It was August 14, 2004 when the keeper, who was then at Blackburn, started the mammoth sequence in the 1-1 draw with West Brom.
And boss Martin O'Neill believes his veteran is putting down a marker for posterity.
O'Neill said: "I can't see the record ever being broken - not in my lifetime, anyway. How many did David James do? That tells you something. It won't be broken."