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Christopher ColumbusAug 3, 1492

Francis DrakeDec 13, 1577

Charles IJul 30, 1646

Peter the GreatJan 27, 1710

NapoleonAug 9, 1815

David LivingstoneJul 9, 1867

President TaftSep 27, 1909

Frank Lloyd WrightAug 15, 1914

Babe RuthSep 24, 1919

Walter JohnsonSep 5, 1921

Annie OakleyApr 16, 1922

Paavo NurmiJan 6, 1925

Che GuevaraJul 7, 1953

Roy CampanellaSep 6, 1953

Otto GrahamOct 25, 1953

Bill RussellNov 16, 1957

Jim BrownNov 24, 1957

Dolph SchayesJan 12, 1958

Bob CousyFeb 27, 1959

Sam SneadMay 17, 1959

Wilt ChamberlainMar 14, 1960

JFKMar 13, 1961

Hank AaronJun 8, 1961

Roger MarisOct 1, 1961

Bob PettitNov 22, 1961

LBJNov 29, 1963

Gordie HoweNov 14, 1964

Willie MaysAug 29, 1965

Bobby HullMar 12, 1966

Ralph NaderOct 27, 1969

Jimmy ConnorsJun 7, 1975

Darryl SittlerFeb 7, 1976

Pete MaravichFeb 25, 1977

Pete RoseJul 25, 1978

Rickey HendersonSep 30, 1980

Wayne GretzkyDec 30, 1981

Michael JordanApr 20, 1986

Mario AndrettiMay 6, 1987

Mark McGwireAug 14, 1987

Mike SchmidtJul 26, 1988

Dino CiccarelliMar 18, 1989

Pat LaFontaineJan 11, 1990

Jari KurriMay 18, 1990

Magic JohnsonApr 15, 1991

Paul CoffeyOct 17, 1991

Monica SelesNov 24, 1991

Eddie MurrayJun 6, 1992

Sam NeillJun 11, 1993

Kapil DevFeb 8, 1994

Greg MadduxSep 16, 1995

Dan MarinoNov 26, 1995

Tom BradyDec 29, 2007

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Sets - Historical Events
Date Event
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Herostratus sets fire to the Temple of Artemis in Ephesus, one of the Seven Wonders of the World.

BC
AD
630-01-01

The Prophet Muhammad sets out toward Mecca with the army that captures it bloodlessly.

1327-04-06

Italian poet Petrarch 1st sets eyes on his beloved Laura

1391-06-04

Mob led by Ferrand Martinez surounds & sets fire to Jewish quarter of Seville Spain, surviving Jews sold into slavery

1405-07-11

Chinese fleet commander Zheng He sets sail to explore the world for the first time.

1492-08-03

Christopher Columbus sets sail on his first voyage with 3 ships Santa Maria, Pinta and Niña from Palos de la Frontera, Spain for the "Indies"

1493-01-16

Columbus leaves the new world and sets sail for Spain on his 1st trip

1502-02-12

Vasco da Gama sets sail from Lisbon, Portugal on his second voyage to India.

1573-01-01

Geuzen sets fire to Woudrichem

1577-12-13

Sir Francis Drake sets sail from England to go around world

1600-10-20

Battle of Sekigahara sets Tokugawa clan as Japan's rulers (shoguns)

1610-07-05

John Guy sets sail from Bristol with 39 other colonists for Newfoundland.

1620-08-15

Mayflower sets sail from Southampton with 102 Pilgrims

1621-01-13

Jan Pieterszoon Coen's fleet sets sail to Moluccas (from Jacarta)

1646-07-30

English parliament sets king Charles I Newcastle Propositions

1650-04-20

Dutch East India Company (VOC) management sets new guidelines

1664-01-21

Count Miklos of Zrinyi sets out to battle Turkish invasion army

1710-01-27

Tsar Peter the Great sets 1st Russian state budget

1751-12-23

France sets plan to tax clergymen

1769-07-14

The de Portolá Expedition establishes a base in California, and sets out to find the Port of Monterey (now Monterey, California).

1787-05-13

Arthur Phillip sets sails with 11 ships of criminals to Botany Bay, Australia

1804-05-14

Meriwether Lewis & William Clark's expedition commissioned by Thomas Jefferson sets out from St Louis for Pacific Coast

1815-08-09

Napoleon Bonaparte sets sail for exile on St Helena on board British ship the Northumberland

1819-07-16

Fabian Gottlieb von Bellinghausen sets sail to explore Antarctica for Tsar Alexander I

1829-02-02

Madman Jonathan Martin sets York Cathedral on fire, does £60,000 damage

1851-06-15

Jacob Fussell, Baltimore dairyman, sets up 1st ice-cream factory

1860-05-06

Giuseppe Garibaldi's Mille sets sail from Genoa to the Kingdom of the Two Sicilies.

1864-09-22

Sheridan sets up camp in Harrisonburg VA

1867-07-09

An unsuccessful expedition led by E.D Young sets out to search for Dr David Livingstone (Scottish missionary and explorer).

1870-02-12

Official proclamation sets April 15 as last day of grace for US silver coins to circulate in Canada

1871-04-14

Canada sets denominations of currency as dollars, cents, & mills

1872-12-07

HMS Challenger sets sail on 3½ year world oceanographic cruise

1880-03-10

Salvation Army of England sets up US welfare & religious activity

1881-03-23

Gas lamp sets fire to Nice France opera house; 70 die

1885-10-17

Baseball sets all players salaries at $1,000-$2,000 for 1885 season

1888-08-10

NY Giant pitcher Tim Keefe sets a 19 game win streak record

1892-06-10

Wilbert Robinson sets record by going 7-for-7 in a 9-inning game

1894-01-23

G W Bunbury of Dublin sets shorthand record of 250 wpm for 10 min

1894-03-25

Coxey's Army of the unemployed sets out from Massillon, Ohio, for Washington DC

1896-06-12

J.T. Hearne sets a cricket record for the earliest date of taking 100 first-class wickets in a season.

1897-05-18

American baseball NY Giant William (Bill) Joyce sets record of 4 triples in 1 game

1900-05-31

Tom Hayward scores 1,000th cricket run of season (sets record 1074)

1900-08-04

An allied expeditionary force, made up of Japanese, Russian, British, French and American troops, sets off from Tientsin for Peking, China, to put down Boxer rebellion

1901-08-05

Peter O'Connor of Ireland, sets then long jump record at 24' 11 3/4"

1903-12-30

Electric arc lamp sets fire to Iroquois theater in Chicago leaving 602 dead in one of the deadliest blazes in American history

1904-02-22

The Hague Tribunal gives its decision in claims against Venezuela; it sets the sum to be paid by Venezuela and gives preferential treatment to the three powers that initiated the block - Britain, Germany, and Italy

1904-07-21

Camille Jenatzy sets world auto speed record at 65.79 MPH

1906-04-19

Belgian naval education ship Comte The Stain de Naeyer sets sail

1907-09-23

Proclamation sets fineness & weight of silver & bronze coins of Canada

1907-10-22

Panic of 1907: A run on Knickerbocker Trust Company stock sets events in motion that will lead to a depression.

