The Rockets' Hakeem Olajuwon grabs his 10,000th rebound in Houston's 122-117 loss to the Knicks at Madison Square Garden.
Gordie Howe, 49, of the New England Whalers scores his 1,000th goal (counting regular season and playoffs in both the NHL and WHA) in a 6-3 win over the Birmingham Bulls in Birmingham.
Roberto Clemente gets his 3,000th -- and last -- hit, a double off the Mets' Jon Matlack in the Pirates' 5-0 victory in Pittsburgh. Clemente is the 11th player to get 3,000 hits.
Philadelphia's Ty Cobb collects his 4,000th hit in the Athletics' 5-3 loss to the Tigers, the same team that Cobb spent his first 22 years with.
Stan Musial gets his 3,000th hit, a pinch hit double off the Cubs' Moe Drabowsky in the Cardinals' 5-3 victory at Wrigley Field.
Pete Rose collects his 3,000th hit against the Expos' Steve Rogers, in a 4-3 Cincinnati loss. Rose is the quickest to reach 3,000.
Michael Jordan scores his 10,000th NBA point in his 303rd game, a 120-108 Chicago loss to the Philadelphia 76ers. Only Wilt Chamberlain scored as many points in fewer games (236).