Philadelphia 76ers in History

Events in Sport

  • 1965-12-04 2nd NY Knicks game postponed (due to death of opponent 76ers' owner)
  • 1967-04-24 21st NBA Championship: Philadelphia 76ers beat SF Warriors, 4 games to 2

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1967-12-16 Wilt Chamberlain of NBA Philadelphia 76ers scores 68 points vs Chicago

NBA Legend Wilt Chamberlain
NBA Legend
Wilt Chamberlain
  • 1971-03-19 Philadelphia 76ers outscore Cincinnati Royals 90-8 in 1 half
  • 1973-02-11 Philadelphia 76ers lose their 20th NBA game in a row
  • 1976-10-20 NY Nets Julius "Dr J" Erving sold to Philadelphia 76ers
  • 1980-05-16 34th NBA Championship: LA Lakers beat Philadelphia 76ers, 4 games to 2
  • 1982-06-08 36th NBA Championship: LA Lakers beat Philadelphia 76ers, 4 games to 2
  • 1983-05-31 37th NBA Championship: Philadelphia 76ers sweep LA Lakers in 4 games
  • 1991-03-18 Philadelphia '76ers retires Wilt Chamberlain's #13 jersey

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1992-06-17 Philadelphia 76ers trade Charles Barkley to Phoenix Suns

NBA Power Forward Charles Barkley
NBA Power Forward
Charles Barkley
  • 2001-06-15 55th NBA Championship: Los Angeles Lakers beat Philadelphia 76ers, 4 games to 1

Birthdays in Sport


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1928-05-19 Dolph Schayes, American basketball Hall of Famer (Syracuse Nationals/Philadelphia 76ers), born in NYC, New York (d. 2015)

NBA Power Forward and Coach Dolph Schayes
NBA Power Forward and Coach
Dolph Schayes

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1943-06-03 Billy Cunningham, NBA/ABA (Philadelphia 76ers, Carolina Cougers), born in Brooklyn, New York

NBA Forward and Coach Billy Cunningham
NBA Forward and Coach
Billy Cunningham

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1950-02-22 Julius Erving, American basketball forward (Virg Squirers, NY Nets, Philadelphia 76ers), born in Nassau County, New York

NBA Legend Julius Erving
NBA Legend
Julius Erving
  • 1954-03-23 Moses Malone, NBA center (Atlanta Hawks, Milw Bucks, Philadelphia '76ers), born in Petersburg, Virginia, (d. 2015)
  • 1956-09-08 Maurice Cheeks, NBA guard (NY Knicks, Philadelphia '76ers)
  • 1957-01-11 Darryl Dawkins, American professional basketball player (Philadelphia 76ers, NJ Nets), born in Orlando, Florida (d. 2015)
  • 1961-03-15 Terry Cummings, NBA forward (Milwaukee Bucks, Philadelphia 76ers)
  • 1961-06-23 LaSalle Thompson, NBA forward/center (Philadelphia 76ers)
  • 1963-03-27 Ed Pinckney, NBA forward (Philadelphia 76ers)
  • 1967-06-21 Derrick Coleman, NBA forward (Philadelphia 76ers)
  • 1967-07-31 Tony Massenburg, NBA forward (Philadelphia 76ers)
  • 1967-12-03 Greg Sutton, NBA guard (Philadelphia 76ers)
  • 1968-03-21 Scott Williams, NBA forward (Philadelphia 76ers)
  • 1968-12-30 Sean Higgins, NBA guard/forward (Philadelphia 76ers, Portland Trailblazers)
  • 1969-05-19 Richard Dumas, NBA forward (Philadelphia 76ers)
  • 1969-08-03 Doug Overton, NBA guard (Philadelphia 76ers, Denver Nuggets)
  • 1970-03-12 Rex Walters, NBA guard (Philadelphia 76ers, Miami Heat)
  • 1970-09-08 Clarence Weatherspoon, NBA forward (Philadelphia 76ers)
  • 1970-09-26 Trevor Ruffin, NBA guard (Philadelphia 76ers)
  • 1970-10-14 Jim Jackson, NBA guard (Dallas Mavericks, Philadelphia 76ers)
  • 1972-08-20 Derrick Alston, NBA forward (Philadelphia 76ers)
  • 1972-10-02 Aaron McKie, NBA guard (Portland Trail Blazers, Philadelphia 76ers)
  • 1973-04-17 Theo Ratliff, NBA forward/center (Detroit Pistons, Philadelphia 76ers)
  • 1973-04-24 Eric Snow, NBA guard (Philadelphia 76ers, Seattle Supersonics)
  • 1973-04-26 Mark Davis, NBA guard/forward (Philadelphia 76ers, Minnesota Timberwolves)
  • 1973-12-19 Kebu Stewart, NBA forward (Philadelphia 76ers)
  • 1974-11-05 Jerry Stackhouse, NBA guard/forward (Detroit Pistons, Philadelphia 76ers)
  • 1975-06-07 Allen Iverson, NBA guard (Philadelphia 76ers)
  • 1975-06-19 Anthony Parker, NBA guard (Philadelphia 76ers)
  • 1977-02-26 Tim Thomas, NBA forward (Philadelphia 76ers)
  • 1984-01-28 Andre Iguodala, basketball & NBA player (Philadelphia 76ers)

Deaths in Sport

  • 2015-08-27 Darryl Dawkins, American professional basketball player (Philadelphia 76ers, NJ Nets), dies at 58
  • 2015-09-13 Moses Malone, American NBA center "Chairman of the Boards"( Philadelphia 76ers), dies at 60
  • 2015-12-10 Dolph Schayes, American basketball Hall of Famer (Syracuse Nationals/Philadelphia 76ers), dies at 87