On This Day

February 1899 in Sport

Events in Sport

  • Feb 12 1st 2-man team 6-day bicycle race in US begins, Madison Square Garden, NYC
  • Feb 16 Pelham Warner scores 132 on Test Cricket debut (Eng v SA Johannesburg)
  • Feb 16 Knattspyrnufélag Reykjavíkur Iceland's first football club is founded
  • Feb 18 Stanley Cup, Montreal Arena, Westmount, Quebec: Montreal Victorias beat Winnipeg Victorias, 3-2 to sweep series, 2-0 for CAHL

Birthdays in Sport

  • Feb 3 Forrest "Red" DeBernardi, basketball hall of famer (elected 1961)