Arsenal in History

Events in Sport

  • 1980-05-12 West Ham United wins the FA Cup, beating Arsenal 1-0 at Wembley Stadium. Midfield playmaker Trevor Brooking scores the winner with a rare header.
  • 1980-05-14 Valencia of Spain wins 20th European Cup Winner's Cup against Arsenal of England 5-4 on penalties in Brussels
  • 1994-05-04 Arsenal of England win 34th European Cup Winner's Cup against Parma of Italy 1-0 in Copenhagen
  • 1995-05-10 Real Zaragoza of Spain win 35th European Cup Winner's Cup against Arsenal of England 2-1 in Paris
  • 2006-05-17 14th UEFA Champions League Final: Barcelona beats Arsenal 2-1 at Saint-Denis
  • 2014-05-17 Arsenal defeats Hull City to win the 2014 FA Cup Final
  • 2015-05-30 FA Cup Final: Arsenal beat Aston Villa 4-0
  • 2017-05-27 FA Cup Final: Arsenal defeat Chelsea 2-1 at Wembley, London
  • 2017-07-05 Arsenal Football Club break their transfer record, paying 52.7 million pounds for Alexandre Lacazette from Lyon

Birthdays in Sport

  • 1918-05-23 Dennis Compton, English cricketer and footballer (5,807 runs, Arsenal), born in Middlesex, England (d. 1997)

Deaths in Sport

  • 1934-01-06 Herbert Chapman, Legendary Manager of Arsenal and Huddersfield Town (b. 1878)