On This Day

February 1898 in Sports History

Birthdays in Sport

  • Feb 15 Allen Woodring, American runner (d. 1982)
  • Feb 17 Tom Lowry, New Zealand cricket batsman (7 Tests, 2 x 50s; first NZ Test captain), President NZ Thoroughbred Breeders Association 1951-65, born in Fernhill, New Zealand (d. 1976)
  • Feb 27 Allison Danzig, sports writer (Tennis Pictorial History)
  • Feb 28 Zeki Rıza Sporel, Turkish soccer striker (16 caps; Fenerbahçe), born in Istanbul, Turkey (d. 1969)