On This Day

On This Day in Sport for February 10

Events in Sport

  • 1908 Canadian world heavyweight boxing champion Tommy Burns KOs Englishman Jack Palmer in round 4 in London in his 8th title defence
  • 1912 Hobbs & Rhodes make 323 cricket opening stand v Aust at MCG
  • 1920 Baseball outlaws all pitches involving tampering with ball
  • 1924 Bucky Harris at 27, becomes youngest baseball manager (Washington Senators)
  • 1925 AL decides to alternate leagues for game 1 of World Series each year
  • 1926 Building of Olympic Stadium Amsterdam, begins
  • 1932 Sweden goes 1-2 in the 18k cross country event at the Lake Placid Winter Olympics; Sven Utterström wins gold ahead of teammate Axel Wikström
  • 1953 Ice Dance Championship at Davos won by Westwood & Demmy GRB
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Weddings in Sport

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