February 1941 in Sport

Events in Sport


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Feb 17 Joe Louis KOs Gus Dorazio in 2 for heavyweight boxing title

Boxer and World Heavyweight Champion Joe Louis
Boxer and World Heavyweight Champion
Joe Louis
  • Feb 25 Boston Bruins set NHL record of 23-game unbeaten streak (15-0-8)

Birthdays in Sport

  • Feb 1 Anatoliy Firssov, USSR, ice hockey player (Olympic gold 1964, 68, 72)
  • Feb 1 Franco Nones, Italian 30K cross country skier (Olympic gold 1968)
  • Feb 3 Carol Mann, golfer (LPGA Hall of Fame 1977, 1965 US Open), born in Buffalo, New York
  • Feb 3 Gary Bartlett, cricket pace bowler (NZ in 10 Tests in the 1960's)
  • Feb 10 John Hampshire, cricketer (of Yorkshire Century on debut for Eng 1969)
  • Feb 12 Ross Morgan, cricketer (NZ batsman in 20 Tests 1965-72)
  • Feb 16 Vitali Kuznetsov, USSR, judo (Olympic silver 1972)
  • Feb 17 Heidi Biebi, German Fed Rep, downhill skier (Olympic gold 1960)
  • Feb 23 Robin Bynoe, cricketer (WI opening batsman in 4 Tests 1959-67)
  • Feb 23 Ron Hunt, baseball player
  • Feb 26 Keith Thomson, cricketer (batted in 2 Tests NZ v India 1968)

Deaths in Sport

  • Feb 19 Alexander Josiah Webbe, English cricket keeper (v Aus 1879), dies