On This Day

February 29, 1908 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Saturday

Birthdays in Sport

  • Alf Gover, English cricket fast bowler (4 Tests) and coach (Frank Tyson, Viv Richards, Andy Roberts, Ian Bishop; Surrey), born in Epsom, Surrey, England (d. 2001)
  • Bob Pearce, American wrestler (Olympic gold bantamweight freestyle 1932), born in Wyaconda, Missouri (d. 1996)