Clarke extend their lead at the top of the table to five points.

 

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