On This Day

February 28, 1940 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Events in Sport

  • 1st televised basketball game (U of Pitts beats Fordham U, 50-37)

Birthdays in Sport

Person of interestMario Andretti

Mario Andretti, Italian American auto racer (Indianapolis 500 1969; F1 World Champion 1978), born in Montona, Italy

Racing Car Driver Mario Andretti
Racing Car Driver
Mario Andretti