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On This Day - May 8 1935: Republic of Ireland and England soccer hero Jack Charlton is born

Republic of Ireland manager Jack Charlton shakes hands with Italy's Robert Baggio after the Irish side had defeated the Italians 1-0 in their opening game at the 1994 World Cup in the United States. The Giants stadium in New York was the venue, Ray Houghton the Irish goalscoring hero on June 18 1994
ON THIS DAY 1896: Yorkshire completed a record innings in the County Championship when they scored 887 against Warwickshire at Edgbaston. 1908: Yorkshire bowled out Northamptonshire for 27 and 1[...]

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