1909-08-29

AH Latham of France sets world airplane altitude record of 155 m

1909-09-27

US President Taft sets aside some 3 million acres of oil-rich public land (including Teapot Dome, Wyoming) for conservation purposes

1909-10-18

Comte de Lambert of France sets airplane altitude record of 300 m

1910-05-17

Canada sets the designs for the 1-50 cent coins

1910-06-22

1st airship with passengers sets afloat-Zeppelin Deutscheland

1911-06-26

Nieuport sets an aircraft speed record of 83 mph (133 kph)

1911-08-08

Public Law 62-5 sets the number of representatives in the United States House of Representatives at 435. The law would come into effect in 1913.

1911-09-01

M Fourny sets world aircraft distance record of 720 km

1911-09-04

Garros sets world altitude record of 4,250 m (13,944 ft)

1911-10-20

Roald Amundsen sets out on race to South Pole

1911-11-15

Proclamation sets designs for Canadian $5 & $10 gold coins

1912-04-10

RMS Titanic sets sail from Southampton for her maiden (and final) voyage

1912-08-15

Yankee Guy Zinn sets record by stealing home twice in a game

1914-05-30

The new and then largest Cunard ocean liner RMS Aquitania, 45,647 tons, sets sails on her maiden voyage from Liverpool, England to New York City.

1914-08-15

A male servant of American architect Frank Lloyd Wright sets fire to the living quarters of the architect's Wisconsin home, Taliesin, murders seven people and burns the living quarters to the ground.

1914-08-18

Oscar Egg sets new cycling hour record (44,247 km)

1916-04-09

The Libau sets sail from Germany with a cargo of 20,000 rifles to assist Irish republicans; Captain Karl Spindler changes the name of the vessel to the Aud to avoid British detection

1916-04-27

The British renew their assault on the Irish Volunteer position in Mount Street; shelling also sets the buildings on fire

1917-03-12

[OS Feb 27] Russian Duma sets up the Provisional Committee; Soviets form Executive Committee

1917-08-22

Pittsburgh Pirates play 4th straight extra inning game, Carson Bigbee sets record of 11 at-bats, they lose in 22 innings to Dodgers

1918-05-24

Cleveland Indians Stan Coveleski sets club record for most innings pitched (19)

1918-10-21

Margaret Owen sets world typing speed record of 170 wpm for 1 min

1919-09-24

Babe Ruth sets season homer mark at 28 off of Yankee Bob Shawkey

1919-09-27

Pitcher Bob Shawkey sets then Yank record with 15 strike-outs

1920-01-31

Joe Malone, Quebec Bulldogs, sets NHL record with 7 goals in a game

1920-07-16

Ruth sets season home run record with 30 en route to 54

1920-09-29

Babe Ruth sets then home run season record at 54

1921-07-12

Babe Ruth sets record of 137 career home runs

1921-07-23

Edward Gourdin of US sets long jump record at 25' 2 3/4"

1921-09-05

Walter Johnson sets strikeout mark at 2,287

1922-04-16

Annie Oakley sets women's record by breaking 100 clay targets in a row

1922-09-24

Roger Hornsby sets NL HR mark at 42

1923-03-31

1st dance marathon-NYC-Alma Cummings sets record of 27 hrs

1923-04-14

Etienne Oehmichen sets helicopter distance record of 358 meters

1924-02-17

Johnny Weissmuller sets 100-yard freestyle record (52.4 seconds)

1924-07-07

Robert LeGendre of US, sets then long jump record at 25' 5½"

1924-08-02

Joe Hauser sets record of 14 total bases in a game

1924-09-25

Malcolm Campbell sets world auto speed record at 146.16 MPH

1925-01-06

Paavo Nurmi, sets indoor record, 4:13.6 mile & 14:44.6 5,000m

1925-06-12

William DeHart Hubbard of US, sets long jump record at 25' 10 3/4"

1927-06-05

Johnny Weissmuller sets 100-yard & 200-yard free-style swim record

1928-01-13

RCA and GE install three test television sets in homes in Schenectady, New York allowing American inventor E.F.W. Alexanderson to demonstrate the first home television receiver which delivered a poor and unsteady 1.5 square inch picture

1928-07-07

Edward Hamm of US, sets then long jump record at 25' 11"

1928-09-09

Silvio Cator of Haiti, sets then long jump record at 26' ½"

1928-11-01

Graf Zeppelin sets airship distance record of 6384 km

1928-12-23

NBC sets up a permanent, coast-to-coast radio network

1929-05-01

Brooklyn's Johnny Finn sets 100 yard sack race in 14.4 seconds

1929-08-02

Phillies Don Hurst sets NL record of 6 consecutive games with a HR

1929-10-08

A's Howard Ehmke (7-2) sets World Series record striking out 13 Cubs

1930-03-12

Stella Walsh sets record for the 220-yard dash (0:26.1)

1930-03-20

Clessie Cummins sets diesel engine speed record of 129.39 kph

1930-06-17

Chuck Klein sets Phillies hitting streak at 26 straight games

1930-11-24

Ruth Nichols sets women's transcontinental air flight record (Mineola, NY to California), in a Lockheed-Vega

1931-09-17

Red Sox Earl Webb sets record with 65 en route to 67 doubles

1931-10-27

Chuhei Numbu of Japan, sets then long jump record at 26' 2½"

1932-05-23

Sir Hubert Ferdinand Opperman sets 24 hr record of 860 mi, 367 yds

1933-08-01

Carl Hubbell sets record of consecutive scoreless innings (45 1/3)

1933-08-14

Jimmie Foxx hits for cycle & sets AL record with 9 RBIs

1934-08-04

NY Giants Mel Ott sets record of 6 runs in game & beats Phillies 21-4

1934-12-22

Miss Theo Trowbridge sets female bowling record 702 pins in games

1935-04-12

Royal Proclamation sets design of Canada's new Jubilee Silver Dollar

1935-05-05

Jesse Owens of US sets long jump record at 26' 8½"

1935-06-03

French liner Normandie sets Atlantic crossing record of 1,077 hours

1935-06-26

Lloyd Waner sets record of 18 putouts in center in doubleheader

1935-09-03

Andrew Varipapa sets bowling record of 2,652 points in 10 games

1935-11-11

Explorer 2 balloon sets altitude record of 72,000 feet over SD

1936-05-24

Tony Lazerri 2 grand slams (11 RBIs); Ben Chapman sets record by reaching 1st 7 times safely, Yanks beat A's 25-2

1936-06-20

Jesse Owens of US sets 100 meter record at 10.2

1936-09-25

Joe Medwick sets a still-standing NL record with his 64th double

1936-10-05

The Jarrow March sets off for London.

