1896
Right-back Joe Powell, 26, died of blood poisoning  and tetanus after breaking his arm during a match six days earlier

1946
England left half Joe Mercer arrived from Everton. He earned five caps while with the Toffees before the war, then scored four goals for the Gunners in 247 League games between 1946/47 and 1953/54

1978
Viv Anderson became the first black player to appear for England in a full international in the 1-0 win over Czechoslovakia at Wembley

1983
Ian Allinson made his Arsenal debut as goals by Mark Rees and Ally Brown gave Walsall a shock 2-1 Milk Cup Fourth-Round win at Highbury

1995
Strikes by Ian Wright and John Hartson earned Arsenal a 2-1 Coca-Cola Cup Fourth-Round victory at home Sheffield Wednesday

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