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Liverpool - Notable Historical Events

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Liverpool - Historical Events
Date Event
1315-10-25

Adam Banastre, Henry de Lea and William Bradshaw, led an attack on Liverpool Castle.

1829-06-08

1st UK municipal swimming pool outside of London opens in Liverpool

1830-09-15

Duke of Wellington opens Liverpool & Manchester Railway

1837-07-04

Grand Junction Railway, the world's first long-distance railway, opens between Birmingham and Liverpool.

1840-07-04

The Cunard Line's 700 ton wooden paddle steamer RMS Britannia departs from Liverpool bound for Halifax, Nova Scotia on the first transatlantic crossing with a scheduled end.

1842-03-02

The Grand National steeplechase at Aintree near Liverpool England is won by Gaylad, ridden by Tom Olliver.

1851-01-01

City of Glasgow steamer inaugurates Philadelphia-Liverpool line

1854-03-01

SS City of Glasgow leaves Liverpool harbor & is never seen again

1856-02-20

John Rutledge, Liverpool-NY steamer, hits iceberg; many die

1859-10-25

Merchant vessel Royal Charter runs aground at Liverpool, 459 die

1864-06-01

Confederate cruiser Georgia sold to a British merchant in Liverpool.

1866-03-19

Immigrant ship Monarch of the Seas sinks in Liverpool; 738 die

1881-02-26

SS Ceylon begins 1st round-the-world cruise from Liverpool

1901-10-19

Edward Elgar's "Pomp & Circumstance March," premieres in Liverpool

1904-03-12

1st main line electric train in UK (Liverpool to Southport)

1913-10-15

Train crash in Liverpool during "Black Week"

1914-05-30

The new and then largest Cunard ocean liner RMS Aquitania, 45,647 tons, sets sails on her maiden voyage from Liverpool, England to New York City.

1915-05-01

British liner Lusitania leaves NY for Liverpool

1915-08-19

British liner 'SS Arabic' sunk by German submarine without warning leaving Liverpool for New York; killing 44. Creates diplomatic incident

1934-10-22

In East Liverpool, Ohio, notorious bank robber Pretty Boy Floyd is shot and killed by Federal Bureau of Investigation agents.

1936-06-27

71st British Golf Open: Alf Padgham shoots a 287 at Royal Liverpool Golf Club

1939-06-01

British submarine "Thetis" sinks in Liverpool Bay with all 99 aboard

1941-05-03

-4] German air raid on Liverpool

1947-07-04

76th British Golf Open: Fred Daly shoots a 293 at Royal Liverpool Golf Club

1957-01-16

Cavern Club opens on Matthews Street in Liverpool, England, home of The Beatles' 1st appearance

1961-08-02

Beatles 1st gig as house band of Liverpool's Cavern Club

1963-08-03

Beatles final performance at Cavern Club in Liverpool

1966-02-28

Cavern Club (Beatles hangout) in Liverpool closes

1966-07-23

Cavern Club in Liverpool reopens

1968-08-11

The last steam passenger train service runs in Britain. A selection of British Rail steam locomotives make the 120-mile journey from Liverpool to Carlisle and returns to Liverpool before having their fires dropped for the last time - this working was known as the Fifteen Guinea Special.

1972-06-17

"Long Haired Lover From Liverpool" by Little Jimmy Osmond peaks at #38

1976-05-19

Liverpool wins 5th UEFA Cup at Bridge

1977-05-25

Liverpool wins 22nd Europe Cup 1 in Rome

1978-05-10

Liverpool wins 23rd European Cup

1981-05-27

Liverpool wins 26th Europe Cup 1 at Paris

1984-04-26

Liverpool's Cavern Club reopens

1984-05-30

Liverpool wins 29th Europe Cup 1 in Rome

1989-05-08

Paul McCartney releases remake of "Ferry Cross the Mersey" in aid of those affected by the Hillsborough disaster, which claimed the lives of 95 Liverpool football fans

1993-11-24

In Liverpool, 11-year-olds Robert Thompson and Jon Venables are convicted of the murder of 2-year-old James Bulger.

2000-10-07

The last ever competitive soccer match at Wembley Stadium is a 1-0 defeat of England by Germany and the last goal was scored by Liverpool's Dietmar Hammann. The match was Tony Adams' 60th at Wembley setting the record for most appearances at the stadium.

