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Indies - Notable Historical Events

Christopher ColumbusApr 17, 1492

Thomas JeffersonDec 23, 1793

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Date Event
1492-04-17

Christopher Columbus signs contract with Spain to find Indies

1492-08-03

Christopher Columbus sets sail on his first voyage with 3 ships Santa Maria, Pinta and Niña from Palos de la Frontera, Spain for the "Indies"

1502-05-11

Columbus begins 4th & last trip to "Indies"

1541-04-07

Francis Xavier leaves Lisbon on a mission to the Portuguese East Indies.

1594-03-12

Company of Distant established for business on East-Indies

1598-03-25

Cornelis de Houtman's fleet departs for East-Indies

1603-12-18

First fleet of the Dutch East India Compnay under Admiral Steven van der Haghen departs for the East-Indies

1609-09-01

Pieter Both sworn in as 1st governor general of Dutch East Indies

1613-02-20

Gerard Reynst appointed Dutch gov-gen of East-Indies

1617-10-31

Laurens Reael resigns as governor-general of East-Indies

1619-06-02

England & Netherlands sign treaty about business in the Indies

1621-03-07

John Pieterszoon Coen's troops land on Lontor, East Indies

1621-06-03

Dutch West India Company (WIC) receives charter for The West Indies (included, The Americas, Caribbean and West Africa)

1629-09-24

Jacques Specx appointed governor-general of Dutch-Indies

1629-10-13

Dutch West Indies Co grants religious freedom in West Indies

1634-05-04

Johan van Walbeecks fleet departs to West Indies

1655-04-26

Dutch West Indies Co denies Peter Stuyvesant's desire to exclude Jews from New Amsterdam

1674-09-20

2nd West Indies Company forms

1732-09-06

VOC dismisses Dutch east indies governor-general Diederik Dare

1738-05-09

England routes fleet in Mediterranean Sea & West-Indies

1748-08-16

"Geldermalsen" sails to East-Indies

1752-01-03

East Indies invasion "Geldermalsen" leaves at Malakka: 92 killed

1759-05-01

British fleet occupies Guadeloupe, West Indies, capturing it from France

1762-04-05

British take Grenada, West Indies, from French

1781-02-03

Dutch West Indies island of St Eustatia taken by British

1782-04-12

Battle at Les Saintes West-Indies: British fleet beats French

1793-12-23

Thomas Jefferson warned of slave revolts in West Indies

1795-02-07

Dutch Prince William V accepts British occupation of Dutch Indies

1797-02-21

Trinidad, West Indies, surrenders to British

1800-01-01

Dutch East Indies Company dissolves

1808-01-10

Herman Daendels succeeds A Wiese as gov-gen of Neth Indies

1811-09-18

British expeditionary army conquerors Dutch Indies

1819-01-16

Godert baron van der de Capellen becomes governor of Dutch-Indies

1826-01-01

Baron Van der Capellen resigns as governor of Dutch-Indies

1830-03-10

The KNIL also known as the Royal Netherlands East Indies Army is created.

1832-01-17

Johannes van den Bosch appointed gov-gen of Dutch-Indies

1848-07-03

Slaves freed in Danish West Indies (now US Virgin Islands)

1857-06-29

Battle at Chinhat (Indies rebel under Barkat Ahmed beat British)

1859-12-31

Dutch colony in Dutch Indies counts 4,800 slaves

1860-01-01

Slavery ends of in Neth Indies

1873-06-04

1st contract workers of British-Indies Co arrives in Suriname

1891-01-01

King Pakketvaart sails to Neth Indies

1901-01-24

Denmark and the US sign a treaty under which Denmark will sell the Danish West Indies to the USA for $5 million, but the sale will be postponed until 1917

1904-01-01

Neth Indies colony begins opium production

1904-10-01

JB van Heutsz becomes governor general of Dutch East Indies

1907-05-01

Indian Mine Laws passes (concessions from Neth-Indies)

