Wednesday, March 15
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?
1877 Cricket. Charles Bannerman scores England's first ever Test century against Australia.
1901 Horse racing. Horse racing is banned in San Francisco.
1913 Motor racing. British racing driver Jack Fairman is born.
1935 Cricket. George Headley completes his innings of 270 against England at Kingston.
1948 Cricket. Don Bradman scores 115 for Australian team against Western Australia.
1966 Basketball. Abe Saperstein, founder of the Harlem Globetrotters dies, aged 63.
1979 Cricket. Sarfrazbtakes 9-86 at the MCG as Australia lose Test match.
1981 Football. Mikael Forssell is born in Finland.
1985 Boxing. Larry Holmes beats David Bey in the tenth round of his world heavyweight title fight.
1987 Cricket. New Zealand beat West Indies by five wickets in Jeremy Coney's last Test match.
1987 Tennis. USA's Davis Cup team is beaten by Paraguay.
2008 Football. Salisbury City are held to a 1-1 draw at the Ray Mac against Farsley Celtic. A crowd of 1,081 watch the game.
2014 Football. Salisbury City draw 0-0 at home to Gateshead. It was the fourth Skrill Conference Premier game in a row in which City had failed to score.
2014 Rugby union. Ireland win the RBS Six Nations crown with a victory over France in Paris. Earlier in the day, England defeated Italy. Ireland finished top on points difference.
2017 Football. Manchester City exit the Champions League at the hands of Monaco on away goals after a 6-6 aggregate score. Leading 5-3 from the first leg of their last 16 tie, City lost 3-1 on the night.
2017 Horse racing. At day two of the Cheltenham Festival, odds-on favourite Douvan fails to land the Queen Mother Champion Chase. Special Tiara (11/1) takes the glory with Noel Fehily in the saddle to give the jockey the biggest prize of the day for the second day running.