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South Australia - Notable Historical Events

BradmanDec 16, 1927

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South Australia - Historical Events
Date Event
1836-07-27

Adelaide, South Australia, founded

1838-01-01

1st official horse race in South Australia-Adelaide

1856-10-24

Constitution of South Australia adopted

1863-07-06

Northern Territory passes from New South Wales to South Australia

1890-02-14

1st NSW v South Australia 1st-class cricket game

1896-02-24

Victoria all out for 43 vs South Australia, Jones 6-15 Jarvis 4-27

1901-01-08

New South Wales score 918 all out vs South Australia in 560 minutes

1911-01-01

South Australia transfers Northern Territory to federal government

1920-12-07

NSW make 802 against South Australia, then Mailey takes 8-81

1922-12-16

NSW all out for 786 against South Australia Cricket

1927-12-16

Cricket 1st-class debut of Don Bradman, NSW v South Australia

1935-12-18

Bradman scores 117 in his 1st Shield cricket match for South Australia

1937-12-20

Bill O'Reilly takes 9-41 for NSW against South Australia

1938-01-08

Bradman scores 107 for South Australia v Qld (1st innings)

1938-01-18

Bradman scores 104* for South Australia v NSW at the SCG

1939-12-22

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

1939-12-23

South Australia score 7-821 against Queensland

1940-12-09

South Australia all out for 47 v NSW, O'Reilly 5-11

1946-11-19

Bradman scores 119 South Australia v Victoria, 183 mins, 8 fours

1966-01-26

The Beaumont Children go missing from Glenelg Beach near Adelaide, South Australia.

1983-02-16

The Ash Wednesday bushfires in Victoria and South Australia claim the lives of 75 people in Australia's worst ever fires.

1984-12-02

Bob Holland takes 9-83 for NSW against South Australia, SCG

1985-08-20

Hanspeter Beck of South Australia, finishes a 3,875 mile, 51 day trip from Western Australia to Melbourne on a unicycle

1989-12-16

Geoff Marsh completes 355* for WA against South Australia

1995-02-04

Dean Jones completes 324* for Victoria v South Australia

1996-04-03

South Australia grab exciting draw vs W A to win Sheffield Shield

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South Australia - Notable Birthdays

Bob HawkeDec 9, 1929

South Australia - Birthdays
Date Event
1818-03-22

John Ainsworth Horrocks, English-born explorer of South Australia (d. 1846)

1826-06-24

George Goyder, surveyor-general of South Australia (d. 1898)

1859-01-15

Archibald Peake, Premier of South Australia (d. 1920)

1929-12-09

Bob Hawke, Bordertown, South Australia, 23rd Australian Prime Minister (1983-91) and Leader of the Labor Party

1960-05-12

Lisa Martin, Gawler, South Australia, Australian marathoner (Olympic-silver 1988)

1979-04-04

Rebecca Stoyel, South Australia, gymnast (Olympics-96)

South Australia - Deaths
Date Event
1846-09-23

John Ainsworth Horrocks, English-born explorer of South Australia (b. 1818)

1898-11-02

George Goyder, English-born surveyor-general of South Australia (b. 1826)

1907-01-14

Sir James Fergusson, British politician, and governor of South Australia, New Zealand and Bombay (b. 1832)

2004-01-03

Des Corcoran, Premier of South Australia (b. 1928)


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