February 19, 1928: Imagine this: A hockey team so good that officials just decide to give them a bye into the gold medal round. Canada's Olympic hockey team was so impressive that officials automatically put it in the medal round rather than indulge a series of blowouts. Canada won the gold medal easily by scores of 11-0, 14-0 and 13-0.


February 19, 1984:

At the Winter Olympics in Sarajevo, Yugoslavia American Phil Mahre won the gold medal while his brother Steve won the silver medal in men's slalom. They became the first brothers to ever finish first and second in an Olympic event.

February 19, 1994: At the Winter Olympic games in Lillehammer, Norway, American speedskater legend Bonnie Blair won her fourth career gold medal when she won the 500 meters race.



February 19, 2014: Ted Ligety won the gold medal in giant slalom at the Sochi Olympics, becoming the first American male to win the event.

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