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Queensland - Notable Historical Events

BradmanOct 28, 1928

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Queensland - Historical Events
Date Event
1844-10-01

German explorer Ludwig Leichhardt departs Jimbour, the farthest outpost of settlement on the Queensland Darling Downs, to begin his exploration of Australia's Northern Territory from Moreton Bay to Port Essington

1859-06-06

Australia: Queensland is established as a separate colony from New South Wales (Queensland Day).

1889-01-16

128°F (53°C), Cloncurry, Queensland (Australian record)

1893-04-03

1st NSW v Queensland F-C game, at Brisbane Exhibition Ground

1899-03-04

Cyclone Mahina sweeps in north of Cooktown, Queensland, with a 12 m wave that reaches up to 5 km inland - over 300 dead.

1906-11-13

C W Gregory out for 383 as NSW make 763 v Queensland

1908-04-22

Queensland beat NSW by 171 runs for their 1st cricket win at Gabba

1910-06-09

A passenger on SS Arawatta throws bottle with note overboard (found June 6, 1983 in Queensland)

1920-11-16

Australia's Qantas airways founded in Winton, Queensland as Queensland and Northern Territory Aerial Services Limited

1926-12-11

Queensland win their 1st Sheffield Shield cricket match, v NSW

1927-12-17

Victoria score 793 against Queensland, Bill Ponsford 437

1928-10-28

Bradman scores 131 NSW v Queensland, 212 mins, 14 fours

1929-12-25

Grimmett takes 6-146 for SA, Queensland all out 380 Crowd 5,390

1932-12-20

Queensland all out 74 v Victoria, Ironmonger (age 50) 7-13

1933-11-04

Bradman scores 200 NSW v Queensland, 184 mins, 26 fours

1934-01-02

Bradman scores 253 NSW v Queensland, 204 mins, 29 fours 4 sixes

1934-12-24

Grimmett takes 9-180 for SA as Queensland make 430

1935-12-24

Bradman scores 233 in 191 mins, SA v Queensland, 28 fours 1 six

1936-12-18

Queensland cricket all out for 49 v Vic, Fleetwood-Smith 7-17

1936-12-25

Ron Hamence scores 104 for SA v Queensland before 4,865

1937-02-13

Bradman scores 123 SA v Queensland, 165 mins, 10-4s 1-6 in cricket

1937-12-25

Queensland all out for 93 v SA in front of 10,436

1937-12-27

Bradman scores 246 SA v Queensland, 364 mins, 20 fours

1939-12-22

Bradman scores 138 in South Australia's 7-821 v Queensland

1939-12-23

South Australia score 7-821 against Queensland

1943-05-14

Sinking of the Australian Hospital Ship Centaur off the coast of Queensland, by a Japanese submarine.

1981-10-22

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

1983-06-06

Bottle with note of June 9, 1910 found in Queensland

1984-03-13

WA beat Queensland by four wickets to win the Sheffield Shield

1985-03-19

NSW wins cricket Sheffield Shield by beating Queensland by 1 wicket

1988-03-22

WA beat Queensland by 5 wkts to win the Sheffield Shield Final

1990-03-27

NSW beat Queensland by 345 runs to win Sheffield Shield Final

1993-03-29

Queensland all out for 75 v NSW in Sheffield Shield Final

1994-10-13

Earliest start of Sheffield Shield season (Queensland v Tasmania)

1994-11-21

1st-class cricket debut of Andrew Symonds (Queensland v NSW, SCG)

1995-03-28

Queensland beat S Aust to win 1st ever cricket Sheffield Shield

2012-02-04

Tens of thousands of people are stranded by floods in the Australian states of New South Wales and Queensland

2013-01-25

Tropical cyclone Oswald makes landfall in Queensland, Australia, causing mass flooding

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Queensland - Notable Birthdays

Greg NormanFeb 10, 1955

Julian AssangeJul 3, 1971

Queensland - Birthdays
Date Event
1862-01-03

Sir Matthew Nathan, British Governor of Queensland and other places (d. 1939)

1899-08-09

Pamela Lyndon Travers, Queensland, Australia, writer (Mary Poppins), (d. 1996)

1900-04-01

Robert McDowell, Mayor of Maryborough, Queensland (d. 1988)

