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1992

WrestleMania VIII

WrestleMania VIII was the eighth annual WrestleMania professional wrestling pay-per-view event produced by the World Wrestling Federation. It took place in April 1992 at the Hoosier Dome in Indianapolis, Indiana. The card included two main events, both of which shared the official promotional poster.

1984

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar becomes the highest-scoring player in NBA history

In a game against the Utah Jazz played in Las Vegas. Taking a pass from Magic Johnson, Abdul-Jabbar whirled and launched his trademark sky-hook toward the hoop. The shot drew nothing but net, giving Abdul-Jabbar career point No. 31,420, which vaulted him past Wilt Chamberlain as the NBA's all-time leading scorer. He still holds the career record with 38,387 points.

1967

Wilt Chamberlain sets NBA Playoff record of 41 rebounds

Chamberlain reversed his fortunes. He had been traded to the new Philadelphia team, the 76ers, and they finished the regular season with the best record in the history of the league. In the championship series, the 76ers polished off the San Francisco Warriors to win the first world title for Chamberlain.

25 fans lose their lives when a stand collapses at Glasgow’s Ibrox stadium as the Scottish national team plays England

The 1902 Ibrox disaster was the collapse of a stand at Ibrox Park in Glasgow, Scotland which led to the deaths of 25 and injuries to more than 500 supporters during an international association football match between Scotland and England. The match was the first time that the ground had been used more than half full.

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