On This Day

February 1862 in Sports History

Birthdays in Sport

  • Feb 10 W H "Gobo" Ashley, cricketer (7 wkts in 1 Test for South Africa 1889)
  • Feb 27 Anastasios Metaxas, Greek architect (restored Panathinaiko Stadium 1896 Olympics Athens) and shooter (Olympic bronze trap, single shot 1908), born in Athens, Greece (d. 1937)