1937-01-19

Millionaire Howard Hughes sets transcontinental air record (7h28m25s)

1937-08-27

George E T Eyston sets world auto speed record at 345.49 MPH

1937-08-31

Det's rookie Rudy York sets record for HRs of 18 HRs in August

1938-09-15

John Cobb sets world auto speed record at 350.2 MPH (lasts 1 day)

1938-09-16

George E T Eyston sets world auto speed record at 357.5 MPH

1938-10-06

Yanks Lefty Gomez sets record of 6 World Series wins without a loss

1939-01-19

Ernest Hausen of Wisconsin sets chicken-plucking record-4.4 sec

1939-03-30

The Heinkel He 100 fighter sets the world airspeed record of 463 mph.

1939-06-07

Cleve Indians sets AL record of 16 inning game without striking out, however lose game 5-4 to NY Yankees

1939-07-25

NY Yankee Atley Donald sets AL rookie record with 12 consecutive win

1939-09-30

White Sox reliever Clint Brown sets record of 61st relief appearance

1940-09-25

German High Commissioner in Norway sets up Vidkun Quisling government

1941-02-03

Supreme Court upheld Federal Wage & Hour law, sets min wages & max hrs

1941-05-20

White Sox Taft Wright sets AL record of RBIs in 13 consecutive games

1942-08-28

Gunther Hagg (Sweden) sets world record for 3,000m (8:01.2)

1943-01-28

Forward Doug Bentley sets NHL record with 5 points in a game

1943-09-08

NY Giants' pitcher Ace Adams sets record by working in his 62nd game

1944-05-17

General Eisenhower sets D-Day for June 5th

1944-06-08

General Montgomery lands in Normandy, sets up HQ in Chateau de Creully

1946-01-22

US president sets up CIA, Central Intelligence Agency

1947-08-20

Turner Caldwell in D-558-I sets aircraft speed record, 1131 kph

1947-08-25

Marion Carl in D-558-I sets world aircraft speech record, 1,047 kph

1947-09-16

John Cobb sets world auto speed record at 394.2 MPH

1948-03-23

John Cunningham sets world altitude record (54,492' (18,133 m))

1948-06-05

Phillies Richie Ashburn sets NL rookie consecut hitting streak at 23

1948-09-15

F-86 Sabre sets world aircraft speech record of 1080 kph

1948-12-05

NY Giant Charley Conerly sets NFL record of 36 pass completions

1949-02-05

Huaso sets official world equestrian high-jump record, 2.47 m, Chic

1950-10-02

Bob Shaw of Chicago Cardinals sets NFL record with 5 TD receptions

1950-10-29

Cleveland Browns' Marion Motley sets record for highest avg gain in a game with 17.1 (10 attempts), Cleveland 45, Pittsburgh 7

1950-11-12

Gene Roberts sets NFL NY Giant rushing record (218 yds) vs Chic Cards

1950-12-03

Cleveland Browns' Horace Gillom sets club record with 12 punts

1951-12-02

Phila sets NFL record of 25 1st-downs rushing

1952-07-30

Ford Frick sets waiver rule to bar inter-league deals until all clubs in same league get right to bid

1952-11-19

North American F-86 Sabre sets world aircraft speed record, 1124 KPH

1953-07-07

Che Guevara sets out on a trip through Bolivia, Peru, Ecuador, Panama, Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Honduras, and El Salvador.

1953-08-01

Red Sox Ben Flowers sets then record of 8 consecutive games in relief

1953-08-04

Vic Raschi sets pitcher record by driving in 7 runs & wins 15-0

1953-08-23

Phil Grate sets record for throwing a baseball (443'3")

1953-09-06

Roy Campanella sets record for HRs by a catcher at 38

1953-09-07

Roy Campanella sets catcher record of 125 (en route to 142) RBIs

1953-10-25

Cleveland Browns' QB Otto Graham sets club record with 4 fumbles

1953-12-30

The first ever NTSC color television sets go on sale for about USD at $1,175 each from RCA.

1954-03-08

Herb McKinley sets quarter mile record of 0:46.8 in Melbourne, Australia

1954-07-31

Mil Braves' Joe Adcock sets record of 18 total bases (4 hrs, 1 double)

1954-09-10

Attempting to handle Hoyt Wilhelm's knuckleball catcher Ray Katt of Giants sets a major league record with 4 passed balls

1954-11-07

Cleveland Browns' Chet Hanulak sets club record with 7 punt returns & win by their largest margin of victory (59) beating Wash 62-3

1954-11-28

Cleveland Browns' Horace Gillom sets club record with 80-yard punt

1954-12-02

Frank Selvy of Milwaukee sets then NBA record of 24 of 26 free throws

1955-01-08

Furman sets NCAA basketball single-game scoring record with 154 pt

1955-02-17

Mike Souchak sets PGA 72-hole record of 257

1955-02-22

British aircraft carrier Ark Royal sets sail

1955-09-14

Herb Score sets rookie record of 235 strikeouts (en route 245)

1956-03-10

Peter Twiss sets new world air record 1,132 mph (1,823 kph)

1956-07-23

Bell X-2 rocket plane sets world aircraft speed record of 3,050 kph

1956-08-03

Willie Williams of US sets 100 meter record at 10.1

1956-09-07

Bell X-2 sets Unofficial manned aircraft altitude record 126,000'+

1957-07-16

Marine Maj John Glenn sets transcontinental speed record (03:28:08)

1957-08-18

Amelia Wershoven sets record of female throwing a baseball (252'4½")

1957-09-03

Warren Spahn sets record for a lefty pitcher with 41st shut-out

1957-11-10

Cleveland Browns' Don Paul sets club record for longest fumble return with a 89-yard run (and TD), beating Pittsburgh 24-0

