February 1912 in Sport

Events in Sport

  • Feb 9 US Tennis Association amends rule taking bye away from defending champion
  • Feb 10 Hobbs & Rhodes make 323 cricket opening stand v Aust at MCG
  • Feb 13 England regains the Ashes
  • Feb 16 VSV soccer team forms in Ijmuiden
  • Feb 20 Argentina beat the MCC in their inaugural cricket 1st-class fixture
  • Feb 28 Victor Trumper's last Test Cricket innings c Woolley b Barnes 50

Birthdays in Sport


Person of interestByron Nelson

Feb 4 Byron Nelson, PGA golfer (won 19 tournaments in 1945), born in Fort Worth, Texas

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  • Feb 12 Eddie J Bush, golf professional
  • Feb 13 Jose de Capriles, American fencer (Olympic-1936, 48, 52)

Deaths in Sport

  • Feb 28 Bill Storer, English cricket wicketkeeper (6 Tests 1897-99), dies