2006-07-23

135th British Golf Open: Tiger Woods shoots a 270 at Royal Liverpool Golf Club

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Liverpool - Notable Birthdays

Ringo StarrJul 7, 1940

John LennonOct 9, 1940

Paul McCartneyJun 18, 1942

Kim CattrallAug 21, 1956

Liverpool - Birthdays
Date Event
1770-06-07

Earl of Liverpool, (C) British PM (1812-27)

1832-9-30

Frederick Sleigh Roberts, England's King at Liverpool

1850-12-30

John Milne, Liverpool, British Geologist, Seismologist, and Anthropologist who developed the first modern seismograph

1860-08-20

Raymond Poincaré, England's King at Liverpool

1864-04-09

Sebastian Ziani de Ferranti, Liverpool, English electrical Engineer and Inventor

1865-06-19

May Whitty, Liverpool England, actress (Mrs Miniver, Suspicion)

1874-02-03

Franklyn Dyall, Liverpool England, actor (Easy Virtue)

1891-01-01

Frank Pettingell, Liverpool England, actor (Gaslight, Goose Steps Out)

1895-09-28

Charles Petrie, Liverpool, historian

1900-06-06

Arthur Askey, Liverpool, actor (Bees in Paradise, Ghost Train)

1907-04-15

Gerald Abrahams, Liverpool, author (Teach Yourself Chess)

1910-02-22

Nicholas Monsarrat, Liverpool England, novelist

1912-01-03

Robert Flemyng, Liverpool England, actor (Windom's Way, Young Winston)

1919-01-23

Bob Paisley, English soccer player/trainer/manager of FC Liverpool

1919-03-15

John Gregson, Liverpool England, actor (Gideon CID, Shirley's World)

1919-07-19

Patricia Medina, Liverpool England, actress (High-Low), (d. 2012)

1920-02-04

Derek Worlock, English RC archbishop (Liverpool)

1920-02-04

John Hartford Worlock, Roman Catholic Bishop of Liverpool

1920-11-06

John Smith, CEO (Liverpool FC)

1921-10-02

Robert Runcie, [Kennedy], Liverpool England, Archbishop of Canterbury

1922-01-19

Ken Hughes, Liverpool England, director (Casino Royale)

1926-10-21

Leonard Rossiter, Liverpool England, actor (Britannia Hospital)

1929-03-06

David Sheppard, bishop (Liverpool)/cricketer (England batsman)

1931-08-28

John Shirley-Quirk, Liverpool England, baritone (Death in Venice)

1932-04-10

Adrian Henri, poet/president (Liverpool Academy of Arts)

1934-05-25

David J Burke, Liverpool England, writer

1934-07-04

Colin Welland, Liverpool England, actor (Straw Dogs, Sweeney)

1934-9-09

Nicholas J.O. Liverpool, Dominica: Charting a Future for Paradise

1936-02-09

Clive Swift, Liverpool, actor (Frenzy, Passage to India)

1936-08-01

Laurie Taylor, Liverpool, English sociologist and broadcaster (BBC Radio 4)

1940-03-14

Rita Tushingham, Liverpool England, actress (Green Eyes, Dr Zhivago)

1940-07-07

Ringo Starr, [Richard Starkey], Liverpool, Beatles drummer (Magic Christian)

1940-07-16

Tony Jackson, Liverpool, rock bassist/vocalist (Searchers)

1940-10-09

John Lennon, Liverpool, British musician, pop star and member of The Beatles (Imagine), (d. 1980)

1940-10-23

Freddie Marsden, Liverpool, rock drummer (Gerry & The Pacemakers)

1941-04-17

Billy Fury, Liverpool, singer/guitarist (When Will You Say I Love You)

1941-08-30

John McNally, Liverpool, rock guitarist/vocalist (Searchers)

1942-03-03

Mike Pender, Liverpool, vocalist/guitarist (Searchers-Needles & Pins)

1942-06-18

Paul McCartney, Liverpool UK, English musician and member of The Beatles

1943-05-27

Cilla Black, Liverpool England, rock vocalist (You're My World)

1943-07-25

Jim McCarty, Liverpool, rock drummer (Yardbirds-For Your Love)

1943-08-19

Billy J Kramer, Liverpool, rock vocalist (The Dakotas-Bad to Me)

1944-01-07

Mike McGear, Liverpool, singer (Paul McCartney's brother)

1944-05-10

Jackie Lomax, Liverpool, rocker (Is This What You Want)

1944-11-13

Ron Harris, Chelsea vs. Liverpool

1945-02-13

Roy Dyke, Liverpool, rock drummer (Ashton, Gardner & Dyke)

