On This Day

On This Day in Sport for February 6

Events in Sport

  • 1926 NFL rules college students ineligible until college classes graduates
  • 1926 St Louis Browns acquire catcher Wally Schang from NY Yankees
  • 1932 1st Olympic dog sled race at Lake Placid, New York (demonstration sport)
  • 1936 IV Winter Olympic Games open in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany
  • 1947 Compton & Arthur Morris both complete dual tons in same Test Cricket
  • 1948 Bradman retires hurt, 57 in his last Test Cricket innings in Australia
  • 1948 World & European champion Barbara Ann Scott becomes the first Canadian to win a women's figure skating Olympic gold medal at the St. Moritz Winter Games
  • 1948 Nils Karlsson wins the 50k cross country gold medal at the St. Moritz Winter Olympics; Swedish skiers win all 3 cross-country events at the Games
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