ANNIVERSARIES

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Today: Portsmouth 0 Newcastle 2 - the first League game under floodlights (1956). Kenny Dalglish resigned as Liverpool manager (1991).

Tomorrow: Major Walter Clopton Wingfield patented his game of "Sphairistike", which later became known as lawn tennis (1874).

Wednesday: Bobby Moore died of cancer (1993).

Thursday: Cassius Clay beat Sonny Liston to become world heavyweight champion (1964).

Friday: Lottery won the first Grand National, then known as the Grand Liverpool Steeplechase (1839)

Sunday: Colin Milburn died suddenly (1990).

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