Today in History - December 30

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Thursday, Dec 30 2010 by

1981 – In the 39th game of his 3rd NHL season Wayne Gretzky scores 5 goals giving him 50 on the year setting a new NHL record previously held by Maurice Richard and Mike Bossy who earlier had each scored 50 goals in 50 games.

Wayne Gretzky mural (StreetView)
Wayne Gretzky mural

1972 – Vietnam War: The United States halts heavy bombing of North Vietnam..

Vietnam Veterans Memorial (Google Maps)
Vietnam Veterans Memorial