Remembering past matches played by the Iron on October 5...
Scunthorpe extended their unbeaten run to six games with victory over Cheltenham in 2013.
The Iron took an early lead when Etienne Esajas fired home a left-footed effort from the edge of the box.
David Syers and Jimmy Spencer both missed chances to extend the hosts' lead while Jamie Cureton missed a great chance for the Robins.
The points were finally wrapped up through Sam Winnall's close-range effort late on.
Overall playing record for October 5: Played 11, Won 3, Drawn 2, Lost 6, Scored 6, Conceded 11.
|2013||LG 2||Iron 2-0 Cheltenham||Esajas, Winnall|
|2002||DIV 3||Oxford 0-1 Iron||Beagrie|
|2001||DIV 3||Halifax 0-0 Iron|
|1996||DIV 3||Hull 0-2 Iron||Clarkson, Baker|
|1991||DIV 4||Iron 1-1 Hereford||Daws|
|1988||DIV 4||Lincoln 1-0 Iron|
|1986||DIV 4||Iron 0-2 Wolves|
|1985||DIV 4||Orient 3-0 Iron|
|1974||DIV 4||Chester 1-0 Iron|
|1963||DIV 2||Iron 0-1 Leeds|
|1957||DIV 3N||Hull 2-0 Iron|