It’s Terrific Tuesday! Did you know…
- Darryl Sittler, captain of the Toronto Maple Leafs, sets the NHL single-game scoring record of 6 goals and 4 assists in 1976. The record still stands.
- Lennox Lewis knocks out Oliver McCall in Las Vegas, Nevada to become WBC Heavyweight Champion in 1997.
- Pete Maravich, basketball star of Louisiana State University, scores 69 points against Alabama in 1970. The record stood for 21 years.
- Beatles arrive in New York in 1964 – the vanguard of the “British Invasion”.
- Bruce McCandless becomes the first ‘human satellite’ as he orbits the Earth alongside the shuttle Challenger using a rocket pack he designed – 1984.
Look who was born on this day…
- Charles Dickens in 1812
- Garth Brooks in 1962
- Ashton Kutcher in 1978