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On This Day - May
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|1st|| 1950: Danny McGrain born in Glasgow.|
1971 : The Lisbon Lions turn out for the last time against Clyde in a 6-1 win against Clyde at Parkhead. Ronnie Simpson leads the team out but cannot play because of injury.
|2nd||1997: Tommy Burns dismissed as Celtic manager.|
|3rd|| 1975: Billy McNeill makes his final appearance in the Hoops as he skippers Celtic to a 3-1 Scottish Cup final victory over Airdrie at Hampden.|
1986: Celtic defeat St Mirren 5-0 at Love Street to clinch the league title from Hearts on goal difference.
|4th||1974: Celtic cruise to a 3-0 Scottish Cup final win over Dundee United at Hampden to claim the 'Double'.|
|5th||2007: Celtic went to Ibrox having already been crowned league champions but duly slumped to a 2-0 defeat.|
|6th|| 1970: Celtic lose 2-1 to Feyenoord after extra time in the final of the European Cup at the San Siro, Milan.|
1972: Dixie Deans nets a hat-trick as Celtic beat Hibernian 6-1 in the Scottish Cup final at Hampden to claim the 'double'.
|7th||1977: Andy Lynch's penalty gives Celtic victory in a 1-0 win over Rangers in the Scottish Cup final.|
|8th||1953: Celtic sign Neil Mochan from Middlesbrough for a fee of £8,000.|
|9th|| 1893: Celtic clinch their first ever League Championship with a 3-1 home victory over Leith Athletic.|
1945:Celtic win The Victory in Europe Cup defeating Queens Park in the Final.
|10th||1980: A George McCluskey goal in extra time gives Celtc a 1-0 victory over Rangers in the Scottish Cup final.|
|11th|| 1953: A Bobby Collins goal gives Celtic a thoroughly deserved 1-0 win over English champions Arsenal in the First Round of the Coronation Cup.|
1979: Celtic win 2-0 against St Mirren at Ibrox in a game played on a Friday evening. Love Street was in the process of reconstruction and Police would not allow the game to be played on the Saturday due to Rangers playing Hibs at Hampden. Lennox and McCluskey scored.
|12th|| 1971: Celtic defeat Rangers 2-1 in the Scottish Cup final, after a replay.|
1984: Celtic sign Alan McInally from Ayr United.
|13th||2000: Mark Fotheringham becomes the youngest player to play a competitive game for Celtic when he debuts in the league clash with St Johnstone. He was aged 16 years and 204 days.|
|14th|| 1960: Celtic wear numbers on their shorts for the first time as they defeat Sparta Rotterdam 5-1 in a friendly at Parkhead.|
1988: Celtic clinch the 'double' in their centenary season with a 2-1 Scottish Cup final victory at Hampden against Dundee United
|15th|| 1982: Celtic defeat St Mirren 3-0 at Parkhead to clinch a second succesive league title.|
1993: Celtic entertain Dundee at Parkhead. The match is the last league game to be played in front of the Jungle terracing. The famous enclosure would be converted to a seated area.
2001: Lisbon Lion Bobby Murdoch died in the Victoria Infirmary,Glasgow aged 56 - The first of "The Lions" to pass away.
2008:Tommy Burns dies of cancer aged 51 years.
|16th||1953: Celtic defeat Manchester United 2-1 in the semi-final of the Coronation Cup thanks to goals from Bertie peacock and Neil Mochan.|
|17th|| 1956: Jock Stein plays his last game for Celtic in a friendly against Coleraine in Ireland.|
1966: Jock Stein named Britain's Manager of the Year
|18th|| 1840:Brother Walfrid was born|
1967: Jock Stein named Britain's Manager of the Year for the second year in succesion.
1985: Celtic defeat Dundee Utd 2-1 in the 100th Scottish Cup final.
|19th||1984: Roy Aitken is sent-off as Celtic are defeated 2-1 after extra time by Aberdeen in Scottish Cup final at Hampden|
|20th|| 1953: Celtic lift the Coronation Cup at Hampden after defeating Hibernian 2-0 in the final.|
1989: Joe Miller's solitary goal gives Celtic a 1-0 victory in the Scottish Cup final against Rangers.
|21st|| 1979: Ten man Celtic come twice from behind to defeat Rangers 4-2 at Parkhead and claim the league championship in the most dramatic of fashions.|
2003: Celtic 2-3 Porto, UEFA Cup final in Seville
|22nd||2004: Henrik Larsson scores twice on his last competitive game for the club, as Celtic come from behind to defeat Dunfermline 3-1 in the Scottish Cup final.|
|23rd||1931: Celtic open their tour of the United States and Canada with a 6-1 victory in Philadelphia over Pennsylvannia All Stars.|
|24th||1931: Celtic defeat New York Giants 3-2 at the Polo Grounds, New York.|
1960: Pat Bonner born in Donegal, Ireland
|25th|| 1967: Celtic win the European Cup in Lisbon|
2009:Gordon Strachan resigns from the post of Celtic Manager.
|26th|| 2001: Celtic beat Hibernian 3-1 at Hampden to lift the Scottish Cup and claim the treble.|
2007: Jean-Joel Perrier Doumbe's goal gives Celtic a 1-0 victory in the Scottish Cup final against Dunfermline.
|27th||1995: Celtic beat Airdrie 1-0 in the Scottish Cup final to claim their first trophy in six years.|
|28th|| 1888: Celtic play their first ever match as they triumph 5-2 over Rangers in the friendly tie at the first Celtic park.|
1987: Billy McNeill appointed manager of Celtic for the second time.
2005: Celtic defeat Dundee Utd 1-0 in the Scottish Cup final, in Martin O'Neill's final game in charge.
|29th||1983: Manchester United offer £600,000 for Charlie Nicholas|
|30th||1983: Billy McNeill leaves Celtic to become the new manager of Manchester City|
|31st||1931: Celtic are defeated 1-0 by Fall River in Rhode Island as the Bhoys continue their tour of the US and Canada.|
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