On this day in History 2/24

On this day in sports history in 1982, Wayne Gretzky scored a record goal. Hockey phenom Wayne Gretzky scores his 77th goal for the season, breaking a single-season record that many predicted couldn’t be bested. ‘The Great One’ will go on to become one of Canada’s greatest sports heroes.

Featured image courtesy of Randy Stern from Minneapolis, MN, USA, CC BY 2.0 <https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0>, via Wikimedia Commons

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Author: Tom M

Curator @ Echoes of History. Lover of History, Travel, Politics, Music, Space and Haunted Locations. 25 years of experience in Music Industry working at MI5 Recordings & Universal Music Group. Preserving history each moment at a time.

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