1935
Welsh international Mel Charles, who accumulated 31 caps, was born in Swansea. He netted 28 goals in 64 games for the Gunners between 1959 and 1962

1980
Terry Neill's side lost 5-4 on penalties after a 0-0 draw against Valencia in the European Cup Winners' Cup Final in Brussels

1986
Ex-Arsenal player George Graham, a Double winner in 1970/71, returned as manager in succession to Don Howe

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