1957-11-16

Celtic Bill Russell sets NBA record of 49 rebounds beat Phila 111-89

1957-11-24

Cleveland Browns' fullback Jim Brown sets club record of 237 yds rushing

1958-01-12

Syracuse National Dolph Schayes sets NBA record at 11,770 points

1958-02-22

Australian swimmer Jon Konrads sets 6 world records in 2 days

1958-05-07

US Air Force Major Howard Johnson sets world aircraft altitude record in a Lockhead F-104 Starfighter at 27,810 m

1958-08-06

Glenn Davis sets record of 49.2 in 400-meter hurdles

1958-08-28

Nellie Fox sets record for consecutive games without striking out (98)

1959-02-27

Boston Celtic Bob Cousy sets NBA record with 28 assists Boston Celtics score 173 points against Minneapolis Lakers

1959-03-15

Robert Foster sets record by staying underwater 13 m 42.5 s

1959-05-17

Sam Snead sets PGA record for 36 holes at 122

1959-11-15

Cleveland Browns' halfback Bobby Mitchell sets club record for longest run from scrimmage (90-yards), beat Wash 31-17

1959-12-14

J B Jordan in F-104C sets world altitude record, 31,513m

1960-01-02

John Reynolds sets age of solar system at 4,950,000,000 years

1960-01-11

Lamar Clark sets pro boxing record of 44 consecutive knockouts

1960-03-14

Wilt Chamberlain (Phila) sets NBA playoff record of 53 points

1960-04-17

American Samoa sets up a constitutional government

1960-07-16

George Crowe sets record of 12 pinch hit HRs with a runner on

1960-08-04

Rocket propelled USAF research aircraft sets record at 2,150 MPH

1960-08-12

Ralph Boston of US, sets then long jump record at 8.21m

1960-12-11

Cleveland's Bernie Parrish sets club record for longest interception return with a 92 yard run

1961-03-13

JFK sets up the Alliance for Progress

1961-05-25

JFK sets goal of putting a man on Moon before the end of decade

1961-05-27

Ralph Boston of US, sets then long jump record at 27' ½"

1961-06-08

Milwaukee sets record of 4 consecutive HRs (Eddie Mathews, Hank Aaron, Joe Adcock & Frank Thomas)

1961-06-09

Ryne Duren sets AL record with 7 straight strikeouts against Red Sox

1961-07-16

Ralph Boston of US, sets then long jump record at 27' 2"

1961-09-27

Sandy Koufax sets NL strikeout season record at 269

1961-10-01

Roger Maris sets record of 61 HRs (off of Tracy Stallard)

1961-11-22

St Louis Hawk Bob Pettit sets NBA record, hitting 19 of 19 free throws

1962-02-10

Jim Beatty sets American indoor mile record (3:58.9) in LA

1962-02-22

Wilt Chamberlain sets NBA record with 34 free throw attempts

1962-06-10

Igor Ter-Ovanesyan of USSR, sets then long jump record at 27' 3½"

1962-07-17

Robert White in X-15 sets altitude record of 108 km (354,300 ft)

1962-07-26

Milwaukee Brave Warren Spahn sets HR record of 31 by a pitcher

1962-09-05

Cubs Ken Hubbs sets 2nd base record for consecutive errorless games at 78 & consecutive errorless chances (418), he errors in the 4th

1962-09-15

KC A's Bill Fischer sets record of 69 1/3 innings without a walk

1962-09-18

Bob Aspromonte sets NL 3rd baseman record of 57 cons errorless games

1962-12-16

NY Giant YA Title sets NFL season touchdown pass record at 33 with 6 touchdowns vs Dallas (41-31)

1963-05-04

Pitcher Bob Shaw sets record of 5 balks in a game

1963-08-05

Craig Breedlove sets world auto speed record at 407.45 MPH

1963-08-13

Warren Spahn sets left-hander strike out mark at 2,382

1963-10-20

Jim Brown sets NFL single-season rushing record, 1,863 yds

1963-11-29

LBJ sets up Warren Comm to investigate assassination of JFK

1964-02-29

Frank Rugani sets badminton shuttlecock distance record, 24.3 m

1964-03-25

Britain sets memorial for the late President John F Kennedy

1964-07-17

Don Campbell sets record for turbine vehicle, 690.91 kph (429.31 mph)

1964-08-15

Ralph Boston of US, sets then long jump record at 27' 3½"

1964-09-12

Ralph Boston of US, sets then long jump record at 27' 4½"

1964-10-15

Craig Breedlove sets auto speed record of 846.97 kph

1964-11-12

Paula Murphy sets female land speed record 226.37 MPH

1964-11-14

Detroit Red Wings Gordie Howe sets NHL record 627th career goal

1964-12-12

Cleveland Browns' Frank Ryan sets club record of 5 TD passes

1964-12-31

Donald Campbell (UK) sets world water speed record (276.33 mph)

1965-08-29

Willie Mays sets NL record for HRs in a month with his 17th of August

1965-09-21

O Kommissarova (USSR) sets women's longest parachute jump (46,250')

1965-09-29

Ralph Boston of US, sets then long jump record at 27' 4 3/4"

1965-09-29

Phillies catcher Pat Corrales sets record by reaching base twice on catcher's interference in one game & 6 times in one season

1965-11-04

Lee Breedlove sets female land speed record (308.56 MPH) in Utah

1965-11-15

Craig Breedlove sets land speed record (600.601 mph-966.57 kph)

1965-11-28

Browns' Leroy Kelly sets club record for most punt return yds (109)

1965-12-22

Great Britain sets national maximum road speed at 70 miles per hour

1966-03-12

Bobby Hull's 51st goal of season, sets record

1966-05-26

Buddhist sets himself on fire at US consulate in Hué, South Vietnam

1966-06-12

Dave Clark Five sets record as they appear for 12th time on Ed Sullivan

1966-07-17

Jim Ryun sets mile record (3m51s3)

1966-11-05

Brigham Young QB Virgil Carter sets NCAA record of 599 yards gained

1966-12-11

Al Nelson sets NFL record returning missed field goal, 100 yards

1967-02-18

Bob Seagren sets pole vault record at 17'3"

1967-04-05

'76er Wilt Chamberlain sets NBA record of 41 rebounds

1967-06-23

Jim Ryun sets mile record (3:51.1, Bakersfield CA)

1967-07-27

LBJ sets up commission to study cause of urban violence

1967-10-03

William Knight sets X-15 speed rec of 7,297 KPH/4,534 MPH/Mach 6.72

1967-10-19

Igor Ter-Ovanesyan of USSR, sets then long jump record at 27' 4 3/4"

1967-11-26

Browns' Carl Ward sets club record with a 104-yd kickoff return

1968-03-15

Bob Beamon sets indoor long jump record (27'2-3/4")

