The first FA Cup final was held at the Oval in London on 16 March 1872 with Wanderers beating Royal Engineers 1-0. The following year Wanderers retained the cup by beating Oxford University.
The record score in an FA Cup tie was set when Preston North End defeated Hyde 26-0 in 1897.
Lord Kinnaird played in a record nine FA Cup finals for Wanderers and Old Etonians.
He celebrated his fifth Cup Final victory in 1882 by standing on his head in front of the pavilion.
In 1883, Blackburn Olympic became the first professional club to win the cup, beating Old Etonians with a team full of English-only players.
Everton have lost eight FA Cup Finals, just ahead of Manchester United, Arsenal and Newcastle United, who have lost seven each, but Leicester City have the record for most FA Cup final losses (four) without ever winning it.
The first Football League and FA Cup double was achieved by Preston North End in 1888.
They won the league without losing a single match and the Cup without conceding a goal.
The oldest existing version of the FA Cup itself, presented to winning teams from 1896 to 1910, was sold at auction in 2005 for £478,400.
The very first trophy was stolen in 1895 and never seen again.