On This Day

February 24, 1982 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Events in Sport

  • Boston Celtics begin an 18 NBA game winning streak

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Wayne Gretzky scores NHL-record 78th goal of season en route to 92

Ice Hockey Great Wayne Gretzky
Ice Hockey Great
Wayne Gretzky

Birthdays in Sport

  • Emanuel Villa, Argentine footballer
  • Klára Zakopalová, Czech tennis player
  • Nick Blackburn, American baseball player