On This Day

February 17, 1993 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Events in Sport

  • Hartford right wing Pat Verbeek scores his 300th career NHL goal and adds his 300th career assist in a 5-3 Whalers' home loss to the Buffalo Sabres
  • Mark Foster swims world record 50m free style (21.60 sec)

Deaths in Sport

  • Leslie Townsend, cricket all-rounder (England in 4 Tests 1930-34), dies