Events in Sport in February 1940

Sport defeatBoxing Title Fight

Feb 9 Joe Louis beats Arturo Godoy in 15 for heavyweight boxing title

Boxer and World Heavyweight Champion Joe Louis
Boxer and World Heavyweight Champion
Joe Louis

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Feb 13 Bradman scores 209* in 161 minutes for South Aust at the WACA

Cricket Legend Donald Bradman
Cricket Legend
Donald Bradman
  • Feb 17 Bradman scores 135 in a non-Shield match for SA v West Australia
  • Feb 28 1st televised basketball game (U of Pitts beats Fordham U, 50-37)