1883
Right back Joe Shaw was born in Bury, Lancashire. He made 309 League appearances for the Gunners and later went on to become Reserve Team manager and caretaker manager for the first-team following Herbert Chapman's death in 1934

1931
Winger Pat Beasley was signed from non-league Stourbridge. He scored 19 times in 79 outings while at Highbury

1938
Arsenal clinched the League crown for the fifth time in eight years with an emphatic 5-0 victory at home to Bolton Wanderers

2003
In an FA Cup rehearsal, Jermaine Pennant and Robert Pires scored hat-tricks as Arsenal beat Southampton 6-0; the first time two players from the same side had scored a hat-trick in a Premier League match

2006
Thierry Henry scored a hat-trick in the 4-2 win over Wigan in the last ever game at Highbury, securing Arsenal the fourth and final Uefa Champions League place

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