News relevant to the club on this day previouslyRichard Day looks back at news relevant to Gillingham FC on this day in history, games, players, debuts etc...
1895 - Swindon Town 4-0 New Brompton SLD1
1901 - New Brompton 3-0 Southampton SLD1
Thomas Leigh, Jack Frettingham and Alf Milward were all on target against the Saints
1907 - Plymouth Argyle 1-0 New Brompton SLD1
1912 - Gillingham 0-1 Southampton SLD1
1929 - Merthyr Town 1-1 Gillingham D3S Att: 1,352
Len Dowell netted for the Gills in Wales
1935 - Aldershot 0-2 Gillingham D3S Att: 3,324
The Gills won thanks to goals from Jim Watson and Richard Doncaster
1946 - Chelmsford City 0-0 Gillingham SLD1
1957 - Brighton & HA 5-2 Gillingham D3S Att: 10,459
Ron Saunders scored both in defeat at the Goldstone Ground
1963 - Gillingham 5-1 Southport D4 Att: 5,529
Ron Newman hit a hat-trick, while Brian Yeo and Gordon Pulley added others in a heavy home win
1968 - Gillingham 0-2 Bristol Rovers D3 Att: 4,289
1974 - Gillingham 4-0 Chesterfield D3 Att: 5,425
Goals from Dave Chadwick, Damien Richardson (2) and Peter Feely provided another emphatic win
1991 - Gillingham 1-1 York City D4 Att: 2,700
David Crown was the marksman against the Minstermen
1996 - Watford 0-0 Gillingham D2 Att: 7,809
2002 - Gillingham 4-2 Burnley C Att: 7,905
Rod Wallace, Paul Shaw, Paul Smith and Marlon King all found the net against the Clarets
1919- Charlie Marks
Marks was an integral part of the Gillingham side for 15 years as a full-back, having received an award before joining the club for scoring 40 goals from a centre-back position.
In total he made 265 appearances for the club and scored eight goals. After he retired from the game he went on to work in a paper mill as a stock controller.
1949- Neil O'Donnell
The midfielder was signed from Norwich City by Len Ashurst in the summer of 1974, but failed to hold down a regular place in the first team.
He made 24 appearances for the club before signing for Sheffield Wednesday.
A serious back injury forced the Scot to retire at the end of 1976, and he went on to work for a major finance company.