February 1933 in Sport

Events in Sport

  • Feb 25 Major NFL rule changes (hash mark 10 yds in, posts on goal line)
  • Feb 25 Thomas Yawkey purchases Boston Red Sox

Birthdays in Sport

  • Feb 7 John Anderton, English footballer
  • Feb 9 Jo Ann Prentice, LPGA golfer
  • Feb 18 Bobby Robson, British soccer coach (PSV)
  • Feb 22 Bobby Smith, English footballer
  • Feb 23 Lee Calhoun, Laurel, Mississippi, American 110m hurdler (Olympic gold 1956, 60)
  • Feb 27 Raymond Berry, Texas, NFL hall of famer (Baltimore Colts)
  • Feb 28 Robert Grondelaers, Belgian cyclist (d. 1989)

Deaths in Sport

  • Feb 16 Archie Jackson, Austrian cricketer, dies at 23
  • Feb 18 James Corbett, (Gentleman Jim), heavyweight box champ (1892-97), dies