Events in Sport on February 29

  • 1952 Ice Dance Championship at Paris France won by Westwood & Demmy of Great Britain
  • 1964 Frank Rugani sets badminton shuttlecock distance record, 24.3 m
  • 1964 NC high school basketball teams play to 56-54 score in 13 overtime

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1972 Hank Aaron becomes 1st baseball player to sign for $200,000 a year

Baseball Player Hank Aaron
Baseball Player
Hank Aaron

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1980 Gordie Howe becomes 1st NHL player to score 800 career goals

Ice Hockey Legend Gordie Howe
Ice Hockey Legend
Gordie Howe
  • 1988 Mark Greatbatch scores 107* v England on Test Cricket debut
  • 1992 Dawn Coe wins LPGA Women's Kemper Golf Open
  • 1996 Kenya defeat West Indies (all out 93) in Cricket World Cup