1922
Billy Blyth, Reg Boreham and Bobby Turnbull netted to give the Gunners a 3-0 win at home to Stoke

1950
Peter Goring scored twice as Tom Whittaker's side gained a 2-0 win over Sheffield Wednesday at Hillsborough

1961
Scotland striker Charlie Nicholas, who played 20 times for his country, was born in Glasgow. He netted 54 goals in 184 outings for Arsenal

1978
Frank Stapleton, Graham Rix and Alan Sunderland netted to give Arsenal a 3-1 win at home to Birmingham City

2000
First-half goals by Patrick Vieira and Lee Dixon secured the Gunners a 2-2 draw against Sunderland at Highbury

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