1912
England international Cliff Bastin, who was 21 caps, was born in Exeter, Devon. He scored 150 times in 350 league games for the Gunners between 1929 and the 1947 and remains the Club's third highest goalscorer

1934
The profilic Ted Drake joined Arsenal from Southampton. He netted 124 goals in 168 league outings during his stay at Highbury

1970
Strikes by Jon Sammels and John Radford gave Bertie Mee's side a 2-1 victory at home to Liverpool

1979
French international striker Nicolas Anelka was born in Versailles. He scored 23 games in 65 league games for Arsenal between 1996 and 1999

1998
Arsenal were back in the title race as Marc Overmars' goal clinched a vital 1-0 win at Manchester United

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