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Last Updated: February 22, 2021

This Day in Sports History (2/21/2021 – (2/27/2021)

Introduction

February 21st, 1973

  • Chicago Black Hawks play an NHL record 262nd NHL game without being shut out.

February 22nd, 1962

  • Wilt Chamberlain sets an NBA record with 34 free throw attempts.

February 23rd, 1938

  • Joe Louis knocks out Nathan Mann in the third round for the heavyweight boxing title.

February 24th, 1987

  • The Los Angeles Lakers' Kareem Abdul – Jabbar scores his 36,000th career point in the NBA.

February 25th, 1994

  • Phil Rizzuto is elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame.

February 26th, 1987

  • NBA's Michael Jordan scores 58 points in a single game and that is a Chicago Bulls' franchise record.

February 27th, 1987

  • The NCAA cancels SMU’s entire 1987 football season for gross violations of the NCAA rules regarding athletic corruption.

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