This Day in History: 1972-08-24

Adrian Gunnell was born in Telford, England. In 2007-08 he was ranked 36th in the world rankings, and in that same season, he managed to finish in the last 32 of the UK Championship and in the last 16 of the Shanghai Masters. He is distinguished for having made one of snooker’s official 147 breaks, which he did back in 1997 against Mario Wehrmann in a qualifying match for Thailand Masters.