Rangers’ record on this day – P: 4 W: 4 D: 0 L: 0
GD: +7 F: 11 A: 4
Win %: 100.00%
Average Goals Scored P/M: 2.75, Conceded: 1.00
1888: Rangers are beaten 1-0 in a Friendly by Third Lanark at Gilmorehill.
1894: The Rangers goalscorer remains unknown as the Gers draw 1-1 with Celtic in a Friendly at Parkhead.
1919: Goals from Hector Lawson and Sandy Archibald gives Rangers a 2-0 win over Clyde in the Glasgow Charity Cup Semi-Final. The Light Blues would face Queen’s Park in the Final.
1923: Rangers begin a Tour of France and Switzerland with a 6-1 win over CAP Olympique in Paris. Geordie Henderson and Carl Hansen scored twice each with Andy Cunningham and Sandy Archibald also on target.
1930: Rangers continue their North American Tour with a 3-0 win over Hamilton Thistle in Ontario. 2 goals from Jimmy Fleming and 1 from Willie Nicholson hands Rangers the win.
1941: Goals from Willie McIntosh, Torry Gillick and Geordie Henderson earn Rangers a 3-1 1st Round win over Third Lanark in the Glasgow Merchants’ Charity Cup. The Light Blues progressed to face Partick Thistle in the Final.
1954: As part of their North American Tour, Rangers defeat the British-Columbia Mainland All-Stars 9-0 with goals coming from Billy Simpson (3), Willie McCulloch (2), Johnny Hubbard (2), Ian McColl and Willie Paton.
1956: 2 Billy Simpson goals are enough to give Rangers a 2-1 win over Union Deportivo De Mahon in the 2nd match of their Spanish Tour.
1967: Rangers prepare for the European Cup Winners’ Cup Final with a 1-1 draw against Motherwell in a Testimonial match for Charlie Aitken. Roger Hynd scored for the Ibrox side.
1972: Rangers win the European Cup Winners’ Cup with a 3-2 win over Dynamo Moscow in the Final. 2 goals from Willie Johnston and 1 from Colin Stein earn Rangers their only European prize to date.
1978: 6 years to the day of leading Rangers to the European Cup Winners’ Cup as Captain, John Greig was appointed Rangers Manager, a day after the resignation of Jock Wallace.
2001: Jorg Albertz re-joins Hamburg from Rangers for a Club record fee of £3 million.
2002: Broxi Bear wins the Mascots Cup! The Rangers mascot won the race between English and Scottish football mascots screened by the Disney Channel. Man Utd’s Fred the Red finished in 2nd.
2006: Alex Rae leaves Rangers to take up a role of Player-Manager at Dundee.
2007: Kris Boyd scores the only goal as Rangers beat LA Galaxy 1-0 in a Friendly in California, USA.
2008: Rangers lift the Scottish Cup with a 3-2 Final victory over Queen of the South. A Kris Boyd brace and a goal from DaMarcus Beasley marked the end of a mammoth season with a victory.
2009: Rangers seal their 52nd League Championship with a 3-0 victory over Dundee Utd on the final day of the season at Tannadice. A 6th minute goal from Kyle Lafferty calmed the nerves before further strikes from Pedro Mendes and Kris Boyd ensured that Rangers finished 4 points ahead of Celtic, who had drawn with Hearts.
2011: Alastair Johnston is removed from position of Rangers Chairman. Fellow director Paul Murray also leaves the Board whilst Martin Bain and Donald McIntyre resign with all 4 citing concerns over the long-term validity of Craig Whyte’s takeover. Whyte himself steps into the Chairman’s role.
2013: Rangers announce they have reached pre-contracts agreements with Motherwell’s Nicky Law and Dundee Utd’s Jon Daly.
2016: Rangers agree a 2-year deal with Joey Barton who signs on a Free Transfer from Burnley. On the same day, the Club confirmed that Nicky Clark, Nicky Law and David Templeton would all leave upon the expiry of their current Rangers contracts. Forward Clark later signs for Bury with Law reuniting with Stuart McCall at Bradford City.
1982: DaMarcus Beasley – (Fort Wayne, Indiana, USA). Rangers: 2007-2010 (Midfielder/Forward), Apps: 46, Goals: 7, Honours: 2 Scottish League Titles, 1 Scottish Cup, 1 Scottish League Cup. International Caps: 124 (USA).