Why Michael Vaughan loves today’s date!

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Sheffield’s Michael Vaughan should well remember this day in history.

Back in 2007 he became the most successful Test captain in England’s history as his side beat West Indies by 60 runs in the third Test at Old Trafford.

It was Vaughan’s 21st Test win as captain, overtaking Peter May’s record. He retired with 26 Test wins.

Here are some other events that have happened on June 11.

1907: Northamptonshire were bowled out for 12 by Gloucestershire at Gloucester, still the all-time lowest innings score in a first-class match between two counties.

1952: Denis Compton hit his 100th first-class century and went on to make another 23 tons before retiring in 1964.

2000: Niall Quinn equalled Frank Stapleton’s record of 20 international goals for the Republic of Ireland in their win over South Africa at the Nike Cup in the United States. Robbie Keane went on to overtake both men.

2004: Manchester United completed the £6.9million signing of Gabriel Heinze from Paris St Germain.

2008: Chelsea confirmed Portugal coach Luiz Felipe Scolari would take over as the club’s new manager following the conclusion of the Euro 2008 tournament.

2009: Manchester United confirmed they had accepted a world-record, unconditional offer of £80million for Cristiano Ronaldo from Real Madrid.

2012: Rafael Nadal beat Novak Djokovic 6-4 6-3 2-6 7-5 to win his seventh French Open title.

England drew 1-1 with France in their opening match at Euro 2012, with Samir Nasri cancelling out Joleon Lescott’s opener.

2013: Racehorse trainer Sir Henry Cecil died aged 70.

2014: Hearts officially exited administration.