On This Day

February 27, 1960 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in Sport

  • Five Nations Rugby Championship is won jointly by England and France with the pivotal game a 3-3 draw between the teams at Stade Colombes, Paris

Event of interestEvent of Interest

US Olympic ice hockey Team beats USSR 3-2 en route to gold medal

Ice Hockey Player Bob Cleary
Ice Hockey Player
Bob Cleary
  • Veikko Hakulinen of Finland wins his 3rd career Olympic cross country gold medal as part of Finland's 4 x 10k relay team at Squaw Valley, CA; winner: 50k (Oslo, 1952) and 30k (Cortina d’Ampezzo, 1956)

Birthdays in Sport

  • Andres Gomez, Ecuadorian tennis player (Madrid Grand Prix-1990), born in Guayaquil, Ecuador
1960 in Sport