February 1939 in Sport

Events in Sport

  • Feb 17 Katwijk soccer team forms
  • Feb 23 Lou Thesz beats Everett Marshall in St Louis, to win National Boxing Association world heavyweight title for 2nd time

Birthdays in Sport

  • Feb 5 Brian Luckhurst, cricketer (England opener of 60's & early 70's)
  • Feb 18 Dal Maxvill, American baseball player
  • Feb 20 Frank Arundel, English footballer
  • Feb 22 Steve Barber, pitcher (Balt Orioles, NY Yankees)
  • Feb 23 Josef Feistmantl, Austrian lugeist (Olympic gold 1964)
  • Feb 27 Lester King, cricketer (WI fast bowler, 2 Tests 1962-68, 9 wkts)
  • Feb 27 Peter Revson, auto racer (1971 Indianapolis pole winner)
  • Feb 28 Charles Brown, featherweight boxer (Olympic bronze 1964), born in Cincinnati, Ohio