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...
1898 - New Brompton 2-1 Sheppey Utd FAC4Q
Tom Grieve scored both in this win
1904 - Brentford 0-2 New Brompton SLD1
Goals from Walter Leigh and Percy Barnfather earned victory
1910 - Royal Engineers 2-2 New Brompton FAC4Q
John Taylor and Joe Satterthwaite were on target againt the RE side from Aldershot
1921 - Exeter City 1-1 Gillingham D3S
An Arthur Wood goal was enough for a point at St James Park
1927 - Luton Town 6-1 Gillingham D3S Att: 4,527
Sam Meston netted the Gills consolation
1932 - Gillingham 4-2 Bristol City D3S Att: 4,553
The Gills marksmen were George Nicol (2), Roy Bethell and George Purcell
1949 - Gillingham 2-0 Worcester City SLD1 Att: 9,479
Hughie Russell notched both here
1955 - Gillingham 1-1 Shrewsbury T FAC1 Att: 11,347
Billy Millar scored but the game went to a replay
1958 - Gillingham 1-4 Plymouth Arg FAC1R Att: 10,150
A Pat Terry goal was no consolation as the Gills crashed out
1960 - Rochdale 2-0 Gillingham D4 Att: 3,044
1960 - Gillingham 'A' 3-1 Gravesend Seanglian Lge
1966 - Reading 2-1 Gillingham D3 Att: 5,994
Brian Gibbs struck but the Biscuitmen won at Elm Park
1969 - Gillingham 2-1 Southend Utd FAC1R Att: 6,919
Two goals from Brian Yeo put the Gills through
1977 - Sheffield Wed 0-0 Gillingham D3 Att: 9,902
1983 - AP Leamington 0-1 Gillingham FAC1 Att: 2,223
Phil Handford got the only goal of the game
1988 - Gillingham 3-3 Peterborough U FAC1 Att: 4,509
Steve Lovell, Trevor Quow and David Smith got the Gills half in this six-goal thriller
1994 - Gillingham 1-1 Chesterfield D3 Att: 2,730
Robbie Reinelt hit the net against the Spireites
1996 - Peterborough U 0-1 Gillingham D2 Att: 4,136
The only goal of the game at London Road came from Iffy Onuora
2005 - Gillingham 1-0 Hartlepool Utd L1 Att: 6,092
Scot Paul Shields notched the winner at Priestfield
2011 - Aldershot T 1-2 Gillingham L2 Att: 3,449
Goals from Frank Nouble and Chris Whelpdale earned the points at the EBB Stadium
1965 - Ian Macowat
The England Schoolboy and Youth international came through the ranks at Everton but failed to make the first-team at Goodison Park.
Ian, a left-back, moved to Priestfield in January 1985 but had to wait four months for his debut that came against Reading at Elm Park.
After leaving Gillingham in the summer of 1986 having played eight times, he spent two seasons with Crewe Alexandra where he made 72 league appearances.
1967 - Alan Reeves
The centre-half came on loan from Norwich City in February 1989 and made his debut against Bristol City at Ashton Gate.
He returned to Carrow Road at the end of the season after 18 appearances.
Spells later followed at Chester City, Rochdale, Wimbledon and Swindon Town where he was also player-coach and assistant-manager.