On This Day

February 1935 in Sport

Events in Sport


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Feb 26 NY Yankees release Babe Ruth, he signs with Boston Braves

Baseball Legend Babe Ruth
Baseball Legend
Babe Ruth

Birthdays in Sport

  • Feb 2 Pete Brown, American golfer (first African-American to win on PGA Tour, Waco 1964), born in Port Gibson, Mississippi (d. 2015)
  • Feb 4 Wallis Mathias, cricketer (1st non-Muslim to play for Pakistan)
  • Feb 12 Ken Still, American golfer (3 PGA Tour titles), born in Tacoma, Washington (d. 2017)
  • Feb 13 Tommy Jacobs, American golfer (4 PGA Tour titles), born in Denver, Colorado
  • Feb 13 Dr. Don Panoz, American entrepreneur and motorsports impresario (ALMS)
  • Feb 14 Mickey Wright, American golfer (13 major titles; 82 LPGA Tour wins), born in San Diego, California
  • Feb 28 Clive Halse, cricketer (South African fast bowler on 1963-64 Aust/NZ tour)