On This Day

What Happened on February 14, 2010

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • 52nd Daytona 500: Jamie McMurray, driving for Earnhardt Ganassi Racing wins; Mark Martin, oldest polesitter in Daytona 500 history at 51 years, 27 days
  • 59th NBA All-Star Game, Cowboys Stadium, Arlington, TX: East beats West, 141-139; MVP: Dwyane Wade, Miami Heat, G

OlympicsOlympic Gold

Alexandre Bilodeau wins the Gold Medal in the freestyle skiing men's moguls event, becoming the first Canadian to win a Gold Medal during a Canadian-hosted Olympics

Two Time Olympic Gold Medalist Alexandre Bilodeau
Two Time Olympic Gold Medalist
Alexandre Bilodeau
  • America's Cup: Team USA defeats Alinghi 2-0 to win in Spain

Famous Deaths

  • Dick Francis, British jockey and detective writer (Whip Hand, High Stakes), dies at 89
  • Doug Fieger, American musician The Knack (b. 1952)