1946-02-01

Elisabeth Sladen, Liverpool, England, actress (Doctor Who, The Sarah Jane Adventures)

1946-08-26

Alison Steadman, Liverpool England, actress (Life is Sweet)

1947-06-05

Tom Evans, Liverpool, rock bassist/vocalist (Badfinger)

1947-06-21

Joseph "Joey" Molland, Liverpool, British rock guitarist (Badfinger-Come & Get It)

1950-04-22

Lewis Biggs, curator (Tate Gallery-North Liverpool)

1956-08-21

Kim Cattrall, Liverpool England, actress (Mannequin, Star Trek VI)

1956-11-05

Mike Score, Liverpool England, rock guitarist (Flock Of Seagulls)

1956-9-14

Ray Wilkins, Chelsea vs. Liverpool

1958-03-22

Pete Wylie, Liverpool, rocker (Sinful)

1960-02-09

Holly Johnson, Liverpool England, rock vocalist (Frankie Goes To Hollywood)

1960-08-12

Lonny Chin, Liverpool England, playmate (Jan, 1983)

1963-02-02

Stephen McGann, Liverpool England, actor (Catherine the Great)

1963-04-08

Julian Lennon, Liverpool UK, singer (Too Late for Goodbyes) and son of John

1965-06-12

Cathy Tyson, Liverpool England, actress (Serpant & Rainbow)

1968-01-09

Mardi Lunn, Liverpool Sydney Australia, golfer (1991 Thailand Open)

1968-03-20

Paul Merson, Liverpool v Arsenal

1968-09-01

Mardi Lunn, Liverpool Australia, LPGA golfer (1994 McDonald's-17th)

1968-11-25

John Johnstone, Liverpool NY, pitcher (Houston Astros)

1972-05-28

Denise Booker, Liverpool, golfer (S Australian Jr champ 1990)

1973-03-23

Jerzy Dudek, Liverpool FC: Champions of Europe 2005

1974-9-12

Nuno Valente, Everton 3 - Liverpool 0

1976-04-24

Steve Finnan, Liverpool FC: Champions of Europe 2005

1978-05-04

Igor Biscan, Liverpool FC: Champions of Europe 2005

1978-05-04

Nicholas D. DiPirro, Liverpool FC: Champions of Europe 2005

1978-06-24

Luis Garcia, Liverpool FC: Champions of Europe 2005

1979-11-15

Josemi, Liverpool FC: Champions of Europe 2005

1980-03-01

Djimi Traore, Liverpool FC: Champions of Europe 2005

1980-06-22

Bryan Lomax, Hayseed Dixie: No Sleep 'Til Liverpool

1980-9-24

John Arne Riise, Liverpool FC: Champions of Europe 2005

1981-01-30

Peter Crouch, Liverpool v Chelsea

1982-03-26

Mikel Arteta, Everton 3 - Liverpool 0

1982-08-16

Joleon Lescott, Everton 3 - Liverpool 0

1982-11-04

Neil Mellor, Liverpool FC: Champions of Europe 2005

1984-03-26

Stéphanie Lapointe, Liverpool

1984-10-03

Anthony Le Tallec, Liverpool FC: Champions of Europe 2005

1984-10-20

Florent Sinama-Pongolle, Liverpool FC: Champions of Europe 2005

1987-01-09

Lucas Pezzini Leiva, Brazilian and Liverpool Footballer

Liverpool - Weddings
Date Event
2006-05-19

"Liverpool" goalkeeper Pepe Reina (23) weds Yolanda Ruiz in Cordoba, Spain

Liverpool - Deaths
Date Event
1828-12-04

Robert Jenkinson, 2nd Earl of Liverpool, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (b. 1770)

1914-11-14

Frederick Sleigh Roberts, England's King at Liverpool

1934-10-15

Raymond Poincaré, England's King at Liverpool

1964-08-13

Peter Anthony Allen is the last person executed (for murder) in England and United Kingdom at Walton Prison, Liverpool

1985-05-29

39, die at Heysel Stadium in Liverpool in a riot prior to soccer match

1995-02-01

John Smith, CEO (Liverpool FC), dies at 74

1996-02-08

John Hartford Worlock, RC Bishop (Liverpool), dies at 76

2015-06-01

Nicholas J.O. Liverpool, Dominica: Charting a Future for Paradise

2015-11-28

Gerry Byrne dead: Former Liverpool defender and England World Cup winner dies aged 77


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