Rotherham’s former England goalkeeper David Seaman signed for Manchester City from Arsenal on this day in 2003.
It was supposed to be a one year deal but Seaman did not last the season, with injury forcing his retirement in January 2004.
Here are some other some other highs and lows relating to this day in recent history.
1966: The Lions notched their biggest Test win, beating Australia 31-0 in Brisbane.
1987: Ed Moses lost more than a race when Danny Harris pipped him at Madrid - the defeat ended the longest winning streak in track history, 122 hurdles victories stretching back to August 1977.
2000: Peter Schmeichel scored from the penalty spot in his 121st international as Denmark drew 2-2 with Belgium.
2008: Manchester City appointed Mark Hughes their new manager on a three-year contract.
2008: Luton were fined £50,000 and deducted 10 points for the start of the new season after being found guilty of 15 charges of misconduct relating to transfer regulations.
2009: Former England and Bath boss Andy Robinson was named as the new Scotland head coach.
2010: England captain Rio Ferdinand was ruled out of the World Cup with a left knee ligament injury. Tottenham’s defender Michael Dawson was called up as his replacement.
2011: Li Na became the first Chinese player to win a grand slam singles title when she claimed the French Open crown with a 6-4 7-6 (7/0) victory over defending champion Francesca Schiavone of Italy.
2012: Chelsea confirmed the signing of Belgium forward Eden Hazard from Lille.
2012: QPR midfielder Joey Barton was arrested on suspicion of affray, and was later given bail, after an altercation outside a nightclub in Liverpool.