On This Day

February 1902 in Sports History

Events in Sport

  • Feb 4 Stanley Cup, Winnipeg Auditorium, Winnipeg, Manitoba: Montreal HC beats Winnipeg Victorias, 2-1 for a 2-1 challenge series victory

Birthdays in Sport

  • Feb 7 Ethelda Blebtrey, 100m swimmer (Olympic gold 1920), born in Waterford, New York
  • Feb 27 Ethelda Bleibtrey, American swimmer (Olympic gold 100m, 300m, 4x100m freestyle relay 1920; first US female champion), born in Waterford, New York (d. 1978)
  • Feb 27 Gene Sarazen, American golfer (7 major titles including major slam), born in Harrison, New York (d. 1999)