February 1947 in Sport

Events in Sport


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Feb 3 Bradman bowled by Alec Bedser for a duck in 4th Test Cricket

Cricket Legend Donald Bradman
Cricket Legend
Donald Bradman
  • Feb 6 Compton & Arthur Morris both complete dual tons in same Test Cricket

Birthdays in Sport

  • Feb 1 Terry Hibbitt, soccer star
  • Feb 2 Aleksandr Medved, USSR, wrestler (Olympic gold 1964, 68, 72)
  • Feb 3 Joe Coleman, baseball pitcher (Washington, Detroit)
  • Feb 5 Darrell Waltrip, American race car driver
  • Feb 6 Charles Hickcox, American 200m/400m medley swimmer (Olympic-3 gold-1968)
  • Feb 8 Sam Gannon, cricketer (Austr lefty quick, 3 Tests v India 1977-78)
  • Feb 13 Mike Krzyzewski, basketball coach
  • Feb 14 Heidemarie Rosendahl, German FR, long jumper (Olympic gold 1972)
  • Feb 14 Salah-ud-Din, cricketer (played 5 Tests for Pakistan 1965-69)
  • Feb 18 Carlos A Lopes, Portuguese marathon runner (Olympic gold 1984)
  • Feb 20 Peter Osgood, English footballer (d. 2006)
  • Feb 23 Geoff Cope, cricketer (England off-spinner 1977-78)
  • Feb 25 Eddie Thomson, Australian soccer coach (Olyroos, Olympics 1996)
  • Feb 25 Lee Evans, Madera, California, American 400m runner (Olympic-2 gold-1968)
  • Feb 27 Ashley Woodcock, cricketer (one Test Aust v NZ 1974, only knock 27)

Deaths in Sport

  • Feb 27 Mackinnon of Mackinnon, cricketer (Tests Eng v Aust 1879), dies at 89
  • Feb 27 Francis MacKinnon, English cricketer (later the 35th Mackinnon of Mackinnon), dies at 98