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2012

Martin Brodeur becomes all-time leader in NHL postseason shutouts

In nine seasons, Brodeur was the NHL wins leader, and in five other seasons, he was among the top five goalies in the category. His total of five Jennings Trophies is tied for the most in NHL history, matching Roy's record. In postseason play, he had the most shutouts of any NHL goalie, and his 113 playoff wins ranks second all-time.

1991

Evander Holyfield beats George Foreman

Evander Holyfield vs. George Foreman, billed as "The Battle of the Ages", was a professional boxing match contested in April 1991. Though Foreman was able to stay competitive throughout the fight, Holyfield ultimately won the fight via unanimous decision, winning all three judges scorecards by scores of 116–111, 115–112, and 117–110.

1966

Bobbi Gibb is the first woman to have run the entire Boston Marathon

Roberta Louise "Bobbi" Gibb is recognized by the Boston Athletic Association as the pre-sanctioned era women’s winner in 1966, 1967, and 1968. Gibb’s run in 1966 challenged prevalent prejudices and misconceptions about women's athletic capabilities.

1897

The first Boston Marathon

Since 1897, the Boston Athletic Association has organized The Boston Marathon, and it has been managed by DMSE Sports, Inc. since 1988. Amateur and professional runners from all over the world compete in the Boston Marathon each year, braving the hilly Massachusetts terrain and varying weather to take part in the race.

Anniversaries of the (in)famous

born 1965

Suge Knight

died 1824

Lord Byron

born 1969

Shannon Lee