On This Day

February 18, 1960 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Thursday

Events in Sport

  • VIII Winter Olympic Games open in Squaw Valley, California
  • Walter O'Malley, LA Dodger owner, purchases Chavez Ravine for $494,000

Birthdays in Sport

  • Andy Moog, Canadian NHL goalie (Oilers, Bruins, Olympics-Canada-1988), born in Penticton, Canada
  • Roger Wijesuriya, Sri Lankan cricketer (bowling avg 294 in 4 Tests for Sri Lanka), born in Moratuwa, Sri Lanka
1960 in Sport