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On This Day - October
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|1st|| 1938: Celtic beat Albion Rovers 8-1 at Cliftonhill with Johnny Crum scoring five goals.The other goals were scored by Jimmy Delaney (2) and Chic Geatons.|
1977: Rangers announced on the 1st October that they will sign players regardless of their religion [although they never did still for donkey's years]
|2nd|| 1985: Celtic played Atletico Madrid behind closed doors at Celtic Park following the Rapid Vienna travesty - the Bhoys lost 2-1 with Roy Aitken scoring the Celtic goal.|
1977: Red and Yellow Cards are introduced.
1987: Celtic sign striker Frank McAvennie from West Ham United for a reported £1.2m.
|3rd||1927: Scottish Cup holders Celtic beat FA Cup winners Cardiff 4-1 - Jimmy McGrory scored all four goals for the Bhoys.|
|4th||1952: Charlie Tully scores both of Northern Ireland's goals in a 2-2 draw with England in Belfast.|
|5th||1920: Celtic ace Tommy McInally defeats sprint champion WR Applegarth in a 100 yard challenge race held at Shawfield. Applegarth gave his opponent a 10-yard start but could catch the Celtic man|
|6th|| 1922: Jock Stein born in Earnock, Lanarkshire.|
1937: Scottish Cup holders Celtic defeat reigning FA Cup champions Sunderland 2-0 in a challenge match at Roker Park. Jimmy McGrory and Willie Buchan score for the Bhoys.
1993: Liam Brady quits as Celtic manager after a league defeat at St Johnstone.
|7th||1965: Jim Craig made his debut against Go-Ahead Deventer in what was the first time the Lisbon Lions back five played together.|
|8th||1910: Charlie Napier born in Bainsford.|
|9th|| 1963: Celtic defeat FC Basel 5-0 in second-leg of European Cup Winners Cup 1st round tie.|
1964: Keeper Frank Haffey is sold to Swindon Town for £8,000
|10th||2001: Celtic defeat Rosenborg 1-0 in the Champions League at Parkhead in a game re-arranged after being originally postponed following the September 11 attack on New York.|
|11th||1930: Lisbon Lions goalkeeper Ronnie Simpson born in Glasgow.|
|12th||1959: Celtic lose 2-0 to Wolverhampton Wanders in a friendly match to mark the switch on of the Parkhead floodlights.|
|13th||1975: Bobo Balde born, France. Nationality - Guinea|
|14th||1948: Middlesbrough turn down a cash plus player exchange deal from Celtic for Wilf Mannion.|
|15th|| 1865: James Kelly born in Renton.|
1977: Frank Munro makes his Celtic debut as captain and score an own goal in the 2-1 home defeat to St Mirren.
|16th||1937: Jimmy McGrory plays his final game for Celtic in a league clash at Parkhead against Queen's Park. He scores once in a 4-3 victory.|
|17th||1987: Celtic draw 2-2 with Rangers in a league match at Ibrox. In a stormy encounter the home side have two players sent off while Frank McAvennie was alos ordered off. McAvennie alongside Rangers' Terry Butcher Chris Woods and Graham Roberts would be charged by police and taken to court for 'a breach of the peace'.|
|18th|| 1967: Celtic beat Racing Club 1-0 in the 1st leg of the World Club Championship.|
1976: Celtic release George Connelly from his contract
|19th|| 1957 Celtic hammer Rangers 7-1 in League Cup final ("Hampden in the Sun")|
1971: John Hughes and Willie Wallace join Crystal Palace for a combined fee of £50,000
1981 Celtic winger Johnny Doyle dies
|20th||1982: James McGrory dies in a Glasgow hospital at the age of 78.|
|21st||1999: Henrik Larsson suffers a horrific leg break as Celtic lose 1-0 at Lyon in the UEFA Cup.|
|22nd||1964: Paul McStay is born in Hamilton, Lanarkshire.|
|23rd||1926: Celtic defeat Aberdeen 6-2 in a league clash at Parkhead. Jimmy McGrory scores five goals - including four headers.|
|24th||1962: Celtic play their first ever Euorpean home tie as they draw 2-2 with Valencia in the Inter-Cities Fairs Cup.|
|25th||1911: Celtic sign Patsy Gallacher from Clydebank Juniors.|
|26th|| 1895: Celtic record a record 11-0 victory over Dundee during a league clash at Parkhead.|
1963: Celtic thrash Airdrie 9-0 in a league clash at Celtic Park - goalkeeper Frank Haffey also misses a penalty!
1979: Dom Sullivan signs for Celtic from Aberdeen for £80,000.
|27th||1888: Celtic defeat Rangers 6-1 at Ibrox in a Glasgow Cup tie, their first "competitive" meeting.|
|28th||1899: The Grant Stand is offically opened at Celtic Park.|
|29th|| 1938: Celtic thrash city rivals Third Lanark 6-1 in league clash at Parkhead|
1966: Celtic claim the first trophy of what would prove to be a remarkable cleansweep as they defeat Rangers 1-0 at Hampden in League Cup final.
|30th||1999: Veteran striker Ian Wright marks his Celtic debut with a goal as the Hoops demolish Kilmarnock 5-1 in a league clash at Parkhead.|
|31st|| 1956: Celtic win their first ever League Cup by defeating Partick Thistle in the final replay.|
1971: Celtic sign John 'Dixie' Deans from Motherwell for £17.500
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