On this day: March 29

Published On: Mar 26 2013 11:37:13 AM CDT   Updated On: Mar 29 2016 01:00:00 AM CDT

Coca-Cola is brewed for the first time, Elvis Presley begins boot camp, the last U.S. soldiers leave Vietnam, Henry Fonda wins his first and only Oscar, and the Tennessee Lady Vols complete an unbeaten season, all on this day.

OTD March 29 - Wayne Gretzky
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1999: Wayne Gretzky of the New York Rangers scores the last of his National Hockey League record 894 regular season goals in a home game against the New York Islanders. The goal was one of only nine "The Great One" scored in his 20th and final NHL season.

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