1968-05-06

Giants reliever Lindy McDaniel sets NL record of 225th consecutive errorless game (108 chances consecutively since June 16, 1964)

1968-05-21

Cubs Billy Williams sets outfielder record of 695 straight game

1968-09-29

Chuck Latourette, sets NFL record 47.7 yd punt return avg (3 punts)

1968-10-02

Bob Gibson sets a World Series record of 17 strikeouts

1968-10-10

Lee Evans of US sets 400 metre record at 43.86

1968-10-16

Jim Dorey sets Toronto Maple Leaf penalty records (48 mins on 9 penalties in a game & 44 minutes on 7 penalties in a period)

1968-10-18

Bob Beamon of USA sets long jump record (29 ft. 2½ in.) in Mexico City

1968-10-18

Lee Evans sets world record of 43.8 seconds in 400 meter dash

1968-11-11

Ron Hill sets record 10-mile run (46:44) at Leicester England

1968-12-26

Bruin Ted Green sets NHL penalty record of 3 minors, 2 majors & 2 game misconducts in a game against NY Rangers in NY's Madison Square Garden

1969-06-30

Derek Clayton of Australia sets Marathon record at 2:08:34

1969-09-15

Cards Steve Carlton sets record by striking out 19 NY Mets in a game

1969-10-27

Ralph Nader sets up a consumer organization knowns as Nader's Raiders

1969-12-22

Pete Marovich sets NCAA record of hitting 30 of 31 foul shots

1970-04-20

Ron Hill's 2:10:30 at Boston, sets new US marathon record

1970-04-22

NY Met Jerry Grote sets record of 20 put outs by a catcher

1970-05-22

Mel Stottlemyre sets record by walking 11, but wins 2-0

1970-09-07

Donald Boyles sets record for highest parachute jump from a bridge, by leaping off of 1,053' Royal George Bridge in Colorado

1970-09-27

Ken Boswell sets 2nd baseman record of 85 games without an error

1970-10-23

Gary Gabelich sets auto speed record 622.4 mph (1,001 kph)

1970-12-05

LA Rams Willie Ellison sets NFL record of 247 yards rushing

1971-05-30

Willie Mays hits his 638th HR, sets NL record of 1,950 runs scored

1971-10-24

Harry Drake sets longest arrow flight by a footbow (1 mile 268 yds)

1972-03-18

Memphis' Larry Miller sets ABA record of 67 pts in a game

1972-06-24

Danie Malan, South African athlete, sets a new world record in the 1000m event in Munich

1973-04-07

Cleveland sets day-game & opening-game attendance records of 74,420

1973-06-20

SF Giants Bobby Bonds sets NL record with 22 lead off HRs

1973-07-07

Glenda Reiser (Canada) sets record women's mile (4:34.9)

1973-09-08

Hank Aaron sets record of most HRs in 1 league (709)

1973-09-24

St Louis Cards Jim Bakken sets NFL record kicking 7 field goals

1973-10-27

Alabama sets offensive record (828 yds), beats Virginia Tech 77-6

1974-06-30

Petty thief Peter Leonard sets fire to cover burglary that torches "Gulliver's" nightclub killing 24 (Port Chester NY)

1974-07-02

Fernando Mameda of Portugal sets record for 10,000 m (27:13.81)

1974-07-07

Brewer Don Money sets record of consec errorless games at 3rd (78)

1974-09-01

The SR-71 Blackbird sets (and holds) the record for flying from New York to London: 1 hour 54 minutes and 56.4 seconds.

1974-09-10

Lou Brock ties (104) & then sets (105) baseball stolen base mark

1974-09-10

Teuvo Louhivouri sets cycling distance record of 515.8 mi in 24 hrs

1975-01-14

Anita Wold (Norway) sets women's ski jump distance record-98 m

1975-06-07

Spain's Manuel Orantes wins US Open, beating Jimmy Connors in 3 sets

1976-02-07

Darryl Sittler, Toronto, sets NHL record with 10 points in a game

1976-05-30

Bobby Unser sets world record for fastest pit stop (4 seconds)

1976-06-30

John Walker of NZ sets record for 2000 m, 4:51.4

1976-11-14

Cleveland Browns' Jerry Sherk sets club record with 4 sacks

1977-02-25

New Orleans' Pete Maravich sets NBA record for a guard with 68 pts

1977-04-11

Ireland sets fishing zone at 50 mile

1977-04-30

Ron Cey sets record of 29 RBIs in April

1977-08-21

Donna Patterson Brice sets high speed water skiing rec (111.11 mph)

1977-08-31

Aleksandr Fedotov sets aircraft alt rec of 38.26 km (125,524')

1978-02-24

Kevin Porter, NJ, sets NBA record with 29 assists in a game

1978-05-13

Henry Rono of Kenya sets record for 3,000 m steeplechase (8:05.4)

1978-06-11

Christa Tybus of London sets record of 24½ hrs of hula-hoop

1978-06-17

Ron Guidry sets Yankee record with 18 strike-outs

1978-06-27

Henry Rono of Kenya sets record for 3,000 m, 7:32.1

1978-07-02

Pitcher Ron Guidry sets Yankee record of 13-0 start

1978-07-25

Cin Red Pete Rose sets NL record hitting in 38 consecutive games

1978-09-10

Arlyne Rhode sets female footbow distance record (1,113 yds & 30")

1979-10-07

Cleveland Browns' Dino Hall sets club records with 9 kickoff returns

1979-10-10

Nordiques' Real Cloutier sets NHL record of a hat trick in 1st game

1980-05-25

Jacek Wszoka of Poland sets high jump record (7'8")

1980-06-01

ANC sets fire to Sasol oil installations in South Africa

1980-08-13

Tatyana Kazankina of USSR sets 1.5k woman's record (3:52.47) in USSR

1980-09-06

Chantal Langlace sets women's record for fastest 100K run (7h27m22s)

1980-09-10

Expos Bill Gullickson, sets rookie record of striking out 18

1980-09-30

A's Rickey Henderson sets AL stolen base record at 98 en route to 100

1980-10-27

Dave Gryllis sets world bicycle speed record of 94.37 kph

1980-10-31

Julian Nott sets world hot-air balloon altitude record (16,806 m)

1981-01-10

John Severin sets 100-mi unicycle speed record, 9 h 21 m

1981-02-12

Pete Squires sets record for 1575 steps of Empire State Bldg, 10m

1981-02-28

Calvin Murphy (Hou), sets NBA record with 78 consecutive free throws

1981-03-18

Buffalo Sabres sets NHL record of 9 goals in 1 period (vs Toronto)

