Tuesday, March 28
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?
1891 Cricket. Dick Pilling, known as the Prince of wicketkeepers, dies. He played for England from 1881-1888.
1891 Weight-lifting. The first World Weight-lifting Championships are held.
1897 Football. German football coach Sepp Herberger is born.
1919 Baseball. American baseball player Vic Raschi is born.
1925 Rowing. Cambridge won the boat race after Oxford sank.
1949 Cricket. Pakistan batsman Shafiq Ahmed is born.
1953 Athletics. Olympic gold medal winning decathlete James Francis Thorpe dies aged 64.
1955 Cricket. England bowl New Zealand out for just 26 at Eden Park. It was the lowest Test total in history.
1956 Athletics. German discus thrower Evelin Jahl is born - won two Olympic gold medals.
1956 Cricket. Sri Lankan spinner Asoka De Silva is born. He played in ten Tests between 1985 and 1991.
1957 Curling. The first National Curling Championships are held.
1962 Cricket. Gibbs takes a remarkable 8-6 to help West Indies beat India.
1965 Football. Former Wolverhampton Wanderers and England striker Steve Bull is born.
1968 Cricket. Former Essex and England captain turned TV pundit Nasser Hussain is born.
1968 Television. Former Soccer AM presenter Tim Lovejoy is born.
1972 Basketball. Wilt Chamberlain plays his last pro basketball game.
1974 Snooker. English snooker player Mark King is born.
1980 Athletics. Olympic gold medallist Jesse Owens dies aged 66.
1981 Cricket. Viv Richards scores a century in the first Test at his home Antigua.
1990 Basketball. Michael Jordan scores 69 points in a game - the fourth time he scored more than 60.
1990 Football. England win 1-0 against Brazil at Wembley.
1995 Cricket. Queensland beat South Australia to win Sheffield Shield.
2001 Football. England beat Albania 3-1 in a 2002 World Cup qualifier.
2005 Football. Salisbury City draw 0-0 with Eastleigh in front of a crowd of 1,151 at the Ray Mac - the club's highest attendance of their Ryman League Premier Division campaign.
2007 Football. England beat Andorra 3-0 in a Euro 2008 qualifier.
2014 Football. Former Salisbury City player-manager Darrell Clarke is appointed manager at Bristol Rovers. Although he failed to keep them up in the final weeks of the season, he delivered Rovers back to the Football League at the first time of asking.