On this day in 1950 Charlie George was born while in 1966, Tony Adams arrived in this world and in 1880 Jimmy Sharp.

1971: Arsenal Football Club player Charlie George stands between George Graham and a fellow player who are holding the FA Cup on his head. (Photo by A. Jones/Express/Getty Images)
1971: Arsenal Football Club player Charlie George stands between George Graham and a fellow player who are holding the FA Cup on his head. (Photo by A. Jones/Express/Getty Images)

Two very different Arsenal legends but both sharing the same birthday, they will be remembered for very different things.

George played for Arsenal between 1968 and 1975, making 133 appearances for the club and scoring that famous FA Cup goal.

English professional footballer Charlie George, forward with Arsenal FC, posed prior to the start of the 1970-71 football season, 23rd July 1970. (Photo by Evening Standard/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)
English professional footballer Charlie George, forward with Arsenal FC, posed prior to the start of the 1970-71 football season, 23rd July 1970. (Photo by Evening Standard/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

While at the club, George won the league and FA Cup in the ’71 Double as well as the Inter-Cities Fairs Cup in 11970.

Adams, meanwhile, was at the club from 1983-2002, making 670 appearances for Arsenal, winning the league four times, the FA Cup three times, the League Cup twice and the European Cup Winner’s Cup.

LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM: Arsenal's Captain Tony Adams salutes the crowd during the game against Sunderland in the Premier League match at Highbury in London 30 March 2002. Adams playing his 500th league game, captained his team to a 3-0 victory. AFP PHOTO Adrian DENNIS
LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM: Arsenal’s Captain Tony Adams salutes the crowd during the game against Sunderland in the Premier League match at Highbury in London 30 March 2002. Adams playing his 500th league game, captained his team to a 3-0 victory. AFP PHOTO Adrian DENNIS

Both men now have statues at Arsenal, Adam’s on the concourse outside the stadium, George’s in the Arsenal museum.

Charlie George
LONDON, ENGLAND – JANUARY 18: Statue of former Arsenal player Tony Adams is seen outside the ground before the Barclays Premier League match between Arsenal and Fulham at Emirates Stadium on January 18, 2014 in London, England. (Photo by Clive Mason/Getty Images)

Jimmy Sharp, who played for Arsenal over 100 times between 1905 and 1908 was also born on this day in 1880.

Dundee fans - Hearts v Dundee, Ladbrokes Scottish Premiership at Tynecastle, Edinburgh. Photo: David Young - © David Young - www.davidyoungphoto.co.uk - email: davidyoungphoto@gmail.com
Jimmy Sharp Photo: David Young

In 1908, Rangers signed the Scottish left-back for £400 after 114 appearances for Arsenal and five goals.