On This Day

February 26, 1972 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in Sport

  • Ireland-Wales Five Nations Rugby match scheduled for Lansdowne Road, Dublin is cancelled because of escalating political situation; Championship not completed for first time since World War II

Birthdays in Sport

  • Clint McDaniel, American NBA guard (Sacramento Kings), born in Tulsa, Oklahoma
  • Scott Turner, American politician & NFL cornerback (Washington Redskins), born in Richardson, Texas