1910-02-25

Dali Lama flees Tibet from Chinese troop to British-Indies

1915-11-06

1st military flight in Dutch East Indies (Tandjong Priok)

1916-03-21

JP Van Limburg Stirum succeeds AWF Idenburg as gov-gen of Neth Indies

1916-08-04

Denmark cedes Danish West Indies, including the Virgin Islands, to the US for $25 million

1917-03-31

US purchases Danish West Indies for $25M & renames them Virgin Islands

1920-09-28

Dirk Fock appointed as governor-general of Dutch East Indies

1923-01-18

1st radio telegraph message from Netherlands to Dutch East Indies

1924-10-21

KLM Fokker's F7 H-NACC departs to Dutch East Indies

1925-08-01

Shortwave-radio link between Kootwijk & Netherland East-Indies

1926-03-26

ACD de Graeff appointed gov-gen of Dutch East-Indies

1926-06-23

Commencement of the West Indies' 1st Test cricket match, at Lord's

1927-10-28

KLM-plane "Homing Pigeon" leaves Neth-Indies after 1st regular flight

1929-01-08

1st telephone connection between Netherlands & West-Indies

1930-02-26

West Indies make 1st Test Cricket win, by 289 runs over England

1930-12-12

Start of the 1st Australia v West Indies Test (at Adelaide)

1931-03-04

West Indies beat Australia for the 1st time, by 30 runs at SCG

1931-03-26

New Delhi replaces Calcutta as capital of British-Indies

1932-01-04

British East Indies Viceroy Willingdon arrests Gandhi & Nehru

1934-03-31

Netherlands Indies BC Ltd begins radio transmission (Indonesia)

1934-12-15

Fokker F18 Snip flies to Neth West Indies

1940-05-10

Dutch-Indies Gov Van Starkenborch proclaims end to state of siege

1941-05-20

Former Dutch PM Colijn says Neth Indies not ready for independence

1942-01-10

Japan invades North-Celebes, Neth Indies

1942-02-26

Radio Orange calls for March 1 day of prayer in Dutch Indies

1942-02-28

Japanese land in Java, last Allied bastion in Dutch East Indies

1942-12-05

West Indies chocolate/coffee drop above Netherland

1945-08-17

Indonesia (Dutch East Indies) declares independence from The Netherlands

1948-01-21

W Indies v England, Test debut Walcott, Weekes & Jim Laker

1948-02-11

Test cricket debut of Frank Worrell for the West Indies vs. England at Port-of-Spain

1948-02-13

Andy Ganteaume scores 112 for W Indies in only Test Cricket innings

1948-04-01

H H H Johnson debut as a bowler for West Indies to win v England 10-96

1948-09-18

Communist Madiun-uprising in Dutch Indies (Muso/Sjarifudin)

1950-06-29

West Indies beat England by 326 runs thanks to Ramadhin & Valentine

1950-07-26

KNIL (Royal Dutch East Indies Army) unites

1950-08-16

West Indies complete historic 3-1 series win against England

1951-12-22

Australia cricket all out 82 v West Indies at Adelaide

1951-12-25

West Indies defeat Australia by 6 wkts on 3rd day of 3rd Test Cricket

1952-01-03

Australia beat W Indies by one wicket at the MCG, last stand 38

1952-01-25

Test debut of Richie Benaud, v West Indies at the SCG

1955-06-15

Australia score 8-758 v West Indies at Kingston, their best ever

1957-07-05

Tom Graveney scores 258 v West Indies at Trent Bridge

1958-01-03

The West Indies Federation is formed.

1958-01-23

Hanif Mohammad completes 337 in 970 minutes v West Indies

1958-02-28

West Indies 1-504 in reply to Pakistan 328, day 3 of 3rd Test Cricket

1958-03-01

West Indies cricket declare at stumps score of 3-790 decl v Pakistan

1958-12-12

Fergie Gupte takes 9-102 with leggies v W Indies at Kanpur

1959-03-07

West Indies all out 76 v Pakistan at Dacca, Fazal Mahmood 6-34

1960-12-14

Australia v West Indies 1st Test Cricket at the Gabba ends in a tie

1961-02-01

Mackay & Kline hang on for 100 mins for cricket draw vs West Indies

1961-02-15

Australia beat West Indies 2-1 in one of best Test Cricket series ever

1962-05-31

The West Indies Federation dissolves.

