Quinn with a late winner at QPR on this day 16 years ago.
1997 – A late Niall Quinn strike gave the Lads a 1-0 victory against QPR at Loftus Road with the result taking the Black Cats into the play-off positions for the first time in three months.
1969 – First-half goals from Gordon Harris and Bobby Park gave Sunderland a 2-1 victory over Ipswich Town; only their second home win of the season.
1930 – Sunderland came out on top in an 11-goal thriller with Liverpool as a Bobby Gurney hat-trick led the Lads to a 6-5 victory.
1913- George Holley scored his eighth, and penultimate, hat-trick for Sunderland in a 3-2 home win over Bolton Wanderers that took them up to third in the top flight.