1981-05-25

Rangers' Bill Stein sets AL record with 7 consecutive pinch hits

1981-06-10

Sebastian Coe of England sets 800m record (1:41.73) in Florence

1981-07-11

Sebastian Coe of UK sets record for 1K (2:12.18)

1981-08-25

Jeff Schwartz, sets solo record for trampoline bouncing (266:09)

1981-08-28

Sebastian Coe of UK sets 1-mi record of 3:47.33 (since broken)

1981-09-01

Fiona Brothers sets women's propeller boat speed record (116.279 MPH)

1981-09-07

Cleveland Browns' Brian Sipe sets club record with 57 pass attempts

1981-09-13

April Moon sets women's handbow distance record of 1,039 yds & 13"

1981-09-17

Fernando Valenzuela sets NL rookie record with 8th shutout of season

1981-10-11

LeRoy Irvin sets yards gained on punt returns record (207 yds)

1981-11-22

Browns' QB Brian Sipe sets club record by being intercepted 6 times

1981-12-06

Rob de Castella of Australia sets Marathon record at 2:08:18

1981-12-30

Wayne Gretzky sets NHL record of 50 goals by 39th game of season

1982-02-19

Sharie Langford, California, sets women's bowling series record of 853

1982-03-27

Randy Holt sets Wash Cap record of 34 penalty minutes

1982-07-07

David Moorcroft of UK sets record for 5000 m, 13:00.41

1982-08-14

Pete Rose (Phillies) 12,365 at bat sets record (passes Aaron)

1982-08-18

NYSE sets trading record of 132,690,000 shares traded

1982-08-18

Pete Rose sets record with his 13,941st plate appearance

1982-08-19

Renaldo Nehemiah of US sets record for 110 m hurdles, 12.93 sec

1982-09-05

Eddie Hill sets propeller-driven boat water speed record of 229 mph

1982-09-14

Trevor Baxter sets skateboard high jump record of 5' 5.7"

1982-12-05

Cleveland Browns' Brian Sipe sets club record with 33 pass completions

1983-01-03

Tony Dorsett sets NFL record with 99-yd rush, Dallas vs Minnesota

1983-02-08

Eric Peters sets transatlantic sailboat record (E-W)-46 days

1983-02-08

Wayne Gretzky sets NHL all star record of 4 goals in 1 period

1983-02-19

Vladimir Salnikov (USSR) sets 400 m free style swimming record

1983-02-22

Vladimir Salnikov (USSR) sets 1500m free style swimming record

1983-04-05

NY Met Tom Seaver's sets record 14th NL Opening Day assignment

1983-04-16

Steve Garvey sets NL record by playing in 1,118 consecutive games

1983-06-25

Udo Beyer of East Germany sets record for shot put, 22.22 m

1983-07-26

Jarmila Kratochvilova of Czech sets 800m woman's record (1:53.28)

1983-08-28

Joseph Kreckman sets record of 2,215 clay pigeons shot in an hour

1983-08-31

Edwin Moses of USA sets 400m hurdle record (47.02) in Koblenz

1983-09-04

Scott Michael Pellaton sets barefoot waterski speed rec (119.36 mph)

1983-09-05

Elmer Trettr sets record for highest terminal velocity at 201.34 mph

1983-09-07

Drury Gallagher sets fastest swim around Manhattan (6h41m35s)

1983-09-22

Zhu Jianhau (China) sets high jump record at 7'9 3/4"

1984-01-22

Annette Kennedy of SUNY sets women's basketball record with 70 pts

1984-02-04

Frank Aquilera sets world frisbee distance record (168m) Las Vegas

1984-02-11

Wayne Gretzky sets NHL short handed season scoring record at 11

1984-06-09

Jurgen Hingsen of West Germany sets record for decathlon, 8,798 pts

1984-06-24

Joe Morgan sets career HR mark for 2nd basemen with #265

1984-07-21

Marita Koch of E Germany sets world women's mark for 200m, 21.71s

1984-08-04

Cliff Johnson sets a record with his 19th pinch hit HR

1984-08-09

Daley Thomas of Britain sets decathalon record (8,847) in LA Cal

1984-08-26

Tatyana Kazankina of USSR sets 3k woman record (8:22.62) in Leningrad

1984-09-12

NY Met Dwight Gooden sets rookie strike out record at 251

1984-09-26

Phila's Juan Samuel sets record for steals by a rookie with his 72nd

1984-10-14

Browns' Ozzie Newsome sets club records with 14 receptions for 191 yds

1984-10-21

Cleveland Browns' Steve Cox sets club record with a 60-yd field goal

1984-10-27

Wash State's Rueben Mayes sets col football rec of 357 yards rushing

1985-04-28

Fernando Valenzuela sets record of 41 scoreless inn to start season

1985-06-16

Willie Banks of USA sets triple jump record (58 feet 11 inches) in Indianapolis

1985-06-30

LA Dodger Pedro Gonzalez sets NL record of 15 HRs in June

1985-07-16

F-86 Sabre sets world aircraft speed record of 1152 kph (716 mph)

1985-08-11

Rudolf Povarnitsin of USSR sets new high jump world record (7'10"12)

1985-08-23

Said Aouita of Morocco sets 1.5k record (3:29.46) in Berlin

1985-08-31

"Prakas" sets trotting mile record of 1:53.4 at Du Quoin, Ill

1985-09-08

Alayson Gibbons sets 24 hr women swim record of 42.05 mi in 25 m pool

1985-10-06

Marita Koch of Germany sets 400m woman's record (47.6) in Australia

1986-04-04

Wayne Gretzky sets NHL record with 213th point of season

1986-04-20

Michael Jordan sets NBA playoff record with 63 points in a game

1986-04-21

Bob Hering sets Formula One power boat record (165.338 mph, Ariz)

1986-05-01

Bill Elliott sets stock car speed record of 212.229 mph

1986-05-28

White Sox Joe Cowley sets record striking out 1st 7 Rangers he faces

1986-06-06

Jurgen Schull sets world discus record (74.07 m)

1986-06-27

Robby Thompson (SF) sets record, caught stealing 4 times in 1 game

1986-07-05

Ingrid Kristiansen of Norway sets 10K woman's record (30:13.74)

1986-08-01

Cleveland sets AL attendance record for twi-night doubleheader, 65,934

1986-08-02

Jackie Joyner-Kersee (US) sets record for heptathlon (7161 pts)

1986-08-05

Ingrid Kristiansen of Norway sets 5km woman's record (14:37.33)

