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February 6, 1948 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Friday

Events in Sport


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Bradman retires hurt, 57 in his last Test Cricket innings in Australia

Cricket Legend Donald Bradman
Cricket Legend
Donald Bradman
  • Nils Karlsson wins the 50k cross country gold medal at the St. Moritz Winter Olympics; Swedish skiers win all 3 cross-country events at the Games
  • World & European champion Barbara Ann Scott becomes the first Canadian to win a women's figure skating Olympic gold medal at the St. Moritz Winter Games

Birthdays in Sport

  • José Luis Capón, Spanish soccer defender (13 caps; Atlético Madrid, 200 games), born in Madrid, Spain (d. 2020)
1948 in Sport