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Christchurch - Historical Events
Date Event
1856-07-31

Christchurch, New Zealand, is chartered as a city.

1863-06-13

Samuel Butler publishes 1st part of "Erewhon", Christchurch, NZ

1912-01-03

10th Davis Cup: Australasia beats USA in Christchurch (5-0)

1930-01-10

Commencement of NZ's 1st Test, v England Christchurch

1930-01-10

Maurice Allom takes Test hat-trick England v NZ Christchurch

1947-03-21

Test Cricket debut of Bert Sutcliffe, NZ v England at Christchurch

1947-03-25

Last day of Test cricket for Walter Hammond (v NZ, Christchurch)

1951-03-17

Test Cricket debut of Brian Statham, England v NZ Christchurch

1978-02-25

Botham scores 1st Test Cricket century, 103 v NZ Christchurch

2011-02-22

An earthquake measuring 6.3 in magnitude strikes Christchurch, New Zealand, killing 181 people

2011-06-13

Christchurch, New Zealand is hit by another strong earthquake measuring magnitude 6.3

2016-11-14

Magnitude 6.2 quake strikes near Christchurch, New Zealand - USGS

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Christchurch - Notable Birthdays

Richard HadleeJul 3, 1951

Christchurch - Birthdays
Date Event
1932-07-01

Donny MacLeod, 1983 Christchurch

1951-07-03

Richard Hadlee, Christchurch, New Zealand, cricket bowler (431 wickets)

1962-09-13

Brian Andrew Fowler, Christchurch NZ, cyclist (Olympics-96)

1971-10-22

Timothy Christopher Carswell, Christchurch NZ, cyclist (Olympics-96)

1971-11-08

Anna Katrina Simcic, Christchurch NZ, backstroker (Olympics-96)

1974-09-03

Rebecca Bailey, Christchurch NZ, cyclist (Olympics-96)

1975-02-13

Mark Gerald Keddell, Christchurch NZ, 200m (Olympics-96)

1979-10-09

Lydia Jane Lipscombe, Christchurch NZ, breastroker (Olympics-96)

1980-05-23

Sarah Louise Catherwood, Christchurch NZ, 4x200m swimmer (Oly-96)

Christchurch - Deaths
Date Event
1984-09-06

Donny MacLeod, 1983 Christchurch


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