On This Day

February 14, 1988 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Sunday

Events in Sport

CarDaytona 500

30th Daytona 500: Bobby Allison beats his son, Davey, to the finish line; remembered for Richard Petty's rollover crash in the tri-oval on lap 106, rolls over 8 times and hit by Brett Bodine; walks away unhurt

Auto Racer Richard Petty
Auto Racer
Richard Petty

Event of interestEvent of Interest

PGA Seniors' Championship Men's Golf, PGA National GC: South African Gary Player wins his second of 3 event titles by 3 strokes from Chi-Chi Rodríguez

Golfer Gary Player
Gary Player

Birthdays in Sport

  • Ángel Di María, Argentine footballer, born in Rosario, Argentina
1988 in Sport