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Thursday, 16 March 2017 00:11

Thursday, March 16

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

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1872 Football. The Wanderers beat the Royal Engineers 1-0 at London's Kennington Oval in the first FA Cup final.

1936 Athletics. British high-jumper Thelma Hopkins, Olympic silver medalist in 1956, is born.

1971 Boxing. British boxing legend Henry Cooper retired from the sport.

1977 Football. The League Cup final replay at Hillsbrough between Aston Villa and Everton again ended in a draw meaning a second replay was required.

1989 Football. Arsenal and England player Theo Walcott is born.

1996 Boxing. Mike Tyson knocks Frank Bruno out in the second round of their world title heavyweight contest.

2008 Cricket. Australian cricketer Bill Brown dies.

2013 Rugby union. Wales beat previously unbeaten England 30-3 to retain the Six Nations title.

2014 Football. Liverpool beat Manchester United 3-0 at Old Trafford. Steven Gerrard scores two penalties and misses a third.

 

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