International action and Italian trip take centre stage.
2005 - Goalkeeper Michael Ingham made his Northern Ireland debut against Germany.
2000 - Niall Quinn captained the Republic of Ireland to a 2-2 draw with Mexico in Chicago.
1972 - Just 1,680 fans witnessed a 3-1 away win against Cagliari in the Anglo-Italian Cup.
1896 - Outside right Ted Clack - recipient of the Military Cross during World War One, was born in Highworth, Wiltshire.
Facts taken from the All The Dates book by Mike Gibson, still available from all club stores.