1910
Woolwich Arsenal narrowly avoided being taken over by Fulham after Sir Henry Norris bought a controlling interest in the Club, but the League committee vetoes Norris' plan to join the two clubs

1932
Scotland international wing-half Frank Hill, who earned three caps, arrived from Aberdeen. He netted four goals in 76 League games for Arsenal

1976
Ex-England Youth midfielder Brian Hornsby left Highbury to join Shrewsbury Town. He scored six times in 26 outings for Arsenal

1977
Goalkeeper Manuel Almunia was born in Pamplona, Spain

2001
Southampton said a nostalgic farewell to The Dell as Matt LeTissier's late goal clinched a 3-2 victory over Arsenal

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