On This Day

February 18, 1983 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Friday

Events in Sport

  • Indiana Pacers lose, 121-94 in Milwaukee; begin a 28 NBA game losing streak on the road
  • Right wing Lanny McDonald becomes the first player in NHL franchise Calgary Flames' history to score 50 goals in a season in a 5-1 loss to Buffalo Sabres

Birthdays in Sport

  • Jason Maxiell, American basketball player, born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Jermaine Jenas, English footballer, born in Nottingham, United Kingdom
  • Roberta Vinci, Italian tennis player (5 Grand Slam doubles titles), born in Taranto, Italy