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Adelaide - Historical Events
Date Event
1836-07-27

Adelaide, South Australia, founded

1838-01-01

1st official horse race in South Australia-Adelaide

1850-03-29

SS Royal Adelaide sinks in storm; 200 die

1884-12-12

1st Test match played at the Adelaide Oval

1908-01-14

Roger Hartigan scores century on Test debut v Eng Adelaide (116)

1911-01-13

South Africa's 1st win over Australia, at Adelaide

1929-02-04

Archie Jackson scores 164 on Test Cricket debut v England at Adelaide

1930-12-12

Start of the 1st Australia v West Indies Test (at Adelaide)

1930-12-25

Slinger Nitschke scores 142 SA v Qld at Adelaide before 5,422

1931-12-25

Albert Lonergan scores 137 SA v Qld at Adelaide before 5,697

1932-01-29

Test debut of Bill O'Reilly, vs South Africa at Adelaide

1932-01-30

Grimmett 7-116 in South Africa 1st innings at Adelaide Oval

1933-01-16

Bert Oldfield flattened by Larwood delivery in Adelaide Test

1948-01-23

Test debut of Neil Harvey, v India at Adelaide

1951-12-22

Australia cricket all out 82 v West Indies at Adelaide

1951-12-25

1st Christmas Day in Test Crickets, Aust v WI at Adelaide

1952-12-31

41st Davis Cup: Australia beats USA in Adelaide (4-1)

1956-12-27

45th Davis Cup: Australia beats USA in Adelaide (5-0)

1959-01-30

Australia 1-200 1st day 4th Test v England, Adelaide Oval

1959-02-05

Australia regain the Ashes with a 10 wicket victory at Adelaide

1961-01-30

Lance Gibbs takes hat-trick (Mackay, Grout, Misson) at Adelaide

1961-01-31

Kanhai completes twin tons (117 & 115) v Aust at Adelaide

1963-12-29

52nd Davis Cup: USA beats Australia in Adelaide (3-2)

1964-01-27

Barlow & Graeme Pollock complete 341 stand at Adelaide Oval

1966-01-26

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

1966-01-29

Lawry & Simpson complete 244 opening stand v England, Adelaide

1968-12-28

57th Davis Cup: USA beats Australia in Adelaide (4-1)

1971-01-29

Test debut of Dennis Keith Lillee, v England at Adelaide

1976-01-23

Ian Redpath hits his only 2 sixes in Cricket Tests, v WI Adelaide

1978-02-03

India needing 493 to beat Australia at Adelaide, all out 445

1981-01-24

Kim Hughes scores 213 v India at Adelaide

1981-01-26

Sandeep Patil scores memorable 174 v Australia at Adelaide Oval

1984-12-07

Allan Border's 1st Test Cricket match as captain (v WI Adelaide)

1985-12-13

David Boon's 1st Test century, 123 v India at Adelaide

1986-01-04

David Boon's second Test century, 131 v India at Adelaide

1986-12-12

David Boon's fourth Test century, 103 v England at Adelaide

1989-02-04

Dean Jones scores 216 v WI at the Adelaide Oval

1990-01-19

Test debut of Mushtaq Ahmed, v Australia at Adelaide

1990-01-22

Wasim Akram scores Test century (123) at Adelaide

1990-01-23

Dean Jones scores twin Test tons v Pakistan at Adelaide Oval

1991-01-01

Les Miserables opens at Festival Theatre, Adelaide

1991-01-25

Mark Waugh scores ton in 1st Test Cricket innings, v England Adelaide

1991-01-28

Boon completes ninth Test century, 121 v England at Adelaide

1992-01-28

Boon completes twelfth Test century, 135 v India at Adelaide

1993-01-26

West Indies defeat Australia by one run in 4th Test at Adelaide

1995-01-29

Greg Blewett scores century on Test debut vs England, Adelaide

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Adelaide - Notable Birthdays

Howard FloreySep 24, 1898

Adelaide - Birthdays
Date Event
1761-01-23

Friedrich von Matthison, German poet (Adelaide)

1792-08-13

Adelaide of Saxe-Meiningen, Queen consort of William IV of the United Kingdom (d. 1849)

1833-11-27

Princess Mary Adelaide of Cambridge (d. 1897)

1848-03-03

Adelaide Neilson, English Actress (d. 1880)

1860-01-25

Adelaide Coutinho, Lucrecia Borgia

1866-12-14

Adelaide Prince, Captain Swift

1871-10-07

Adelaide Thurston, The Shadows of a Great City

1878-09-09

Adelaide Crapsey, American poet (d. 1914)

1882-03-23

C Montague Shaw, Adelaide Australia

1883-01-04

Adelaide Cannon, Almost Human

1885-12-31

Princess Victoria Adelaide of Schleswig-Holstein (d. 1970)

1892-06-25

Adelaide Heilbron, Little Johnny Jones

1898-02-10

Judith Anderson, Adelaide Aust, actress (Laura, Rebecca, Tycoon)

