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Today: In 1982, National Hunt trainer Michael Dickinson saddled a record 12 winners in one day.

Tomorrow: An Italian newspaper poll put Diego Maradona top of a list of most-hated people in 1990.

Thursday: Athlete Chris Chataway became the first winner of the BBC Sports Personality of the Year award, in 1954. Former world heavyweight champion Sonny Liston died aged 38 in 1970.

Saturday: Stanley Matthews became football's first knight, in 1965.

Sunday: In 1939 a record crowd of 118,567 watched Rangers v Celtic.