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Manchester - Historical Events
Date Event
1644-07-02

Battle of Marston Moor, North Yorkshire: Parliamentary forces under Lords Fairfax and Manchester defeat royalists led by Prince Rupert

1745-11-29

Bonnie Prince Charlie's army moves into Manchester & occupies Carlisle

1745-12-10

Bonnie Prince Charlie's army reaches Manchester

1794-10-31

John Dalton's first lecture to Manchester Literary/Philosophical Society

1803-10-21

English scientist John Dalton reads his paper on the absorption of gases to the Manchester Literary and Philosophical Soc - 1st outline of his atomic theory

1803-10-23

English physicist John Dalton reads his essay on the absorption of gases by water and presents a series of atomic weights for 21 simple and compound elements at a meeting of the Manchester Literary and Philosophical Society

1819-08-16

Peterloo Massacre, Manchester, England: cavalry charges demonstrators.15 people killed and 400—700 injured

1830-09-15

Duke of Wellington opens Liverpool & Manchester Railway

1831-04-14

Soldiers marching on a bridge in Manchester, England cause it to collapse.

1858-01-30

Charles Halle founds Halle Orchestra in Manchester, England

1867-11-23

The Manchester Martyrs were hanged in Manchester, England for rescuing two Irish men from jail.

1879-08-07

The opening of the Poor Man's Palace in Manchester.

1887-11-11

Construction of the Manchester Ship Canal starts at Eastham.

1894-01-01

Manchester Ship Canal in England opens to traffic

1894-09-28

Simon Marks & Tom Spencer open Penny Bazaar in Manchester

1904-05-04

Charles Stewart Rolls meets Frederick Henry Royce at the Midland Hotel in Manchester, England. Go on to form Roll-Royce

1908-12-16

1st credit union in US forms (Manchester NH)

1919-12-01

AA Milne's "Mr Pim Passes By" premieres in Manchester

1923-12-31

1st transatlantic radio broadcast of a voice, Pittsburgh-Manchester

1926-12-03

Manchester Guardian (German Reichswehr/Red Army work together)

1933-04-08

Manchester Guardian warns of unknown Nazi terror

1936-07-06

A major breach of the Manchester, Bolton and Bury Canal in England sends millions of gallons of water cascading 200 feet into the River Irwell.

1948-06-21

1st stored computer program run, on Manchester Mark I

1953-01-14

Vaughan William's "Sinfonia Antartica," premieres in Manchester

1954-03-09

WMUR TV channel 9 in Manchester, NH (ABC) begins broadcasting

1956-04-02

Peter Ustinovs' "Romanoff & Juliet" premieres in Manchester

1956-07-27

Jim Laker takes 9-37 in Australia's 1st innings at Manchester

1968-05-29

Manchester United wins 13rd Europe Cup 1 in London

1969-10-30

WXPO (now WNDS) TV channel 50 in Manchester, NH (IND) 1st broadcast

1970-03-29

Manchester City wins 10th Europe Cup II

1983-07-07

11 year old Samantha Smith of Manchester, Maine, leaves for USSR

1985-08-22

Airtours Boeing-737 crashes at airport of Manchester, 55 killed

1991-05-15

Manchester United wins 31th Europe Cup II at Rotterdam

1991-07-24

U of Manchester scientist announce finding a planet outside of solar system

1992-04-14

"Les Miserables" opens at Palace Theatre, Manchester

1996-06-15

IRA bomb in Manchester wrecks city centre at 11.17am, injuring 200

2012-04-30

Manchester City defeat Manchester United 1-0 in what is claimed to be the biggest match in the English Premier League's history

2012-05-13

Manchester City win the English Premier League for the first time

2012-08-05

General Motors signs a record breaking $559 million marketing deal with Manchester United

2013-04-22

Manchester United defeat Aston Villa to claim the 2012/2013 English Premier League

2013-05-08

Sir Alex Ferguson announces his retirement as Manchester United's manager at the end of the season

2013-05-09

Everton Manager David Moyes is announced to become Sir Alex Ferguson's successor at Manchester United (he only lasted 10 months)

