Events in Sport in February 1961

  • Feb 1 Australian cricketers Ken Mackay and Lindsay Kline hang on for 100 mins for cricket draw vs West Indies
  • Feb 10 AFL's LA Chargers move to San Diego

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Feb 12 Celtic Bill Russell grabs 40 rebounds to beat Warriors 136-125

Basketball Player Bill Russell
Basketball Player
Bill Russell
  • Feb 12 Mushtaq Mohammad scores 1st Test Cricket century at 17 yrs 82 days

Sport awardGolf Tournament

Feb 14 Louise Suggs wins LPGA Royal Poinciana Golf Invitational

Golfer and Co-Founder of the LPGA Louise Suggs
Golfer and Co-Founder of the LPGA
Louise Suggs
  • Feb 15 Australia beat West Indies 2-1 in one of best Test Cricket series ever
  • Feb 18 Henk van der Grift becomes world champion skater
  • Feb 19 Henk van der Grift (Neth) becomes world champ all-round skater
  • Feb 25 Niagara ends St Bonaventura's 99-game home basketball win streak
  • Feb 26 3rd Daytona 500: Marvin Panch wins (149.601 MPH)