February 16, 1975 in Sport

Day of the Week: Sunday

Events in Sport

  • 17th Daytona 500: Benny Parsons wins (153.649 MPH)
  • Washington Capitals 1st NHL shutout, beating KC Scouts 3-0

Birthdays in Sport

  • Casey Barrett, 200m Butterfly (Olympics 1996), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • Marty Murray, Deloraine, NHL center (Calgary Flames)
  • Vanina Ickx, Belgian racing driver

Deaths in Sport

  • Morgan Taylor, American athlete (Olympic 1924), dies at 71