1898-09-24

Howard Florey, Adelaide Aust, pathologist/phamacologist; purified penicillin (Nobel '45), (d. 1968)

1905-03-06

Adelaide Hawley Cumming, Television Fashions

1909-02-01

Adelaide Baxter, Penrod

1924-08-07

Coralie Neville, The Adelaide Arabs

1926-12-01

Keith Michell, Adelaide Australia, actor (6 Wives of Henry VIII)

1927-07-27

Adelaide João, Gigi

1931-05-08

Adelaide Chiozzo, Garotas e Samba

1932-02-06

Robert Higgins, Adelaide

1936-05-08

Kevin Crease, Adelaide Tonight

1942-07-01

Maria Adelaide Amaral, A Casa das Sete Mulheres

1943-09-08

Adelaide C. Eckardt, American politician

1947-05-15

Graham Goble, Adelaide, Australia, rock guitarist (Little River Band)

1951-12-18

Andrew S Thomas, Adelaide Australia, PhD/astronaut (STS 77, STS 89/91)

1956-08-18

Sandeep Patil, cricketer (Indian batsman Great 174 v Adelaide 1981)

1957-11-05

David Moyse, Adelaide Australia, rock vocalist (Air Supply)

1958-11-03

Sue Daniels, Adelaide Australia, golfer (1983 Victorian Amateur Champ)

1959-9-23

Adelaide Ferreira, Quando as Máquinas Param

1964-04-09

Shane Robinson, Adelaide SA, Australasia golfer

1964-11-04

Fiona Pike, Adelaide Australia, golfer (S Aust State champ 1993/94)

1965-09-23

Mark Woodforde, Adelaide Australia, tennis star (1993 Wimbledon mixed)

1965-12-14

Christine Burton, Adelaide Aust, golfer (1990 T25 Victorian Open)

1967-09-30

Nadine Handford, Adelaide Aust, golfer (1993 T77 Alpine Aust Ladies)

1968-09-27

Mark Bradtke, Adelaide SA Aus, basketball center (Olympics-88, 92, 96)

1969-04-03

Adelaide de Sousa, From Now On

1969-05-31

Juliet Haslam, Adelaide SA Australia, field hockey midfielder (Oly-96)

1970-02-06

Mark Hutton, Adelaide Australia, pitcher (NY Yankees)

1971-04-24

Phil Rogers, Adelaide SA Aust, 100m breaststroker (Oly-bronze-92, 96)

1972-05-25

Tony Ronaldson, Adelaide SA Australia, basketball forward (Oly-96)

1973-04-17

Brett Maher, Adelaide SA Australia, basketball guard (Olympics-96)

1977-02-20

Sarah Ryan, Adelaide SA Australia, swimmer (Olympics-96)

1989-07-14

Cyril Rioli, The Finals - 2nd Semi Final: Hawthorn vs Adelaide

1989-11-30

Adelaide Clemens, The Great Gatsby

1990-08-09

Adelaide Kane, Australian actress

1990-08-09

Adelaide Kane, The Purge

Adelaide - Notable Weddings

Victor Emmanuel IIApr 12, 1842

Georges VezinaJun 3, 1908

Adelaide - Weddings
Date Event
1842-04-12

Sardinia king Victor Emmanuel II (22) weds queen Adelaide of Austria (20) at Palazzina di caccia of Stupinigi

1908-06-03

NHL goaltender Georges Vezina (21) weds Marie Adelaide Stella Morin in Chicoutimi, Canada

Adelaide - Deaths
Date Event
901-11-10

Adelaide of Paris, Queen of Western Francia

999-12-16

Saint Adelaide, Holy Roman Empress, wife of Emperor Otto I and regent to Otto II, dies at about 68

1118-04-16

Adelaide del Vasto, wife of Roger II of Sicily

1849-12-02

Adelaide of Saxe-Meiningen, wife of William IV of the United Kingdom (b. 1792)

1880-08-15

Adelaide Neilson, English Actress (b. 1848)

1941-04-04

Adelaide Prince, Captain Swift

1951-02-10

Adelaide Thurston, The Shadows of a Great City

1952-09-25

Adelaide Coutinho, Lucrecia Borgia

1983-03-18

Adelaide Klein, The Naked City

1989-02-21

Adelaide Laverents, Multiple SIDosis

1989-10-18

Adelaide Lawrence, The Missing Jewels

1993-03-17

Adelaide Rendelle, My Home Town

1993-11-07

Adelaide Hall, US jazz singer (Cotton Club), dies at 92

1993-11-07

Adelaide Hall, An All-Colored Vaudeville Show

1998-12-21

Adelaide Hawley Cumming, Television Fashions

2007-01-31

Adelaide Tambo, South African activist and wife of Oliver Tambo (b. 1929)

2007-04-10

Kevin Crease, Adelaide Tonight

2009-10-03

Coralie Neville, The Adelaide Arabs

2016-06-22

Decorated WWII flying ace Bob Cowper dies in Adelaide, aged 93


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