On This Day

February 1900 in Sports History

Events in Sport

  • Feb 9 Dwight Davis establishes a new tennis trophy, the Davis Cup
  • Feb 16 Stanley Cup, Montreal Arena, Westmount, Quebec: Montreal Shamrocks beat Winnipeg Victorias, 5-4 to take challenge series, 3-1

Birthdays in Sport

  • Feb 1 Clarence "Bud" Pinkston, American diver (Olympic gold 10m platform, silver 3m springboard 1920), born in Wichita, Kansas (d. 1961)
  • Feb 2 Asa Smith Bushnell III, American sports executive (Secretary US Olympic Committee 1945-65), born in Springfield, Ohio (d. 1975)
  • Feb 2 Willie Kamm, MLB third baseman (d. 1988)
  • Feb 15 George Earnshaw, American baseball pitcher (World Series 1929-30; Philadelphia Athletics), born in Little Rock, Arkansas (d. 1976)
  • Feb 26 Halina Konopacka, Polish discus thrower (Olympic gold 1928), born in Rawa Mazowiecka, Russian Empire (d. 1989)