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Cardiff - Historical Events
Date Event
1870-02-02

Cardiff Giant (supposed petrified human) proved to be gypsum

1916-11-16

Eugene O'Neill's "Bound East for Cardiff" premieres in NYC

1923-07-03

Dockers' strike in Hull/Grimsby/Cardiff/Bristol over to London

1941-01-02

World War II: German bombing severely damages the Llandaff Cathedral in Cardiff, Wales.

1955-12-20

Cardiff is proclaimed the capital city of Wales

1965-12-12

Beatles' last concert in Great Britain (Capitol Theatre in Cardiff, Wales)

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Cardiff - Notable Birthdays

Roald DahlSep 13, 1916

Ken FollettJun 5, 1949

Cardiff - Birthdays
Date Event
1881-12-27

Cardiff Giant, Shadow of the Thin Man

1893-01-15

Ivor Novello (David Ivor Davies, Cardiff Wales, composer/writer/actor (Truth Game)

1909-07-04

Alec Templeton, Cardiff Wales, pianist/composer (Concertino Lirico)

1914-09-18

Jack Cardiff, British film director

1914-9-18

Jack Cardiff, Rambo: First Blood Part II

1916-09-13

Roald Dahl, Llandaff, Cardiff, author (Over to You, Taste, 2 Fables), (d. 1990).

1932-9-07

Paul Getty, Cameraman: The Life and Work of Jack Cardiff

1933-04-22

John A Llewellyn, Cardiff Wales, astronaut

1937-01-08

Shirley Bassey, Cardiff Wales, singer (Goldfinger, Moonraker)

1949-06-05

Ken Follett, Cardiff, Wales, spy author (Eye of the Needle, Lie Down with Lions)

1967-02-18

Colin Jackson, Cardiff Wales, 100m hurdler (Olympic-silver-1988)

1971-03-24

Scarlet Page, Cameraman: The Life and Work of Jack Cardiff

1979-08-01

Honeysuckle Weeks, Cardiff, Welsh actress

Cardiff - Deaths
Date Event
1922-11-30

Cardiff Giant, Shadow of the Thin Man

1954-11-19

Walter Bartley Wilson, founding member of Cardiff City F.C. (b. 1870)

2003-04-17

Paul Getty, Cameraman: The Life and Work of Jack Cardiff

2009-04-22

Jack Cardiff, Rambo: First Blood Part II


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