February 2009 – Important Events

This is something new that I’m going to try to do each month. I will give each date and list important events, games and/or something in sports history that have happened on that date. I will do my best to provide at least one thing for each day. If I forget anything feel free to let me know if a comment. Without further ado, here it is:

1 – Super Bowl XLIII in Tampa, Florida.

1 – Men’s Final for the Australian Open.

1 – PGA at Scottsdale.

2 – NCAA Men’s Basketball, Connecticut @ Louisville .

2 – NBA, Portland Trail Blazers @ New Orleans Hornets.

2 – NCAA Women’s Basketball, Tennessee @ Oklahoma.

2 – Caribbean World Series begins.

2 – On this day in 1949 Ben Hogan was critically injured in a car accident.

3 – The FIS Alpine World Championships begin in Savoie, France.

3 – NBA, San Antonio Spurs @ Denver Nuggets.

3 – NHL, Washington Capitals @ New Jersey Devils.

4 – NCAA Football National Signing Day.

4 – NCAA Men’s Basketball, Duke @ Clemson.

4 – Lawrence Taylor turns 50.

5 – PGA at Torrey Pines begins.

5 – NBA, LA Lakers @ Boston Celtics.

6 – Millrose Games in New York, New York.

7 – NCAA Women’s Basketball, Kansas State @ Baylor.

7 – On this day in 1949 Joe DiMagio signs the first ever six-figure baseball contract.

8 – NFL Pro Bowl in Honolulu, Hawaii.

8 – NBA, San Antonio Spurs @ Boston Celtics.

8 – NBA, LA Lakers @ Cleveland Cavaliers.

8 – NCAA Women’s Basketball, Tennessee @ florida.

9 – NCAA Hockey Beanpot Championship.

9 – NHL, NY Rangers @ New Jersey Devils.

9 – NCAA Women’s Basketball, Duke @ North Carolina.

10 – NHL, San Jose Sharks @ Boston Bruins

10 – Ty Law turns 35 and Justin Gatlin turns 27.

11 – NCAA Men’s Basketball, North Carolina @ Duke.

11 – NCAA Men’s Basketball, Syracuse @ Connecticut.

11 – NHL, Washington Capitals @ NY Rangers.

11 – NBA, Boston Celtics @ New Orleans Hornets.

11 – NBA, Denver Nuggets @ Orlando Magic.

11 – NCAA Women’s Basketball, Louisville @ Notre Dame.

11 – MLB Spring Training, pitchers and catchers report.

12 – PGA Pebble Beach National Pro-Am.

12 – NCAA Men’s Basketball, UCLA @ Arizona St.

12 – Bill Russell turns 75 and Abraham Lincoln turns 200.

13 – PGA at Pebble Beach begins.

13 – NBA All-Star Rookie Challenge.

13 – NHL, Boston Bruins @ New Jersey Devils.

14 – NBA All-Star Dunk Contest.

14 – NCAA Women’s Basketball, California @ Stanford.

15 – Daytona 500.

15 – NBA All-Star Game.

15 – NHL, San Jose Sharks @ New Jersey Devils.

16 – NCAA Men’s Basketball, Pittsburgh @ Connecticut.

16 – NCAA Women’s Basketball, Duke @ Tennessee.

16 – John McEnroe turns 50.

17 – Michael Jordan turns 46.

18 – NFL Combine begins.

18 – The FIS Nordic World Ski Championships begin.

18 – NBA, Orlando Magic @ New Orleans Hornets.

19 – PGA at Riviera begins.

19 – NBA Trade Deadline.

19 – Roger Goodell turns 50.

20 – New Orleans Hornets @ LA Lakers.

20 – Bobby Unser turns 75.

21 – NCAA Men’s Basketball, Oklahoma @ Texas.

21 – NCAA Women’s Basketball, Baylor @ Oklahoma.

21 – Ernie McMillan turns 71.

22 – NCAA Men’s Basketball, Wake Forest @ Duke.

22 – NCAA Women’s Basketball, Notre Dame @ Connecticut.

22 – NCAA Women’s Basketball, Duke @ Maryland.

22 – On this day in 1959 the first ever Daytona 500 took place.

23 – NBA, Boston Celtics @ Denver Nuggets.

23 – NCAA Women’s Basketball, Oklahoma @ Texas A&M.

23 – Edward ‘Too Tall’ Jones turns 58.

24 – NFL Combine ends.

25 – NCAA Men’s Basketball, Connecticut @ Marquette.

25 – NBA, Portland Trail Blazers @ San Antonio Spurs.

25 – NHL, San Jose Sharks @ Detroit Red Wings.

25 – WGC Match Play Championship begins.

26 – Marshall Faulk turns 36.

27 – NBA, Cleveland Cavaliers @ San Antonio Spurs.

27 – NBA, LA Lakers @ Denver Nuggets.

27 – Tony Gonzalez turns 33.

28 – NHL, Washington Capitals @ Boston Bruins.

28 – Dean Smith turns 78.

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  1. […] 2009 – Important Events Posted on February 28, 2009 by colts18 I started doing this with February and still intend to do it each […]

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