1962-07-21

Battles on Chinese & Indies boundary

1962-10-10

Indies assault up Chinese positions in North-India attack

1965-05-06

Lawry & Simpson complete opening stand of 382 against W Indies

1965-05-11

West Indies becomes 1st holders of the Frank Worrell Cricket Trophy

1967-01-01

Day's play in the Calcutta Test v W Indies cancelled by riots

1969-01-29

Sheahan & Connolly hang on for exciting draw Australia v West Indies

1969-07-02

Ireland bowl out West Indies for 25 at Londonderry, win by 9 wkts

1971-03-06

Test Cricket debut of Sunil Gavaskar, v West Indies at Port-of-Spain

1973-04-06

Indies troops invade Sikkim

1975-01-29

West Indies win fifth test against India to take exciting series 3-2

1975-06-21

West Indies beat Australia by 17 runs to win Cricket World Cup

1975-12-28

Gary Cosier scores 109 v West Indies at MCG on Test Cricket debut

1976-01-05

Greg Chappell scores 182* at SCG against West Indies

1976-02-05

Australia complete 5-1 series drubbing of West Indies

1976-04-25

India all out for 97 v West Indies

1976-06-03

Test Cricket debut of Mike Brearley v West Indies (0 & 17)

1979-06-23

West Indies beat England by 92 runs to win Cricket World Cup

1980-01-22

West Indies beat England 2-0 to win 1st World Series Cup

1980-02-13

NZ beats West Indies by one wicket in cricket at Dunedin

1982-01-27

West Indies beat Australia 3-1 to win World Series Cup

1983-06-25

India beat West Indies by 43 runs to win Cricket World Cup

1984-02-12

West Indies beat Australia 2-0-1 to win cricket World Series Cup receiving all perfect scores for quality & gold medal

1984-08-14

West Indies complete 5-0 series annihilation of England

1984-11-10

Australia all out for 76 v West Indies at cricket WACA, Holding 6-21

1985-02-12

West Indies beat Australia 2-1 to win cricket World Series Cup

1986-04-16

West Indies complete 5-0 demolition of England

1986-10-29

West Indies all out for 53 v Pakistan (Abdul Qadir 6-16)

1986-11-09

Pakistan all out for 77 v West Indies at Lahore

1987-10-13

West Indies score 4-360 in 50 overs in Cricket World Cup v Sri Lanka

1987-11-25

India all out for 75 v West Indies at Delhi, Patterson 5-24

1989-01-18

West Indies beat Australia 2-1 to win the World Series Cup

1989-01-26

Allan Border takes 7-46 against the West Indies at the SCG

1989-01-26

Test debut of Mark Taylor, Australia v West Indies, Sydney

1989-11-01

Pakistan beat West Indies by 4 wickets to win Cricket's Nehru Cup

1991-06-06

Test Cricket debut of Graeme Hick, v West Indies at Headingley

1992-10-08

Nobel Prize for literature is given to West Indies poet Derek Walcott

1992-12-30

Shane Warne takes 7-52 to lead Australian MCG win v West Indies

1993-01-18

West Indies win the World Series Cup, beating Australia 2-0

1993-01-26

West Indies defeat Australia by one run in 4th Test at Adelaide

1993-02-25

Pakistan all out 43 v West Indies, world one-day int record low

1993-05-09

Mustapha Matura's "Playboy of West Indies" premieres in NYC

1993-11-27

India defeat West Indies in Bengal Jubilee Cricket Final, Kumble 6-12

1994-10-17

Kapil Dev's final one-day international (v West Indies)

