Our daily look back through the history books.
1999 - Sunderland signed a three-year sponsorship deal with Reg Vardy Ltd.
1981 - Kevin Kyle born in Stranraer.
1979 - First team coach Ken Knighton was promoted to manager.
1928 - Former manager Ian McColl born in Alexandria.
Facts taken from the All The Dates book by Mike Gibson, still available from all club stores.