On this day: February 14

Published On: Feb 13 2013 10:55:37 PM CST   Updated On: Feb 14 2014 01:00:00 AM CST

Saint Valentine dies a martyr, President Polk has his picture snapped, Al Capone sends his foes a violent Valentine's Day message, and Jackie Kennedy invites TV viewers inside the White House, all on this day.

OTD February 14 - Wilt Chamberlain
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1966: Wilt Chamberlain of the Philadelphia 76ers scores 41 points to break the NBA career scoring record with a seven-year total of 20,884 points, four points more than retired Hawk Bob Pettit registered in 11 years. Chamberlain would go on to score a total of 31,419 points in his NBA career. He now ranks fourth all-time among NBA career scoring leaders, behind Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Karl Malone and Michael Jordan.

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