February 1936 in Sport

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Events in Sport

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6th - 4th Winter Olympic games open in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany
8th - 1st NFL draft, Eagles select Heisman Trophy winner Jay Berwanger
8th - 1st successful Toronto Maple Leaf penalty shot, Conacher vs Rangers
15th - Sonja Henie, Norway, wins 3rd consecutive Olympic Figure Skating gold
16th - 4th Winter Olympic games close at Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany
18th - NHL record 32 points scored, NY Americans (28) & Mont Maroons (24)

Birthdays in Sport

Results 1 - 10 of 10

3rd - Bob Simpson, Australian cricketer (1965 Wisden Cricketer of the Year)
8th - Cletis Boyer, 3rd baseman (NY Yankees)
8th - Manohar Hardikar, cricketer (batted in 2 Tests India v WI 1958-59)
13th - John Harris, British(?) cricket player
13th - Leamon King, Tulare California, 4X100m relayer (Olympic-gold-1956)
17th - Barry Jarman, cricketer (Australian wicket-keeper in 60's)
17th - Jim Brown, Ga, NFL full back (Cleveland Browns)/actor (Dirty Dozen)
17th - Peter Walker, cricket all-rounder (Glamorgan did little for Eng 1960)
29th - Alwin Schockemohle, Germany, Equestrian jumper (Olympic-gold-1976)
29th - Henri "Rocket" Richard, NHL center (Montreal Canadiens)

Deaths in Sport

Results 1 - 1 of 1

16th - Tommy Ward, South African cricket wicket keeper (23 Tests), electrocuted


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