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Last Updated: February 15, 2021

This Day in Sports History (2/14/2021 – (2/20/2021)

Introduction

February 14th, 1951

  • Sugar Ray Robinson beats Jake LaMotta to take middleweight title.

February 15th, 1980

  • Wayne Gretzky assists on an NHL record tying seven goals.

February 16th, 1972

  • Wilt Chamberlain becomes the first NBA player to score 30,000 career points.

February 17th, 1941

  • The great Joe Louis knocks out Gus Dorazio in the second round for the heavyweight boxing crown.

February 18th, 1909

  • The Boston Red Sox trade Cy Young to the Cleveland Naps at the age of 41 years old.

February 19th, 1965

  • The National Football League adds a sixth official on the field.

February 20th, 1976

  • Muhammad Ali knocks out Jan Pierre Coopman in the fifth round for the heavyweight boxing crown.

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