On This Day

February 1, 1948 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Sunday

Events in Sport

  • Finland goes 1-2 in the Nordic combined event at the St. Moritz Winter Olympics; Heikki Hasu takes gold ahead of teammate Martti Huhtala
  • Johnny Palmer sets a 36-hole PGA Tour scoring record with rounds of 62-64 in the Tucson Open; finishes runner-up by 1 stroke to Skip Alexander who cards tournament record total 264

Birthdays in Sport

  • Debbie Austin, American golfer (7 LPGA Tour wins), born in Oneida, New York
1948 in Sport