On This Day

February 16, 1969 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Sunday

Events in Sport

  • Detroit Red Wings' captain Alex Delvecchio picks up an assist in a 6-2 defeat at Minnesota to become the 3rd player in NHL history to score 1,000 career points

Birthdays in Sport

  • Claude Lambert, boxer (Olympics 1996), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • Fermín Cacho, Spanish middle distance athlete (Olympic gold 1,500m 92, silver 96), born in Barcelona, Spain
  • Tim Costo, American baseball infielder (Cincinnati Reds)