1995-02-11

West Indies score 5-660 against NZ

1995-02-13

West Indies beat NZ by innings & 332, Courtney Walsh 13-55

1995-05-03

Australia beat West Indies to regain the Frank Worrell Cricket Trophy

1995-10-20

Sri Lanka beat West Indies to win Sharjah Champions Trophy final

1996-02-29

Kenya defeat West Indies (all out 93) in Cricket World Cup

1996-03-14

Australia beat West Indies by 5 runs in amazing cricket World Cup semi

1997-01-20

Pakistan defeat West Indies 2-0 to win Aust one-day Series

2013-02-17

Australia defeat the West Indies to win the women's 2013 Cricket World Cup

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Indies - Notable Birthdays

Alexander HamiltonJan 11, 1755

Indies - Birthdays
Date Event
1547-09-16

Abu al-Faiz ibn Mubarak Faizi, Persian-Dutch East Indies poet

1588-02-19

Pieter de Carpentier, Flemish gov-gen of Dutch East-Indies

1619-06-24

Rijcklof Volckertsz van Goens, governor-general (Neth East Indies)

1634-07-18

Joannes Camphuys, governor-general of Dutch-Indies (1684-91)

1635-05-04

Willem van Outhoorn, Dutch governor-general (Dutch East Indies)

1653-10-18

Abraham van Riebeeck, Governor-General of the Dutch East Indies (d. 1713)

1653-11-16

Joan van Hoorn, gov-gen of Neth Indies (1707-09)

1667-01-26

Henricus Zwaardecroon, gov-gen of Neth-Indies

1671-05-22

Abraham Patras, governor-general of East-Indies (1735-37)

1695-06-06

Adriaen Valckenier, gov-gen Neth-Indies (1737-41)/killed 8,000 Chinese

1704-11-28

Jacob Mossel, governor-general (Dutch East Indies)

1705-08-08

Gustaaf Imhoff, gov of Ceylon (1736-40)/gov of Neth-Indies (1743-50)

1710-11-09

Reynier de Klerk, governor-general of Dutch-Indies, baptized

1712-10-18

Jeremias van Riemsdijk, gov-general of Dutch Indies (1775-77)

1714-09-29

Peter A van de Parra, gov-gen of Neth-Indies (1761-75)

1721-11-25

Willem Crul, admiral (West-Indies)

1724-11-11

Willem A Alting, governor-general of Neth-Indies (1780-97)

1740-10-14

Joannes Siberg, Dutch governor-general of Neth Indies (1801-05)

1755-01-11

Alexander Hamilton, Charlestown, Nevis, West Indies, 1st United States Secretary of the Treasury, (d. 1804)

1755-02-19

Pieter G van Overstraten, governor-general of Neth-Indies

1762-03-07

Sebastiaan C Nederburgh, director-general (East Indies Company)

1762-10-12

John W Janssens, gov-gen of Cape colony/Dutch-Indies 1811

1762-10-21

Herman W Daendels, brig-gen/gov-gen of Dutch-Indies (1807-11)

1771-11-22

Paul R Cantzlaar, gov of Saba/St-Eustatius/Curacao/Dutch-West Indies

1778-12-15

Godert AGP baron van der Capellen, Dutch gov-gen (Dutch-Indies)

1780-02-02

Johannes van den Bosch, gov-gen (Neth East Indies)

1780-03-01

Leonard PJ du Bus de Gisignies, gov-general of Neth Indies (1826-30)

1781-03-17

Dominique J de Eerens, governor-general of Neth Indies

1789-10-24

Jean C Baud, gov-gen of Dutch-Indies (1834-6)

1797-10-23

John J Rochussen, governor-general of Dutch-Indies (1845-51)

1803-04-18

Charles F Pahud de Montagnes, gov-gen of Neth East Indies (1856-61)

1806-03-28

Ludolf AJW Sloet van de Beele, gov-gen of Neth Indies (1861-66)

