On This Day - Feb 15 1995: Rioting England fans force Dublin friendly to be abandoned after 27 minutes
ON THIS DAY
1929: Two-time Formula One world champion Graham Hill was born. The father of 1996 world champion Damon was killed in a plane crash in 1975.
1978: England, captained by Geoff Boycott, were dismissed for 64 as they suffered their first Test defeat to New Zealand.
1978: Leon Spinks beat Muhammad Ali to claim the world heavyweight boxing title, although Ali won it back later that year.
1980: England wicketkeeper Bob Taylor equalled the Test world record by dismissing seven Indian batsmen - all caught - in Mumbai.
1995: Rioting England fans forced a Dublin friendly to be abandoned after 27 minutes, with the Republic of Ireland leading 1-0 at the time.
2010: Andy Powell was dropped from Wales' RBS 6 Nations squad after being charged with drink-driving after he was arrested with a golf buggy at motorway services on the M4 following the 31-24 defeat of Scotland.
2012: Rangers appointed administrators Duff and Phelps as their financial problems mounted.
2015: League One Bradford continued their remarkable run in the FA Cup as they beat Sunderland 2-0 at Valley Parade to move into the quarter-finals. They later lost to Reading after a quarter-final replay.
2016: Liverpool reached an agreement to sign defender Joel Matip from Schalke at the end of the season.
1 At which club did Cristiano Ronaldo begin his professional career?
2 In yards, how far apart are the stumps on a cricket wicket?
3 For whom was Michael Schumacher driving when he won his first Formula One Drivers' Championship in 1994?
4 Who was manager of Birmingham from 1996 to 2001?
5 Which former World champion is the current Irish Boxing High Performance director?
(See quiz answers at bottom)
SPORT ON TV
Today (Friday, February 15)
CRICKET: First Test, South Africa v Sri Lanka - Sky Sports Cricket 0755, Sky Sports Main Event 0900; Big Bash semi-final, Melbourne Renegades v Sydney Sixers - BT Sport 2 0800; second one-day international, New Zealand v Bangladesh - Sky Sports Cricket 2155, Sky Sports Main Event 2300.
SOCCER: League One, Sunderland v Accrington - Sky Sports Main Event 1900; Scottish Challenge Cup, Ross County v East Fife - BT Sport 2 1915; Ligue 1, Lyon v Guingamp - BT Sport/ESPN 1945.
RUGBY UNION: Super Rugby, Chiefs v Highlanders - Sky Sports Action 0630; Brumbies v Rebels - Sky Sports Action 0630; Premiership, Gloucester v Exeter - BT Sport 1 1900.
TENNIS: WTA, Qatar Total Open - BT Sport 1 1330.
GOLF: European Tour, ISPS Handa World Super 6 Perth - Sky Sports Main Event, Sky Sports Golf 0600; PGA Tour, Genesis Open - Sky Sports Golf 1430 & 1900, Sky Sports Main Event 1530.
SNOOKER: Welsh Open - Eurosport 1 1145 & 1845, BBC Two Wales 1300, 1845 & 2100.
Tomorrow (Saturday, February 16)
SOCCER: FA Cup, Brighton v Derby - BT Sport 2 1200; Newport v Manchester City - BT Sport 2 1730; League One, Southend v Portsmouth - Sky Sports Main Event 1200; Bundesliga, Hertha Berlin v Werder Bremen - BT Sport 1 1715.
CRICKET: First Test, South Africa v Sri Lanka - Sky Sports Cricket 0755, Sky Sports Main Event 0900.
RUGBY UNION: Super Rugby, Blues v Crusaders - Sky Sports Action 0630; Waratahs v Hurricanes - Sky Sports Action 0840; Sunwolves v Sharks - Sky Sports Action 1050; Bulls v Stormers - Sky Sports Main Event, Sky Sports Action 1510; Premiership, Saracens v Leicester - BT Sport 1 1430.
TENNIS: WTA Qatar Total Open - BT Sport/ESPN 1500
GOLF: European Tour, ISPS Handa World Super 6 Perth - Sky Sports Main Event, Sky Sports Golf 0600; PGA Tour, Genesis Open - Sky Sports Golf 1800, Sky Sports Main Event 1930.
RACING: From Ascot - ITV4 1330.
ATHLETICS: Birmingham Indoor Grand Prix - BBC One 1315.
HOCKEY: International match, Australia v Great Britain - BT Sport 1 0730; USA v Netherlands - BT Sport 2 0000 (Sun); New Zealand v China - BT Sport 2 0430 (Sun).
SNOOKER: Welsh Open - Eurosport 1 1245 & 1845, BBC Two Wales - 1300 & 1900
QUICK QUIZ answers: 1 Sporting Lisbon; 2 22; 3 Benetton; 4 Trevor Francis; 5 Former World Boxing Association super-bantamweight champion Bernard Dunne.