On This Day

Events in Sport in February 1955

  • Feb 1 Hap Day becomes the first man to serve as Toronto Maple Leafs' captain, coach and general manager when he is appointed to run the famous Canadian NHL club
  • Feb 17 Ice Dance Championship at Vienna Austria won by J Westwood/Demmy GRB
  • Feb 17 Ladies Figure Skating Championship in Vienna won by Tenley Albright US
  • Feb 17 Mike Souchak sets PGA 72-hole record of 257 (not broken until 2001)