1809-02-20

Albertus J Duymaer van Twist, gov-gen of Neth-Indies

1810-01-03

Eliza Von Bretton di Zerega, Danish West Indies, baroness

1812-06-03

Pieter Mijer, Dutch gov-gen of Neth Indies (1866-72)

1812-12-14

Charles J Canning, English earl/1st viceroy of British-Indies

1823-01-04

Otto van Rees, gov-gen of Dutch-Indies (1884-88)

1823-04-30

George JD Campbell, Scottish/Brit Minister to Indies (1868-74/80-85)

1824-06-08

James Loudon, gov-gen of Neth-Indies

1847-04-13

Cornelis Pijnacker Hordijk, gov-gen (Neth East-Indies)

1851-02-03

Johannes B van Heutsz, lt-gen/gov-gen Dutch East Indies

1851-04-09

C E Arthur Wichmann, German/Dutch geologist (Neth Indies)

1853-12-15

Jean B A Kessler, director of oil on Dutch Indies

1858-06-19

Dirk Fock, governor-general of Neth Indies (1921-26)

1861-07-23

Alexander W F Idenburg, gov-gen of Neth Indies (1909-16)

1872-08-07

Andries C D de Graeff, governor-general of Neth Indies (1926-31)

1873-02-22

Muhammad Iqbal, Dutch East Indies lawyer/poet/philosopher

1875-01-22

Bonifacius C de Jonge, governor (Dutch East Indies)

1883-05-13

Henk JFM Sneevliet, leader RSAP/editor Spartacus (Dutch-Indies)

1884-11-02

Herbert Ravenel Sass, Anne of the Indies

1888-03-07

Alidius WLT van Starkenborch Stachouwer, gov of Neth Indies (1936-45)

1900-11-11

John Longden, West Indies, actor (Man From Interpol)

1905-02-06

Una Marson, Hello! West Indies

1911-01-10

Jan Boon, [Tjalie Robinson], Dutch East Indies publicist (Tong Tong)

1914-12-07

Winston Place, cricketer (England opener in West Indies 1948)

1915-03-28

Raymond Emery, cricketer (NZ Test batsman vs West Indies 1952)

1917-05-01

Ulric Cross, Hello! West Indies

1917-11-20

Ram Gopal, Indies/English dancer (Blue Peter, Purple Plain)

1919-11-06

Alan Lisette, cricketer (NZ slow left-armer vs West Indies 1956)

1924-09-24

Simpson Guillen, cricketer (wicket-keeper for West Indies & NZ)

1925-02-17

Hera Sonkur, Anne of the Indies

1930-10-24

Raj Bagri, Indies/British merchant in metal

1934-10-19

Des Hoare, cricketer (Australian quickie in Test in 1961 v W Indies)

1935-12-26

Rohan Kanhai, cricketer (one of West Indies' finest batsmen)

1937-02-11

Peter Lashley, cricketer (4 Tests for West Indies 1960-66)

1943-05-09

Maurice Foster, cricketer (West Indies batsman of 70's)

1944-10-19

Keith Adrian, [Johnson], Indies/Dutch actor (Intrepid Mr Twist)

1945-12-21

Doug Walters, Benson & Hedges World Series Cup 3rd Final: Australia vs West Indies

1946-09-25

Felicity Kendal, Indies/British actress (Shakespeare Wallah)

1949-03-21

Alvin Kallicharran, cricketer (wonderful West Indies LHB 1972-81)

1949-11-21

Basil Williams, cricketer (century on debut for West Indies 1978)

1949-12-29

Syed Kirmani, Final: India vs West Indies

1956-08-18

Sandeep Patil, Final: India vs West Indies

1957-07-08

Clyde Butts, cricketer (West Indies off-spinner late eighties)

1957-07-14

Peter Webb, NZ cricketer (batsman against West Indies 1980)

1958-04-18

Malcolm Marshall, World Cup Match 17: South Africa vs West Indies

1963-06-13

Alaska, Indies y vaqueros

1963-09-21

Curtly Ambrose, Antiguan West Indies cricketer

1967-12-12

Masood Anwar, cricketer (one Test Pakistan v West Indies 1990)

