In the realm of Internet & Affiliate Marketing, John Reese with his $1,000,000 Day certainly got his name in the history books, and many others have emulated his achievement.
You can start multiplying the number, or adding zeros, but that is rarely as impressive.
The One Million Link Day
One million links from separate legitimate domains owned by different people
A pretty awe inspiring concept
With the right planning and concept, I do think 10,000 is easily possible within one day, 100,000 would take extreme planning.
These things are hard to quantify from external sources. Yahoo reports almost all links, including those with nofollow, and