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On This Day - March
|January | February | March | April | May | June | July | August | September | October | November | December|
|1st||1977: Former Rangers winger Alfie Conn is signed for £65,000 from Tottenham.|
|2nd||1940: Billy McNeill born in Bellshill, Lanarkshire.|
|3rd||1962: Bobby Lennox makes his Celtic debut in a 2-1 home league win over Dundee.|
|4th||1951: Kenny Dalglish born in Dalmarnock, Glasgow.|
|5th||1980: Celtic beat Real Madrid 2-0 in the European Cup quarter-final first leg at Celtic Park.|
|6th|| 1956: Willie Loney (akaThe Obliterator) the Celtic centre half in the six-in-a-row team of 1905-1910 died at the age of 76.|
1968: Davie Hay comes on as sub to make his Celtic debut in a 4-1 league defeat of Aberdeen at Parkhead.
|7th||1964: Following the Hoops European Cup Winners Cup victory over Slovan Bratislava the Bhoys are applauded onto the pitch by the Rangers team at Ibrox prior to a Fourth Round Scottish Cup tie. The hosts show lest respect on the pitch though and win 2-0.|
|8th||1967:Celtic pull back a 1-0 deficit to beat Vojvodina 2-0 at Celtic Park to go through to the Semi-Final of The European Cup. Stevie Chalmers equalised on the hour mark and in the final minute Billy McNeill rose to head a Charlie Gallacher corner into the net just the same as the two of them had combined to do so in the Scottish Cup Final of 1965.|
|9th||1965:One of the most important days in Celtic's history when Jock Stein officaily took over as Celtic Manager from Jimmy McGrory.24 hours later Celtic were beating Airdrie 6-0.|
|10th|| 1965: Celtic cruise to a 6-0 league win at Airdrie in Jock Stein's first game as Bhoys manager.Seven future Lisbons Lions in the team line-up - Gemmell, Clark, McNeill, Chalmers, Murdoch, Lennox, Auld. |
Bertie Auld scored 5 goals.
1973: Chris Sutton the Hunskelper born in Nottingham.
|11th||1959: A Celtic/Rangers Select side play Caledonian FC at Telford Park, Inverness to mark the opening of the stadium's new floodlights. As SFA regulations meant players could only turn out for one registered club Celtic's Jim Kennedy, Charlie Tully, Pat Crerand, Jim Conway and Andrew Beattie had to 'sign' for Rangers for one day to play in the game|
|12th|| 1980: Frank McGarvey makes his Celtic debut 24 hours after his £250,000 Scottish transfer record move from Liverpool. The game finished Celtic 2-2 St Mirren.|
1983: Celtic defeat Hearts 4-1 in the Scottish Cup quarter-final at Parkhead.
|13th||2006: Jimmy Johnstone Dies|
|14th||1964: Doubles from Bobby Murdoch and Steve Chalmers help the Bhoys defeat Hibernian 5-0 in a league match at Celtic Park. Three of the goals come in the last five minutes.|
|15th||1976: Celtic sign winger Johnny Doyle from Ayr United for a fee of £90,000|
|16th|| 1891: Patsy Gallacher born in Ramelton, County Donegal.|
1969: Clyde forward Harry Hood signs for Celtic in a £40,000 deal.
|17th|| 1979: Pat Bonner makes his Celtic debut in a 2-1 home victory over Motherwell.|
2004: Henrik Larsson equalled Bobby Lennox's 167 league goals
|18th||2001: Henrik Larsson hits a hat-trick as Celtic defeat Kilmarnock 3-0 to lift the League Cup.|
|19th|| 1980: Lee Naylor born, Walsall, England|
2006: Celtic defeat Dunfermline 3-0 in the final of the CIS Cup at Hampden. The entire team wear the number 7 on their shorts in memory of Jimmy Johnstone who had passed away days earlier.
|20th||1988: Paul McStay and Andy Walker score for the Bhoys as Celtic defeat Rangers 2-1 at Ibrox and take a significant step towards the league title.|
|21st||2004: Henrik Larsson hit two goals, in a 4-0 win at Easter Road, to become Celtic's all-time third top scorer.|
|22nd||1986: An amazing league clash at Ibrox sees the 10 men of Celtic battle to a 4-4 draw with Rangers and claim what would prove to be a crucial point.|
|23rd||1938: Bertie Auld born in Maryhill, Glasgow.|
|24th|| 1979: The Rangers - Celtic clash at Hampden is controversially postponed. The game was moved due to Ibrox reconstruction and manager Billy McNeill felt the pitch was playable and not enough had been done to clear the uncovered terraces.|
2010: A pathetic Celtic crash 4-0 at St.Mirren in the SPL. The shameful display outrages the support and heaps pressure on manager Tony Mowbrary.
|25th|| 1972: Phil O'Donnell born in Bellshill.|
2010: Following a humiliating 4-0 league defeat at St Mirren the previous evening Tony Mowbrary is sacked as Celtic manager. Neil Lennon is placed in interim charge.
|26th|| 1975: John Hartson born in Wales|
1981: Massimo Donati born, Sedegliano, Italy.
1982: Andreas Hinkel born, Backnang, Germany
|27th|| 1950: Sean Fallon signs for Celtic from Glenavon for £5,000.|
1963: Jimmy Johnstone makes his competitive debut in a 6-0 league defeat at Kilmarnock.John Cushley also made his First Team debut.Of the team that lost 6-0 Jimmy Johnstone and Stevie Chalmers were the only players who went on to become Lisbon Lions.
|28th||1929: A fire destroys the pavillion at Celtic Park. Many of the club's original records are lost in the blaze.|
|29th|| 1978: Roddie MacDonald scores Celtic's 6000th league goal in a 4-0 win at Partick Thistle.|
1980: Georgie Best plays for Hibs at Parkhead for the one and only time. Celtic won 4-0.
|30th||1991: The Bhoys slump to a 2-1 league defeat at home to Motherwell|
|31st||2007: Sunsuke Nakamura scores a trademark free-kick as league leaders Celtic are held to a 1-1 draw at Dundee United after the hosts grap last gasp equaliser.|
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