February 1914 in Sport

Events in Sport

  • Feb 1 NY Giants & Chicago White Sox play an exhibition baseball game in Egypt

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Feb 7 Charlie Chaplin debuts silent film "The Tramp" in "Kid Auto Races at Venice"

Comedian/Actor/Filmaker Charlie Chaplin
Comedian/Actor/Filmaker
Charlie Chaplin

Birthdays in Sport

  • Feb 6 Forrest Towns, American athlete (Olympic gold 110m hurdles 1936), born in Fitzgerald, Georgia (d. 1991)
  • Feb 8 Bert Haas, baseball player
  • Feb 9 Bill Veeck, American MLB owner, promoter (Brewers, White Sox, Indians, St. Louis Browns), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1986)
  • Feb 14 Norman Von Nida, Australian golfer (d. 2007)
  • Feb 15 Arthur Sydney Martin, spy catcher
  • Feb 21 Arnold S Denker, NY, US chess champion (1944-46)
  • Feb 23 Theofiel Middelkamp, Dutch cyclist (d. 2005)
  • Feb 25 John Arlott, cricketer (the doyen of cricket commentators & writers)