On This Day

February 1896 in Sports History

Events in Sport

  • Feb 14 Stanley Cup, Victoria Skating Rink, Montreal, Quebec: Winnipeg Victorias beat Montreal Victorias, 2-0

Birthdays in Sport

  • Feb 1 Frank Lane, American MLB executive (GM Chicago WS, St. Louis Cardinals, Cleveland Indians, KC Athletics, Milwaukee Brewers), born in Cincinnati, Ohio (d. 1981)
  • Feb 22 Edvin Wide, Swedish 10K runner (Olympic silver 1924)

Deaths in Sport

  • Feb 12 Isaac Murphy, American jockey, 628 wins on 1,412 mounts (44.5%), dies at 35