On This Day

February 15, 1976 in Sport

Day of the Week: Sunday

Events in Sport

  • 18th Daytona 500: David Pearson makes contact with Richard Petty just yards from finish line into a wall and to infield; Petty stalls whilst Pearson re-starts to win
  • XII Winter Olympic Games close in Innsbruck, Austria

Birthdays in Sport

  • ├ôscar Freire, Spanish cyclist, born in Torrelavega, Spain