On this day: 1989 – Milan crowned European Cup champions

Sport360 staff 08:55 24/05/2015
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Milan heroes.

On this day in 1989, AC Milan were crowned European Cup champions after a 4-0 win over Steaua Bucharest.

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Two goals each from Marco van Basten and Ruud Gullit gave the Italian side their third victory in the competition.

This is how the teams lined up on the memorable night:

Here are the goals:

Other events on this day:

1935: First Major League night baseball game, in Cincinnati (Cincinnati Reds 2, Philadelphia Phillies 1).

1964: The world’s worst stadium disaster occurred in the Peruvian capital Lima. More than 300 people died during the game between Argentina and Peru.

1988: Power outage in Boston Garden results in abandonment of NHL’s Stanley Cup finals.

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