For New Zealanders, the 1995 Rugby World Cup Final was the day Nelson Mandela single-handedly outpsyched the mighty All Blacks.
New Zealand media on Tuesday dubbed the 2013 All Blacks "The Unbeatables" after they completed a perfect season.
Now that the dust has settled in the northern hemisphere, we thought it only right to sit down and select our Test Team of the Week.
All Blacks skipper Richie McCaw has put his team's amazing comeback in Dublin and unbeaten record in 2013 down to "self-belief."
All Blacks fly-half Aaron Cruden was delighted to see his second attempt at the match-winning conversion go over against Ireland.
New Zealand created history on Sunday as a late converted try saw them beat Ireland 24-22 in Dublin, ending 2013 with 14 wins from 14....
All Blacks wing Julian Savea has been cleared for his team's match against Ireland at the Aviva Stadium in Dublin on Sunday.
New Zealand boss Steve Hansen sighted their tough schedule as the key reason for making changes to his side for Sunday.
New Zealand have made seven changes to their XV that will face Ireland on Sunday, with Cory Jane one of those named in the line-up.
All Blacks number eight Kieran Read believes it would be a "massive achievement" should they make it a clean sweep in a calendar year....
South Africa's captain Jean de Villiers was among nine Boks named in a Barbarians squad to play Fiji on November 30.
New Zealand captain Richie McCaw and centre Ben Smith have praised Ireland veteran Brian O'Driscoll ahead of this weekend's Test.
Steve Hansen and Richie McCaw both confessed to a sense of relief in putting the ghost of Twickenham 2012 to rest.
New Zealand continued their unbeaten run in 2013 with a hard-fought 30-22 victory over England at Twickenham on Saturday.
New Zealand captain Richie McCaw said there was a special "edge" to the world champions' clash with England at Twickenham.
One year on from England's shock victory, the All Blacks are returning to Twickenham with a score to be settled.