On This Day - Jan 19 1949: Dennis Taylor, 1985 World snooker champion, is born

Alex Higgins and Dennis Taylor (right) ahead of the Strongbow Irish Professional Snooker Championship final at Maysfield leisure centre, Belfast in May 1986. Taylor won 10-7. Picture by Pacemaker 
ON THIS DAY  1903: Details of the first Tour de France were announced by Henri Desgrange in L'Auto newspaper. 1996: Manchester City signed former England midfielder Nigel Clough from [...]

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