safc.com looks back on what happened on this day in the club's history.
2004 - Danny Collins sealed a £140,000 move to the Stadium of Light from Chester
1994 - Black Cats striker Mikael Mandron was born in France
1980 – Cult hero Nyron Nosworthy was born on Brixton, London.
1975 – Goals from Tony Towers, Billy Hughes and Pop Robson sealed a 3-1 win for Sunderland over Orient to keep them at the top of Division Two.
1962 – Sunderland won 3-2 at Everton in a League Cup third round tie in front of a 39,914 crowd.
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