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2018

The first woman wins gold in two sports at same Winter Olympics

Ester Ledecká is a Czech snowboarder and alpine skier who entered the history when she won gold both in super-G in alpine skiing and in the parallel giant slalom - snowboarding. Both at the same Winter Olympics that took place in Pyeongchang. She is the 1st woman to achieve this and the 2nd to win 2 separate disciplines.

1982

Wayne Gretzky scores his 77th goal breaking an NHL single season record

Wayne Gretzky playing for Edmonton Oilers scored his 77th goal of the season in a game against the Buffalo Sabres at Memorial Auditorium. He broke Phil Esposito's NHL single-season record of 76 goals, which he set 11 years earlier.

1940

Former Scotland and Manchester United great Denis Law is born

Denis Law was born in Scotland’s 3rd most populous city, Aberdeen into family with 7 children. With his father working as a fisherman, they could not afford much and Law went barefoot till he was 12. He became obsessed with football and eventually got a contract with Huddersfield Town at the age of 14 where he started his career.

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