On This Day

March 2, 1966 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Events in Sport


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Black Hawks right wing Bobby Hull becomes the NHL's first 2-time 50-goal scorer when he strikes in a 5-4 win against the Detroit Red Wings at Chicago Stadium

NHL Legend Bobby Hull
NHL Legend
Bobby Hull

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jean Béliveau scores his 380th career NHL goal when Montreal ties Toronto, 3-3; moves him ahead of Ted Lindsay into the #3 spot all time, behind Gordie Howe and Maurice Richard

NHL Legend Jean Béliveau
NHL Legend
Jean Béliveau

Birthdays in Sport

  • Judith Wiesner, Austrian tennis player (World #12 1997; captain Austria's Federation Cup team 2001), born in Hallein Austria