1904-12-12

Jim Christy, righty cricket batter (Transvaal, Queensland & South Africa)

1911-01-13

Johannes Bjelke-Petersen, premier (Queensland)

1914-07-09

Bill Tallon, cricketer (brother of Don, Queensland leggie)

1933-10-05

Diane Cilento, Queensland Aust, actress (Agony & Ecstasy, Wicker Man)

1934-08-16

Sam Trimble, cricketer (Queensland bat, 12th man for Aust, no Test)

1945-10-28

Dennis Lillie [sic], cricketer (Queensland leg-spinner 1965-66/80-82)

1950-10-03

Laureen Ford, Gympie Queensland, golfer (1992 Alpine Aust Ladies)

1953-11-23

Martin Kent, cricketer (Queensland batsman played for Australia 1981)

1955-02-10

Greg Norman, Queensland, Australia, PGA golfer (1984 Kemper)

1956-11-23

Shane Gould, Brisbane Queensland, swimmer (Olympic-3 gold-1972)

1960-06-03

Carl Rackemann, cricketer (Queensland & Australian quickie)

1960-10-24

Ian Baker-Finch, Nambour Queensland, PGA golfer (1991 British Open)

1961-06-16

Robbie Kerr, cricketer (Queensland opener 2 Tests for Australia 1985)

1961-11-01

Paul Jackson, cricketer (slow lefty bowler for Victoria & Queensland)

1962-10-28

Peter Cantrell, cricketer (Queensland opening bat, Neth WC 1996)

1963-01-13

Dirk Tazelaar, cricketer (Queensland & Surrey left-arm pace bowler)

1964-01-16

Trevor Barsby, cricketer (Queensland opening batsman since 1984-85)

1968-10-18

Stuart Law, cricketer (prolific Queensland batsman, Australia 1995)

1969-08-21

Nathan Jones, Gold Coast, Queensland, Australian professional wrestler and actor

1971-05-10

Andrei Kravtsov, Queensland Australia, gymnast (Olympics-96)

1971-07-03

Julian Assange, Queensland, Australia, Wikileaks founder

1971-10-29

Matthew Hayden, cricketer (heavy scorer for Queensland, Aust 1994-96)

1972-08-18

Loraine Lambert, Ipswich Queensland, golfer (NZ champ 1991, 92)

1972-12-04

Kerry Anne Guse, Brisbane Queensland, tennis star (1996 final Hobart)

1972-12-28

Patrick Rafter, Queensland Aust, tennis star (1993 USTA/Aptos California)

1973-11-22

Michael Murphy, Brisbane QLD Queensland Australia, diver (Olympics-96)

1974-02-27

Jim Maher, cricketer (Queensland lefty batsman victorious 1995 side)

1974-03-30

Martin Love, cricketer (high scoring Queensland batsman, Aust 1995)

1974-12-21

Karrie Webb, Ayr Queensland Aus, LPGA golfer (1994 Aust Strokeplay)

1981-02-17

Lisa Skinner, Queensland Australia, gymnast (Olympics-96)

1981-04-08

Rebecca Wilson, Queensland Australia, gymnast (Olympics-96)

Queensland - Notable Weddings

Daniel JohnsDec 31, 2004

Queensland - Weddings
Date Event
2004-12-31

Australian pop diva Natalie Imbruglia (28) weds "Silverchair" frontman Daniel Johns (24) on a beach ceremony in Port Douglas, Queensland, Australia

2005-10-09

Savage Garden musician Daniel Jones (32) weds "Hi-5" member Kathleen De Leon at Avica Weddings and Resort on the Gold Coast in Queensland

Queensland - Deaths
Date Event
1901-01-10

Sir James Dickson, Premier of Queensland, Australian Minister for Defence (b. 1832)

1905-01-13

George Thorn, Premier of Queensland (b. 1838)

1906-01-01

Sir Hugh Nelson, Premier of Queensland (b. 1835)

1952-01-15

Ned Hanlon, Premier of Queensland (b. 1887)

1963-01-07

Arthur Moore, Premier of Queensland (b. 1876)

1984-09-07

Don Tallon, cricketer (great Queensland & Australian keeper), dies

2005-04-23

Joh Bjelke-Petersen, Premier of Queensland (b. 1911)


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