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Newcastle - Notable Historical Events

Charles IJul 30, 1646

Mahatma GandhiFeb 10, 1914

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Newcastle - Historical Events
Date Event
1646-07-30

English parliament sets king Charles I Newcastle Propositions

1724-04-06

Duke of Newcastle becomes English minister of Foreign Affairs

1754-03-18

Duke of Newcastle becomes English premier

1854-10-06

The Great Fire of Newcastle and Gateshead started shortly after midnight, leading to 53 deaths and hundreds injured.

1859-06-28

1st dog show held (Newcastle-on-Tyne, England)

1900-01-24

Newcastle Badminton Club, world's oldest, forms in England

1906-09-20

Cunard Line's RMS Mauretania is launched at the Swan Hunter & Wigham Richardson shipyard in Newcastle, England.

1913-10-21

Transvaal women satyagrahis begin defiance activities, hawking without licenses in Vereeniging; they cross the Natal border and encourage the miners in Newcastle to strike

1914-02-10

In accordance with the understanding reached by General J.C. Smuts and Mahatma Gandhi, 60 passive resistance prisoners are released from the Pietermaritzburg Prison; 40 passive resisters are released in Durban, 8 in Newcastle and 11 in Port Elizabeth

1956-02-22

1st British soccer match at Kunstlicht: Portsmouth vs Newcastle United

1957-09-17

The North East Humanists group is founded in Newcastle upon Tyne.

1968-06-15

15th Curtis Cup: US wins 10½-7½ at Royal County Down Golf Club (Newcastle, Northern Ireland)

1981-10-22

Start of 1st-class game at Newcastle, NSW v Queensland

1989-12-28

Earthquake at Newcastle Australia, 11 die

2007-06-08

Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia is hit by the State's worst storms and flooding in 30 years resulting in the death of nine people and the grounding of trade ship, the MV Pasha Bulker.

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Newcastle - Birthdays
Date Event
1693-07-21

Thomas Pelham-Holles 1st duke of Newcastle, Engl minister of finance

1781-06-09

George Stephenson, Newcastle England, inventor (RR locomotive)

1899-12-04

Charles William (Charlie) Spencer Newcastle and England football player (d. 1953)

1904-07-06

Robert Whitney, Newcastle-on-Tyne England, conductor (Sospiro do Roma)

1917-11-13

Robert Sterling, Newcastle PA, actor (George Kirby-Adv of Topper)

1918-06-06

Richard Crane, Newcastle Ind, actor (Surfside 6)

1921-03-17

Mick Harvey, cricketer (in Newcastle Brother of Neil Test umpire)

1922-01-03

Bill Travers, Newcastle-on-Tyne England, actor (Born Free, Gorgo)

1924-05-11

Jackie Milburn, English soccer star (Newcastle United)

1927-04-18

Jim De Courcy, cricketer (in Newcastle Australian batsman 1953)

1929-05-29

Peter Higgs, Newcastle upon Tyne, British theoretical physicist (Nobel, 2013)

1943-12-27

Dave Rowberry, Newcastle, rocker (Animals)

1948-12-18

Bryan "Chas" Changler, Newcastle, rock bassist (Animals)

1951-02-14

Kevin Keegan, British soccer player/manager (Newcastle United)

1962-04-04

Sherrin Smyers, Newcastle Aust, LPGA golfer (1995 Youngstown-11th)

1965-09-15

Rob Whitlock, Newcastle NSW, Australasia golfer

1966-05-06

Dan Castle, Newcastle

1970-03-11

Brett Liddle, Boksburg South Africa, Canadian Tour golfer (1993 Newcastle)

1971-11-19

Michelle Andrews, Newcastle NSW Aust, field hockey striker (Oly-96)

1973-09-09

Peter Scott, Newcastle Australia, canoeist (Olympics-96)

1974-05-19

Andrew Johns, Newcastle

1979-05-25

Jonny Wilkinson, English international and Newcastle Falcons rugby player

Newcastle - Weddings
Date Event
2007-02-03

Winner of "Strictly Come Dancing and "Eastenders" actress Jill Halfpenny (31) weds actor Craig Conway (32) at St. Andrew's Church in Newcastle

Newcastle - Deaths
Date Event
1676-12-25

William Cavendish, 1st Duke of Newcastle, English soldier (b. 1592)

1768-11-17

Thomas Pelham-Holles, 1st duke of Newcastle, dies at 75

1988-12-25

Edward Pelham-Clinton, 10th Duke of Newcastle-under-Lyne (b. 1920)

1991-12-16

H.C. Casserley, Newcastle to Chester-le-Street

2015-12-29

Pavel Srnicek dead: Former Newcastle goalkeeper dies aged 47

2017-06-06

Cheick Tiote, former Newcastle United and Ivory Coast midfielder, dies aged 30


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