1911
Arsenal were leading Aston Villa 2-1 at the Manor Ground when the match was abandoned in the 80th minute due to bad light

1925
Scotland international wing-half Alex Forbes, who was capped 14 times, was born in Dundee. He scored 20 times in 217 league games for the Gunners between 1947 and 1956

1933
Cliff Bastin scored twice as title-chasing Arsenal gained a 2-1 win over Manchester City at Highbury

1987
Arsenal beat Nottingham Forest 2-0 at home in the Littlewoods Cup Fifth-Round with goals from Charlie Nicholas and Martin Hayes

1995
John Hartson scored his first goal for the Gunners to clinch a 1-0 win over Coventry City at Highfield Road

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