On This Day

February 1, 1967 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Events in Sport

Event of interestEvent of Interest

The 10-team American Basketball Association (ABA) with George Mikan as Commissioner is formed and lasts 9 years; its three-point shot remains a feature of the game

NBA Center George Mikan
NBA Center
George Mikan

Birthdays in Sport

  • Tim Naehring, American baseball infielder (Boston Red Sox), born in Cincinnati, Ohio

Deaths in Sport

  • Ernie Bromley, Australian cricket batsman (2 Tests; first Western Australian to play Test cricket for Australia), dies at 54