Wolverhampton Wanderers - A Proud Day In Its History

Billy Wright Statue Outside The Molineux

On the 29th May 1988 Wolves defeated Burnley 2–0 in the final to win the Football League Trophy.

Here's what else happened on 29th May in history:

1.  King Charles II of England was born (1630)

2. Abraham Lincoln says 'You can fool some of the people all of the time, & of people some of time, but you can't fool all of the people all of time (1849)

3. The Austro-Hungarian Empire is created (1867)

4. The official flag of the President of the United States was adopted (1916)

5. John F. Kennedy born (1917)

6. Bob Dylan's album Bringing It All Back Home hit #1 in the U.K  (1965) 

7. Northern Ireland is brought under direct rule from Westminster (1974)

8. The U.S. performed a nuclear test at the Nevada Test Site (1981)

9. Heysel Stadium disaster - Thirty-nine people were killed and 400 were injured in a riot at a European Cup football match in Brussels, Belgium (1985)

10. Jeff Buckley, American musician, died (1997)

11. Space Shuttle Discovery completes the first docking with the International Space Station (1999)

 

 

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