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Cork - Historical Events
Date Event
1497-07-26

"Edward IV's son" Perkin Warbeck's army lands in Cork

1817-07-12

1st flower show held (Dannybrook, County Cork, Ireland)

1841-11-16

Life preservers made of cork are patented by Napoleon Guerin (NYC)

1892-02-02

Bottle cap with cork seal patented by William Painter (Baltimore)

1909-08-31

A J Reach Co patents cork-centered baseball

1910-10-20

1st appearance of cork centered baseball in World Series

1916-04-21

The Aud, carrying a cargo of 20,000 rifles to assist Irish republicans in staging what would become the 1916 Rising, is captured by the British Navy and forced to sail towards Cork Harbour

1943-03-13

Baseball approves official ball (with cork & balata)

1988-06-05

Longest champagne cork flight is 177'9 in NY

1995-07-30

Dominic Cork takes hat-trick in England Test Cricket win v WI

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Cork - Notable Birthdays

Michael CollinsOct 16, 1890

Cork - Birthdays
Date Event
1566-10-13

Richard Boyle, 1st Earl of Cork, Irish politician (d. 1643)

1796-07-18

Feargus O'Connor, County Cork, leader of English Chartists

1860-12-20

Dan Leno, An Obstinate Cork

1862-08-14

Prince Heinrich of Prussia, The Visit of the Duke of Connaught C-I-C Forces in Ireland and Prince Henry of Prussia to Cork Exhibition

1882-05-24

Creighton Hale, Cork Ireland, actor (Gorilla Man, Way Down East)

1890-10-16

Michael Collins, Sam's Cross County Cork, Irish revolutionary leader

1910-01-19

Norma Taylor, Poppin' the Cork

1913-12-05

Mary Cole, Poppin' the Cork

1923-04-08

Edward Mulhare, Cork Ireland, actor (Daniel Gregg-Ghost & Mrs Muir)

1932-06-20

Clive Goodwin, The Masterpiece & To an Audience of Cork-Lined Ears

1947-05-09

Anthony Corlan, Cork City Ireland, actor (Something for Everyone)

1952-07-03

Cork Hubbert, Legend

1964-11-29

Cork Graham, American journalist, actor and author

1971-08-07

Dominic Cork, cricketer (England all-rounder Hat-trick v WI 1995)

1971-08-07

Dominic Cork, Match 34: Kings XI Punjab vs Mumbai Indians and Match 35: Royal Challengers Banglore vs Chennai Superkings

1977-02-21

Jenny Karns, Cork Screwed!

1984-07-29

James Cork, A Boy's Tale

1986-01-14

Gary Brolsma, Cork Screwed!

1988-08-03

José Ángel Trigo, El camino que va de Cork a Dublín

Cork - Deaths
Date Event
1643-09-15

Richard Boyle, 1st Earl of Cork, Irish politician (b. 1566)

1904-10-31

Dan Leno, An Obstinate Cork

1929-04-20

Prince Heinrich of Prussia, The Visit of the Duke of Connaught C-I-C Forces in Ireland and Prince Henry of Prussia to Cork Exhibition

2003-09-28

Cork Hubbert, Legend

2017-08-17

Veteran Cork actor Michael Twomey dies aged 84


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