POSTED: November 30th 2009
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Michael Jordan, Chicago Bulls and a very particular record

THIS DAY IN SPORT (NOVEMBER 30) MARKS THE . . . 13th anniversary of the day, in 1996, when Michael Jordan of Chicago Bulls scored his 25,000th NBA career point - only the 10th player to reach the mark. In other sports, this day in 1872 saw the first football international. It was played between Scotland and England in Glasgow and ended in a goalless draw. This day in football also saw, in 1960, the birth of Gary Lineker – future England, Leicester, Everton, Barcelona and Tottenham forward and now BBC television’s Match of the Day football presenter. WORLD EVENTS – 1936: London’s famed Crystal Palace is destroyed by fire. 1937: Birth of film director Ridley Scott (Alien). 1977: Death of playwright Sir Terence Rattigan. 1996: The symbolic Stone of Scone, Scotland’s coronation stone, was returned to Edinburgh Castle after 700 years.


Keywords · November 30 · Michael Jordan · Chicago Bulls · Crystal Palace · Ridley Scott · Terence Rattigan · Stone of Scone


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