1986-09-17

Marina Stepanova of USSR sets 400m hurdle woman's record (52.94)

1986-09-28

Cleveland Browns' Gerald McNeil sets the team record for the longest punt return with an 84-yard run (and TD), Browns 24, Detroit 21

1986-12-26

Doug Jarvis, 31, sets NHL record of 916 consecutive games

1987-04-03

Bill Elliott sets NASCAR qualify record of 212.809 mph at Talladega

1987-04-18

Pat Knauff, France sets 1-leg downhill ski speed record (115.012 mph)

1987-04-19

Jacqueline Blanc, sets women's downhill ski speed rec (124.902 mph)

1987-05-06

Mario Andretti sets one-lap speed record at Indy at 218.204 MPH

1987-06-28

Don Baylor sets career hit-by-pitch mark at 244 (Pitcher Rick Rhoden)

1987-07-19

Don Mattingly sets AL record of extra base hits in 10 cons games

1987-07-22

Said Aouita of Morocco sets 5k record (12:58.39) in Rome

1987-08-02

Don Brown sets flight record for handbow (1,336 yds 1'3")

1987-08-13

Cards outfield sets record of no putouts in a 4-2 in 13 inning

1987-08-14

Oakland's Mark McGwire sets rookie HR record at 39, en route to 49

1987-08-30

Stefka Kostadinova of Bulgaria sets high jump woman's record (6'10½")

1987-08-31

Curtis Strange sets golf's earning for year record ($697,385)

1987-09-26

Padres Benito Santiago sets rookie hitting streak to 28 games

1987-12-12

Mookie Blaylock sets NBA record of 13 steals in a game

1987-12-12

Okla's sets NCAA record of 33 steals vs Centenary

1987-12-27

Steve Largent sets all-time NFL record for career catches when he catches his 752nd pass

1988-04-02

Simply Majestic sets horse racing's 1-1/8 mile record at 1:45

1988-04-22

NJ Devil Patrik Sundstrom sets NHL playoff record of 8 pts in a playoff game (hat trick & 5 assists) in 10-4 rout over the Capitals

1988-04-30

NY Yank Dave Winfield gets his 29th RBI of April-Sets AL & ties ML Rec

1988-06-11

Galina Chistyakova of USSR sets long jump woman's record (24"8½")

1988-06-24

Cleve pitcher Doug Jones sets record of 14 consecutive saves

1988-07-08

Indians' Bud Black sets club record for most batters hit in inning (3)

1988-07-16

Jackie Joyner-Kersee sets women's heptathlete record of 7,215 pts

1988-07-17

Florence Griffith Joyner of USA sets 100m woman's record (10.49)

1988-07-26

Mike Schmidt sets NL record appearing in 2,155 games at 3rd base, as Phillies & NY Mets end that game at 2:13 AM

1988-07-30

Cin Red pitcher John Franco sets a record of 13 saves in 1 month

1988-08-13

Ronald J Dossenbach sets world record for pedaling across Canada from Vancouver, BC to Halifax, NS in 13 days, 15 hr, 4 min

1988-08-20

Yordanka Donkova of Bulgaria sets 100m hurdle woman's record (12.21)

1988-08-29

Macy's Tap-o-Mania sets Guiness record

1988-09-03

Dennis Eckersley sets A's record with his 37th save en route to 45

1988-09-24

Jackie Joyner-Kersee of USA sets heptathlon woman's record (7,291)

1988-09-28

LA Dodger Orel Hershiser sets record for consecutive scoreless inns

1988-09-29

Florence Griffith Joyner of USA sets 200m woman's record (21.34)

1989-02-12

Gretzky sets 2 records, his 45th hat trick & 10th 40+ goal season

1989-02-12

Thursday's Child sets sailing record, NY-Cape Horn-SF, 80 d 20 h

1989-03-18

Dino Ciccarelli sets Washington Capital record of 7 pts in a game

1989-04-19

Kevin Elster (NY Mets), sets errorless shortstop mark at 73

1989-05-24

NY Yankee hurler Lee Gutterman sets record of pitching 30-2/3 innings before giving up his 1st run of season

1989-07-03

Peter Koech of Kenya sets 3k steeplechase rec (8:05.39) in Stockholm

1989-07-05

Barry Bond's HR sets father-son (Bobby) HR record at 408

1989-07-29

Javier Sotomayor of Cuba sets high jump record (8'0") in San Juan

1989-08-03

Rickey Henderson sets AL mark of 50 steals in 9 seasons

1989-08-16

Roger Kingdom of USA sets 110m hurdle record (12.92) in Zurich

1989-08-18

Arturo Barrios of Mexico sets 10K record (27:08.23) in Berlin

1989-10-14

Texas A&I, Johnny Bailey sets NCAA season rush record at 6,085 yards

1989-10-23

Browns' Bernie Kosar sets club record with a 97-yard TD pass

1989-11-05

Browns' Bernie Kosar sets club record of 16 cons pass completions

1989-12-31

Jockey Kent Desormeaux sets record with 598 wins in a year

1990-01-11

Pat LaFontaine sets NY Islander record of scoring goals in 11 straight

1990-03-06

SR-71 sets a transcontinental record, flying 2,404 miles in 1:08:17

1990-05-04

Oriole Gregg Olson sets relief pitcher rec of 41 cons scoreless inns

1990-05-18

Jari Kurri sets a record for scoring in a Stanley Cup Finals game, registering three goals and two assists vs the Boston Bruins

1990-06-13

Boeing 767 sets nonstop commercial flight, Seattle to Narobi Kenya

1990-07-25

Nadezhda Ryashkina of USSR sets 10K walk woman's record (41:56.23)

1990-08-01

Indians' Alex Cole sets club record with 5 stolen bases in one game

1990-08-03

NY Yankee Kevin Mass sets record with 10th HR in 1st 72 at bats

1990-08-06

NY Yankee Kevin Mass sets record with 11th HR in 1st 86 at bats

1990-08-07

NY Yankee Kevin Mass sets record with 12th HR in 1st 92 at bats & becomes 21st to hit a ball into 3rd deck of Seattle's Kingdome

1990-08-25

Li Hui Rong of China sets triple jump woman's record (47'8½")

1990-09-01

Gelindo Bordin sets European marathon record (2:14:02)

1990-09-03

White Sox reliever Bobby Thigpen sets save record at 47 en route to 57

1991-02-15

Troy State sets NCAA Div II record with 103 points in 2nd half routing DeVry Institute 187-117

1991-04-15

Magic Johnson sets NBA record for career assistswith 9,898

1991-05-04

Indians' Chris James sets club record for most RBIs in a game (9)

