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  Monday, 16 September, 2002, 03:04 GMT 04:04 UK
Happened on this day - 16 September
On this day in history
2000: Australia's Ian Thorpe wins swimming gold in the 400m backstroke and 4x100m freestyle relay on the first day of competition at the Sydney Olympics.

1998: Manchester United play out a thrilling 3-3 draw with Barcelona at Old Trafford as they begin their road to European glory.

Their journey ends with the memorable Champions League final win over Bayern Munich in Barcelona.

1953: American golfer Jerry Pate, winner of the 1976 US Open, is born.

1937: The first football game to be seen on television is a specially-arranged match between Arsenal's first and second team.

1932: Former England Test cricketer and team coach Mickey Stewart is born.

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