1914
Goalkeeper George Swindin was born in Campsall, Yorkshire. He made 271 League appearances for Arsenal between 1936/37 and 1953/54, then returned as manager for four years from 1958

1968
Arsenal reached Wembley after a 1-1 draw at Tottenham Hotspur in the League Cup semi-final to clinch a 2-1 aggregate win

1974
Scotland international midfielder Alex Cropley arrived from Hibernian. He scored six times in 34 games before leaving for Aston Villa in 1976

1991
Arsenal's former England international winger Cliff Bastin, 79, died in Exeter. He held the Club's goalscoring record at the time

2001
Two goals from Freddie Ljungberg plus another from Thierry Henry gave Arsenal a 3-1 win over Juventus in the Champions League

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