Events in Sport on February 18

  • 1899 Stanley Cup: Mont Shamrocks sweep Queens U (Kingston Ont) in 2 games
  • 1900 Ajax soccer team forms in Amsterdam

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1909 Boston Red Sox trade Cy Young, at 41, to Cleveland Naps

MLB Pitcher Cy Young
MLB Pitcher
Cy Young

Sports record brokenNHL Record

1919 Cy Denneny of NHL Ottawa Senators scores record 52nd goal

NHL Star Cy Denneny
NHL Star
Cy Denneny
  • 1922 Kenesaw Mountain Landis resigns his judgeship to work for baseball
  • 1936 NHL record 32 points scored, NY Americans (28) & Mont Maroons (24)
  • 1943 William D Cox buys Philadelphia Phillies
  • 1944 Youngest baseball player, Cincinnati Reds sign 15 year old Joe Nuxhall
  • 1951 3 City College of NY basketball players admit to accepting bribes
  • 1960 8th Winter Olympic games open in Squaw Valley, California
  • 1961 Henk van der Grift becomes world champion skater
  • 1962 4th Daytona 500: Fireball Roberts wins (152.529 MPH)
  • 1967 Bob Seagren sets pole vault record at 17'3"
  • 1967 Softball pitcher Eddie Feigner strikes out 6 straight major leaguers
  • 1968 10th Winter Olympic games close at Grenoble, France
  • 1973 15th Daytona 500: Richard Petty wins (157.205 MPH)

  • 1977 Test Cricket debuts of Colin Croft & Joel Garner v Pakistan Bridgetown
  • 1978 1st Iron Man Triathlon (swim, bike ride, marathon) held, Kona, Hawaii
  • 1979 21st Daytona 500: Richard Petty wins (143.977 MPH)
  • 1983 NBA Indiana Pacers begin a 28 game road losing streak
  • 1986 San Antonio's Alvin Robertson scores NBA 2nd quadruple double-20 pts, 11 rebounds, 10 assists & 10 steals against Phoenix

Sport awardGolf Tournament

1989 Sherri Turner wins LPGA Orix Hawaiian Ladies Golf Open/Itoki Pro-Am

LPGA Golfer Sherri Turner
LPGA Golfer
Sherri Turner
  • 1990 Jane Crafter wins LPGA Phar-Mor at Inverrary Golf Tournament
  • 1990 32nd Daytona 500: Derrike Cope wins (165.761 MPH)

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1991 Edmonton Oiler goalie Grant Fuhr returns to NHL after season-long suspension for substance abuse & shuts out NJ Devils 4-0

NHL Goalie Grant Fuhr
NHL Goalie
Grant Fuhr
  • 1994 Shreveport Pirates join CFL as 4th US team
  • 1995 Barb Thomas Whitehead wins Cup o' Noodles Hawaiian Ladies' Golf Open

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1996 First ODI for Kenya national cricket team in Cricket World Cup v India: Sachin Tendulkar scores 127*

Cricketer Sachin Tendulkar
Sachin Tendulkar
  • 1996 38th Daytona 500: Dale Jarrett wins (154.308 MPH)
  • 1998 NY Rangers fire head coach Colin Campbell
  • 2001 Crash during Daytona 500 race on last lap claims life of Dale Earnhardt, prompting sport to implement new safety procedures
  • 2001 43rd Daytona 500: Michael Waltrip wins (161.783 MPH)

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2004 Greg Maddux signs with the Chicago Cubs, the team he began his career with

MLB Pitching Legend Greg Maddux
MLB Pitching Legend
Greg Maddux
  • 2007 56th NBA All-Star Game: West beats East 153-132 at Las Vegas
  • 2007 49th Daytona 500: Kevin Harvick wins (149.333 MPH)
  • 2018 60th Daytona 500: Austin Dillon wins in a Chevrolet Camero ZL1