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On This Day: 26 August
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1905: On field hostilities with Glasgow Rangers commence when we play them at Ibrox Park in front of 10,000 spectators. Unfortunately they win 1-0.

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SOCIAL HISTORY: 1905 SUNDAY BAND MUSIC IN ABERDEEN

<b>  1905  Sunday Band Music In Aberdeen 1905: SUNDAY BAND MUSIC IN ABERDEEN. Under the auspices of the Aberdeen Friendly Societies' Council, arrangements have been made for another recital of sacred music in Pittodrie Park to-morrow afternoon, when, by the permission of Colonel W. S. Gill, V.D., and officers, the band of the 1st Aberdeenshire Royal Engineers (Volunteers) will play, under the leadership of Bandmaster W. Stavert. The proceeds are to go to the benefit of the Newhills Convalescent Home. The programme is an excellent one, and, in addition to music by the band will include a cornet solo by Mr J. M. Bryce, an althorn solo by Corporal W. Forsyth, and a euphonium solo by Musician A. Stewart, while a choir of over 200 voices from various choirs in the city will render several choruses, including the Hallelujah Chorus.

Source : The Aberdeen Daily Journal Saturday August 26th, 1905

Born on this Day
1976 David Preece Goalkeeper Age: 42
1958 Derek Hamilton Left Back Age: 60
Died on this Day
2008 Bobby Cummings Centre Forward  
Aberdeen Results on 26 August
Year Result Competition Venue Att.
2017 Partick Thistle 3-4 Aberdeen Scottish Premiership Firhill, Glasgow Click here to watch the Highlights of Partick Thistle  v Aberdeen now on RedTV (Subscription Required) 4,768
2012 Aberdeen 0-0 Heart of Midlothian SPL Pittodrie Stadium, Aberdeen Click here to watch the Highlights of Aberdeen v Heart of Midlothian now on RedTV (Subscription Required) 11,971
2006 Aberdeen 1-0 Dunfermline Athletic SPL Pittodrie Stadium, Aberdeen Click here to watch the Highlights of Aberdeen v Dunfermline Athletic now on RedTV (Subscription Required) 9,889
1995 Falkirk 2-3 Aberdeen Premier Division Brockville Park, Falkirk 6,647
1992 Falkirk 1-4 Aberdeen League Cup QF Brockville Park, Falkirk 8,022
1989 Aberdeen 1-0 Dundee Premier Division Pittodrie Stadium, Aberdeen 12,500
1987 Aberdeen 3-0 St. Johnstone League Cup R3 Pittodrie Stadium, Aberdeen 10,800
1981 Airdrie 0-0 Aberdeen League Cup G3 Broomfield Park, Airdrie 3,000
1978 Dundee United 1-1 Aberdeen Premier Division Tannadice Park, Dundee 10,000
1972 Aberdeen 2-1 Queen of the South League Cup G2 Pittodrie Stadium, Aberdeen 10,144
1970 Hibernian 4-0 Aberdeen League Cup G4 Easter Road, Edinburgh 24,900
1967 Rangers 3-0 Aberdeen League Cup G2 Pittodrie Stadium, Aberdeen 50,000
1964 St. Johnstone 1-1 Aberdeen League Cup G1 Muirton Park, Perth 4,000
1961 Aberdeen 0-0 Dunfermline Athletic League Cup G2 Pittodrie Stadium, Aberdeen 10,000
1959 Aberdeen 1-4 Heart of Midlothian League Cup G3 Pittodrie Stadium, Aberdeen 31,000
1953 Airdrie 4-3 Aberdeen League Cup GB Broomfield Park, Airdrie 9,000
1950 Clyde 4-1 Aberdeen League Cup GD Shawfield Stadium, Glasgow 20,000
1947 St. Mirren 3-0 Aberdeen Div 1 (Old) St Mirren Park (Love Street), Paisley 13,500
1944 Aberdeen 3-2 Dunfermline Athletic North Eastern League Pittodrie Stadium, Aberdeen 6,000
1939 Aberdeen 3-1 Hibernian Div 1 (Old) Pittodrie Stadium, Aberdeen 16,000
1936 Aberdeen 4-0 Arbroath Dewar Shield SF Pittodrie Stadium, Aberdeen 10,000
1933 Aberdeen 3-0 Partick Thistle Div 1 (Old) Pittodrie Stadium, Aberdeen 14,000
1931 Aberdeen 1-0 Clyde Div 1 (Old) Pittodrie Stadium, Aberdeen 12,000
1922 Aberdeen 1-0 Raith Rovers Div 1 (Old) Pittodrie Stadium, Aberdeen 16,000
1916 Third Lanark 2-0 Aberdeen Div 1 (Old) Cathkin Park, Glasgow 2,500
1911 Aberdeen 1-2 Third Lanark Div 1 (Old) Pittodrie Stadium, Aberdeen 10,000
1905 Rangers 1-0 Aberdeen Div 1 (Old) Ibrox Stadium, Glasgow 10,000
1899 Arbroath 4-0 The Aberdeen Northern League Gayfield Park, Arbroath
1899 Victoria United 6-2 Montrose Northern League Victoria Bridge, Aberdeen
1893 The Aberdeen 1-8 Queen's Park Friendly Chanonry, Aberdeen
1893 Orion 2-4 Victoria United Friendly Central Park, Aberdeen