2014-04-22

David Moyes is sacked as manager of Manchester United

2014-05-16

Paris Saint-Germain F.C. & Manchester City F.C. are each fined €60 million for breaching Fair Play Regulations

2016-05-16

Ryanair flight to Manchester evacuated in Norway over bomb scare

2017-05-27

Ariana Grande to hold concert in Manchester for bombing victims

2017-06-05

Stars praise Manchester's resilience at Ariana Grande benefit

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Manchester - Notable Birthdays

Ann LeeFeb 29, 1736

J. J. ThomsonDec 18, 1856

Davy JonesDec 30, 1945

Andy GibbMar 5, 1958

Noel GallagherMay 29, 1967

Manchester - Birthdays
Date Event
1736-02-29

Ann Lee, Manchester England, American founder of Shakers (d. 1784)

1821-03-25

Mrs. Linnaeus Banks, The Manchester Man

1849-07-27

John Hopkinson, Manchester, U.K., British physicist and electrical engineer (Hopkinson's Law)

1855-09-28

Thomas F Tout, London, historian (Manchester school of historiography)

1856-12-18

J. J. Thomson, Manchester, England, physicist discovered electron (Nobel 1906)

1871-06-14

Cecil Calvert, The Manchester Man

1903-10-01

George Coulouris, Manchester England, actor (Runaway Bus)

1908-11-20

Alistair Cooke, Manchester England, TV host (Masterpiece Theatre)

1909-05-26

Matt Busby, Scottish soccer coach (Manchester United)

1909-11-27

Astrid Allwyn, Manchester CT, actress (Charlie Chan's Secret)

1922-04-01

William Manchester, Attleboro Mass, historian (Death of a President)

1922-04-01

William Raymond Manchester, American Caesar

1923-09-11

Alan Badel, Manchester England, actor (Shogun)

1924-10-20

Stanley Eric Francis Booth-Clibborn, bishop (Manchester)

1925-06-25

Ziggy Talent, Manchester NH, singer (Vaughn Monroe Show)

1929-07-22

Vivien Merchant, Manchester England, actress (Under Milk Wood)

1930-02-19

Gerald Sinstadt, Champions 2: Manchester United Official Review of the 93/94 Season

1932-05-24

James Anderton, Chief constable (Manchester England)

1932-09-29

Mary Moon, Headmistress (Manchester High School for Girls)

1934-09-08

Peter Maxwell Davies, Manchester England, composer (Prolation, Taverner)

1937-01-27

John Ogdon, Manchester England, pianist/composer

1937-10-11

Bobby Charlton, Manchester United: Beyond the Promised Land

1939-02-19

Pat Crerand, Manchester United: Beyond the Promised Land

1940-06-20

John Mahoney, Manchester England, actor (Fraiser, Frantic, 8 Men Out)

1941-04-04

Bill Tarmey, Ardwick, Manchester, actor (Coronation Street), (d. 2012)

1941-05-29

Roy Crewsdon, Manchester, rocker (Freddie & The Dreamers)

1941-06-12

Roy Harper, Manchester, rocker (Folkjokeopus)

1941-07-29

David Warner, Manchester NH, actor (Star Trek VI, Time Bandits)

1942-10-04

Christopher Stone, Manchester NH, actor (Dave-Dallas, Interns)

1942-12-17

Bernard Hill, Manchester, actor (Bellman & True, New World, Bounty)

1943-12-08

Michael Unger, English editor-in-chief (Evening News, Manchester)

1945-02-25

Elkie Brooks, Manchester England, rocker (Pearl's a Singer)

1945-10-07

Kevin Godley, Manchester England, rock vocalist (10cc)

1945-10-28

Wayne Fontana, Manchester England, rocker (Groovy Kind of Love)

1945-12-30

Davy Jones, Manchester England, singer (Monkees-Last Train to Clarksville), (d. 2012)

1946-03-04

Ralph Kirshbaum, Denton TX, cellist (RNCM Manchester Intl Festival)

1946-05-10

Graham Gouldman, Manchester England, bassist (10cc-No Milk Today)

