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Brisbane - Historical Events
Date Event
1887-01-21

Brisbane receives a daily rainfall of 465 millimetres (18.3 inches), a record for any Australian capital city.

1893-04-03

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

1928-06-09

Charles Kingsford-Smith & Charles Ulm are 1st to fly across the Pacific when they end their flight from California to Brisbane

1928-12-05

England defeats Australia by record 675 runs at Brisbane

1958-12-31

47th Davis Cup: USA beats Australia in Brisbane (3-2)

1962-09-28

Paddington tram depot fire destroys 65 trams in Brisbane, Australia.

1962-12-28

51st Davis Cup: Australia beats Mexico in Brisbane (5-0)

1967-12-28

56th Davis Cup: Australia beats Spain in Brisbane (4-1)

1969-04-13

Closure of the Brisbane tramway network.

1970-11-27

Test Cricket debut of Rodney "Iron Gloves" Marsh v England, Brisbane

1975-11-28

Test Cricket debut of Michael Anthony Holding, WI v Australia Brisbane

1981-02-05

Largest Jell-O made (9,246 gallons of watermelon-flavor) in Brisbane

1981-11-29

Greg Chappell scores 201 v Pakistan at The Gabba (Brisbane)

1985-11-12

R Hadlee takes 15-123 for Cricket match v Australia at Brisbane

1987-12-05

David Boon's 5th Test Cricket century, 143 v NZ at Brisbane

1988-04-30

World Exposition, Expo 88 opens in Brisbane Australia

1991-03-09

"Les Miserables" opens at Lyric Theatre, Brisbane

1992-11-30

David Boon's 14th Test Cricket century, 111 v WI at Brisbane

2010-11-13

Australian rock band Powderfinger, perform their last concert at the Brisbane River Stage

2014-11-15

Vladimir Putin's press secretary says media reports that the Russian president plans to leave the G20 Summit in Brisbane early are nonsense

2014-11-15

World leaders gather in Brisbane for G20 Summit, which will focus on economic growth

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Brisbane - Notable Birthdays

Wayne GradyJul 26, 1957

Brisbane - Birthdays
Date Event
1850-08-03

Reginald Heber Roe, 2nd Headmaster of Brisbane Grammar School (d. 1926)

1864-12-12

Arthur Brisbane, Go and Get It

1905-10-12

William Brisbane, Shall We Dance

1918-01-16

Clem Jones, Lord Mayor of Brisbane, Australia (d. 2007)

1930-05-16

Brian Davies, Brisbane, Australia, Rugby League player, (d. 2012)

1956-11-23

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

1957-07-26

Wayne Grady, Brisbane, Australia, PGA golfer (1990 PGA Champion)

1958-06-03

Ann Wilson, Brisbane Qld, golfer (1985 R/U NSW Open)

1962-07-29

Corinne Dibnah, Brisbane Australia, LPGA golfer (1988 Brit Open)

1963-10-02

Libby Wilson, Brisbane Qld, golfer (1988 - Singapore Open)

1965-02-08

Carmen Savy, Brisbane QLD, golfer (1990 Brisbane & District)

1965-06-17

Gianluca Pozzi, Bari Italy, tennis star (1991 Brisbane)

1967-11-14

Matthew King, Brisbane QLD, Australasia golfer

1969-12-14

Dave Nilsson, Brisbane Australia, catcher (Milwaukee Brewers)

1970-01-03

Trudi Jeffrey, Brisbane QLD, golfer (1990 Australian Jr Champion)

1970-02-14

David Podlich, Brisbane QLD, Australasia golfer

1970-05-10

Andre Stolz, Brisbane QLD, Australian golfer

1971-04-20

John Senden, Brisbane QLD, Australasia golfer

1972-01-21

Mark Brisbane, Madagascar

1972-07-27

Clint Robinson, Brisbane QLD Australia, K-1 1k canoeist (Oly-bron-96)

1972-12-04

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

1972-12-28

Matt Gaffney, All My Friends Are Leaving Brisbane

1973-07-14

Kieren Perkins, Brisbane QLD Aust, 1500m swimmer (Olymp-2 gold-92, 96)

1973-11-13

Samantha Riley, Brisbane Australia, breastroker (Oly-2 bronze-92, 96)

1973-11-22

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

1976-07-24

Scott Logan, Brisbane QLD Australia, swimmer (Olympics-96)

1977-01-14

Renee Intlekofer, Brisbane, Australia

1978-03-18

Dionne Bainbridge, Brisbane QLD Aust, NZ 200m swimmer (Olympics-96)

1979-12-10

Shaina Fewell, Brisbane, Australia

Brisbane - Notable Weddings

Ken RosewallOct 6, 1956

Brisbane - Weddings
Date Event
1956-10-06

Tennis player champ Ken Rosewall (21) weds Wilma McIver at St John's Church of England Cathedral in Brisbane, Australia

2006-03-31

Long jumper gold medalist Bronwyn Thompson (28) weds Jason Chipperfield at Roma Street Parkland in Brisbane, Australia

Brisbane - Deaths
Date Event
1936-12-25

Arthur Brisbane, Go and Get It


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