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The Press and Journal (Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire) - - THE SCORE -

■ 1979 – Grete Weitz of Nor­way be­came the first woman to run a marathon in un­der two hours and 30 min­utes when she clocked two hours 27 min­utes and 33 sec­onds in the New York City Marathon, an event she won nine times be­tween 1978 and 1988.

■ 1998 – Mid­fielder Paul Ince was charged with mis­con­duct by the Foot­ball As­so­ci­a­tion for mak­ing a V-sign af­ter be­ing sent off while on Eng­land duty in Sweden.

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