1946-05-22

George Best, footballer/soccer player (Manchester United, Northern Ireland)

1946-09-01

Barry Gibb, Manchester England, guitarist/singer (Bee Gees)

1947-03-06

Judy Loe, Urmston Manchester UK, actress (Singles, Meaning of Life)

1947-07-31

Karl Greene, Manchester, rock bassist, (Herman's Hermits)

1949-06-04

Lou Macari, Manchester United: The Official History 1878-2002

1951-02-15

Melissa Manchester, Bronx NY, vocalist (Don't Cry Out Loud)

1951-02-15

Melissa Manchester, The Great Mouse Detective

1952-09-09

Lee M Morin, Manchester NH, cmdr USN/astronaut

1954-08-02

Sammy McIlroy, Manchester United: The Official History 1878-2002

1958-03-05

Andy Gibb, Manchester England, singer/TV host (Solid Gold)

1958-07-18

Nigel Twist, Manchester, rock drummer (Alarm-In the Summertime)

1961-01-27

Gillian Gilbert, Manchester England, rocker (New Order-Round & Round)

1961-07-27

Daniel C Burbank, Manchester Ct, Lt cmdr USCG/astronaut

1961-08-25

Joanne Whalley-Kilmer, Manchester England, actress (Kill Me Again)

1962-05-19

Boz Boorer, Morrissey: Who Put the M in Manchester

1963-03-24

Raimond van der Gouw, Dutch soccer goalie (Vitesse, Manchester)

1964-03-16

Mark Canterbury, WWF Mayhem in Manchester

1966-04-02

Teddy Sheringham, Manchester United: Premiership Champions 2000-2001

1967-05-29

Noel Gallagher, Manchester, English pop musician (Oasis)

1967-12-16

Donovan Bailey, Manchester Jamaica, Canada 100m runner (Oly-2 gold-96)

1969-01-27

Phil Plantier, Manchester NH, outfielder (SD Padres, Red Sox, A's)

1969-9-01

Henning Berg, Manchester United: Beyond the Promised Land

1971-06-28

Fabien Barthez, Manchester United: Beyond the Promised Land

1971-08-10

Roy Keane, Manchester United: Premiership Champions 2000-2001

1972-02-23

Lawrence Manchester, The Departed

1972-07-17

Jaap Stam, Manchester United: Beyond the Promised Land

1973-02-26

Ole Gunnar Solskjær, Manchester United: Official Review 1997/98 Season

1973-09-23

Michelle Tolson, Manchester NH, Miss America-NH (1997)

1974-06-28

Josh[ua] Crosby, Manchester Mass, rower (Olympics-1996)

1975-05-02

David Beckham, Leytonstone, London, English footballer (Manchester United, England)

1977-05-21

Quinton Fortune, Manchester United: Beyond the Promised Land

1977-07-03

Michael Clegg, Manchester United: Beyond the Promised Land

1977-08-09

Mikaël Silvestre, Manchester United: Beyond the Promised Land

1978-9-03

Anabel Manchester, Far from Heaven

1979-05-19

Diego Forlan, Manchester United: Play Like Champions

1979-06-19

Kléberson, Manchester United: Play Like Champions

1981-04-30

John O'Shea, Manchester United: Beyond the Promised Land

1983-06-18

Alex Adamson, Jason Manford Live at the Manchester Apollo

Manchester - Deaths
Date Event
1642-11-07

Henry Montagu, 1st Earl of Manchester, English politician

1897-05-04

Mrs. Linnaeus Banks, The Manchester Man

1958-02-06

7 Manchester United soccer players die in an air crash near Munich

1981-09-13

William Loeb, publisher of Manchester Union Leader, NH, dies at 75

1994-01-20

Matt Busby, Scottish soccer coach (Manchester United), dies at 84

1995-01-30

George H Poyser, English soccer player (Manchester City), dies at 84

2004-06-01

William Manchester, American writer (b. 1922)

2004-06-01

William Raymond Manchester, American Caesar

2005-11-25

George Best, former footballer dies at age 59 after suffering multiple organ failures (Manchester United, Northern Ireland)


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