1991-05-06

Seppo Raty of Finland sets javelin record to 301' 9"

1991-06-14

Leroy Burrell of USA sets 100m record (9.90) in NYC

1991-08-05

Sergei Bubka of USSR sets pole vault world record (6.10m) in Malmö Sweden

1991-08-07

US sets 400m relay record at 37.67 seconds

1991-08-30

Dan O'Brien sets US decathalon record with 8,812 points

1991-08-30

Mike Powell of US sets then long jump record at 29' 4½" (8.95m)

1991-08-31

Houston QB David Klingler sets NCAA record with 6 touchdown passes in the 2nd quarter as the Cougars clobbered Louisiana Tech 73-3

1991-09-15

SD State freshman Marshall Faulk sets NCAA rushing record of 386 yds

1991-10-12

Doug Flutie of BC Lions sets CFL passing record of 582 yards despite losing to Edmonton 45-38 in overtime

1991-10-17

Pitts Penguin Paul Coffey sets NHL defenseman scoring record with 1,053 career points (309 goals & 744 assists)

1991-11-08

Paul Coffey sets NHL defensman soring mark with 311th goal

1991-11-24

Monica Seles, sets female tennis record winning $2,457,758 in a year

1992-06-06

NY Met Eddie Murray sets RBI record by a switch hitter

1992-06-16

Red Sox Mark Reardon sets record of 342 saves (vs Yanks 1-0)

1992-06-29

A's Dennis Eckersley sets record of 26th straight save of season

1992-09-05

Dan O'Brien sets world record decathlon (8891 pts)

1992-10-12

Wash Redskin Art Monk sets NFL record with 820th reception

1992-10-18

Phila Eagle Randall Cunningham sets NFL QB scramble record of 3,683

1993-06-11

"Jurassic Park" (starring Sam Neill and Jeff Goldblum) opens, sets box office weekend record of $502 million

1993-07-16

SF outfielder Darren Lewis sets record of 267 consec errorless games

1993-10-10

Browns Najee Mustafaa sets club rec for longest interception (97 yds)

1993-11-03

Ken Daneyko sets NJ Devil 'Ironman' record by playing 322nd cons game

1994-02-08

Kapil Dev sets world record for Test Cricket wickets with 432

1994-03-23

Wayne Gretzky sets NHL record with 802 goals scored

1994-04-21

Eddie Murray sets record for switch hit HRS in a games (11 times)

1994-05-06

Comedian Bobcat Goldthwait sets fire to the couch on Tonight Show

1994-06-22

Mets reliever John Franco sets lefty save mark at 253

1995-05-12

Dow Jones for 5th straight day of the week sets a new record (4430.59)

1995-08-20

Indians' Jose Mesa sets record with his 37th consecutive save

1995-08-23

Indians' Jose Mesa sets record with his 38th consecutive save

1995-09-15

Cards shortstop Ozzie Smith sets record of 1,554 double plays

1995-09-16

Greg Maddux of Braves sets record of 17 consecutive road victory

1995-11-26

Dolphins QB Dan Marino sets NFL record with 343rd touchdown pass

1996-07-06

Yankee John Weteland sets record of 20th cons saves en route to 24

1996-07-14

NY Yankee John Weteland sets record of 24 consecutive saves

1996-09-14

NY Met Todd Huntley sets record of 41 HRs by a catcher

1997-09-25

Britain's Andy Green sets jet-powered car record (714 mph)

1997-10-15

Britain's Andy Green sets jet-powered car record (763.035 mph)

1997-11-14

Disney's "Lion King" sets Broadway record of $2,700,000 daily sale

1997-11-20

Mavericks' A C Green sets NBA record of 907 consecutive games played

1998-10-19

The Earth Liberation Front sets fire to the Vail Mountain ski resort in Vail, Colorado, causing $12 million in damage.

2002-01-21

The Canadian Dollar sets all-time low against the US Dollar (US$0.6179).

2003-02-20

During a Great White concert in West Warwick, Rhode Island, a pyrotechnics display sets the club ablaze, killing 100 and injuring over 300 others.

2003-11-12

With 501 km/h (311 mph) Shanghai Transrapid sets up a new world record for commercial railway systems.

2005-06-14

Asafa Powell of Jamaica sets a new Men's 100 meters world record of 9.77 at the Athens Olympic Stadium

2007-04-03

Conventional train world speed record: a French TGV train on the LGV Est high speed line sets an official new world speed record.

2007-12-29

Tom Brady sets a then-NFL record, throwing his 50th TD pass, and the New England Patriots become the first team in NFL history to finish the regular season 16-0.

2008-03-22

The French Swimmer Alain Bernard sets the world record of 47.50 for the 100 m freestyle long course after winning the European LC Championships 2008.

2008-08-16

Usain Bolt sets a new 100 metres dash world record of 9.69 seconds at the Beijing 2008 summer olympics.

2012-07-28

Ye Shiwen of China sets world record in the women's 400m individual medley in 4:28.43

2013-03-29

Soyuz TMA-08M sets a new record of 6 hours in orbit before docking with the International Space Station

2013-09-20

Alex Rodriquez sets new MLB record with 24 Grand Slam home runs for the New York Yankees

2015-04-21

Japan's maglev train sets world record: 603 kph

2016-06-01

Islamic State urges Muslims to destroy satellite TV sets

2017-04-09

Hacker sets off emergency alarms, frightening Dallas residents

2018-01-13

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1910-02-25

Arthur Mulliner, The Sun Never Sets

1922-05-13

Sally Parr, The Sun Sets at Dawn

1924-12-06

Patrick Waltz, The Sun Sets at Dawn

1945-05-05

Raphael, Spain, spanish singer (When the Sun Sets, Lo Meyur de Ano)

1956-11-06

Luis Venosa, Where the Sun Sets

1958-02-19

Mónica Gazpio, Where the Sun Sets

1960-10-03

Diego Lerendegui, Where the Sun Sets

1960-12-24

Gustavo Fontán, Where the Sun Sets

1963-01-27

Gloria Stingo, Where the Sun Sets

1967-9-04

Gustavo Hunt, Where the Sun Sets

1969-06-17

Andrea Jaet, Where the Sun Sets

1969-08-17

Esteban Fagnani, Where the Sun Sets

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Date Event
1966-02-01

Nicholas Piantanida, sets balloon flight record & dies in descent

1976-08-22

Oskar Brusewitz, East German vicar, sets self on fire

1992-11-23

Arthur Mulliner, The Sun Never Sets

2007-06-23

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