1970-12-07

Courtney Browne, cricketer (West Indies Test wicket-keeper 1995)

1971-03-13

Robert Samuels, cricketer (West Indies Test opening batsman v NZ 1996)

1971-11-12

Shakeel Ahmed, Pakistani cricket wicket-keeper (v West Indies 1993)

1973-07-28

Nixon A McNamara McClean, West Indies cricket fast bowler (ODI 1996)

1978-10-24

James Hopes, Commonwealth Bank Series: Australia vs West Indies: Game 5

1979-09-21

Chris Gayle, Jamaican West Indies cricketer

1983-12-20

Darren Sammy, St. Lucian West Indies cricketer

1984-06-22

Jerome Taylor, West Indies international cricketer

Indies - Weddings
Date Event
2006-04-15

"Maria Full of Grace" actress Catalina Sandino Moreno (24) weds lighting technician David Michael Ewell in an intimate civil ceremony in Cartagena de Indies, Colombia

Indies - Notable Deaths

Francis DrakeJan 28, 1596

Indies - Deaths
Date Event
1515-12-15

Alfonso de Albuquerque, viceroy of Portuguese Indies, dies

1526-02-23

Diego Colón, Spanish Viceroy of the Indies

1595-10-15

Abu al-Faiz ibn Mubarak Faizi, Persian-Dutch E indies poet, dies at 48

1596-01-28

Francis Drake, English pirate, Admiral and Governor of Newfoundland (Porto Bello West Indies), dies of dysentery at 50

1615-03-06

Pieter Both, Dutch admiral/1st gov-gen (East Indies, 1609-14), drowns

1629-09-21

John Pieterszoon Coen, merchant/gov-gen of East-Indies, dies at 42

1645-04-19

Anton van Diemen, gov-gen (Neth East Indies), dies at about 51

1653-05-18

Carel Reyniersz, gov-gen (Neth East Indies), dies at 48

1653-05-19

Carel Reyniersz, gov-gen of Neth East Indies, dies at 48

1659-09-05

Pieter de Carpentier, Flemish gov-gen of Neth East-Indies, dies at 71

1678-01-24

Joan Maetsuyker, gov-gen of Neth East-Indies, dies at 72

1695-07-18

Joannes Camphuys, gov-gen of Dutch-Indies, dies at 61

1711-02-21

Joan van Hoorn, gov-gen of Neth-Indies (1707-09), dies at 57

1713-11-17

Abraham van Riebeeck, Governor-General of the Dutch East Indies (b. 1653)

1728-08-12

Henricus Zwaardecroon, gov-gen of Neth-Indies, dies at 61

1729-06-01

Matthaeus de Cock, governor general of Dutch Indies (1725-29), dies at about 65

1735-03-10

Dirk T van Cloon, Dutch lawyer/gov-gen of E Indies, dies at about 46

1737-05-03

Abraham Patras, gov-gen of East-Indies (1735-37), dies at 65

1751-06-20

Adriaen Valckenier, gov-gen of Neth-Indies (1737-41), dies at 56

1761-05-15

Jacob Mossel, governor-general (Dutch East Indies), dies at 56

1775-12-28

Peter A van de Parra, gov-gen of (Neth Indies), dies at 61

1780-09-01

Reynier de Klerk, gov-gen of Dutch-Indies (1777-1800), dies at 69

1781-02-04

Willem Crul, admiral (West-Indies), dies in battle at 59

1800-06-07

Willem A Alting, governor-genl of Neth-Indies (1780-97), dies at 75

1801-08-22

Pieter G van Overstraten, gov-gen of Neth-Indies, dies at 46

1810-03-07

Albertus H Wiese, gov-gen of Neth Indies, dies at about 48

1811-08-03

Sebastiaan C Nederburgh, Dutch dir-gen of East Indies Co, dies at 49

1817-06-18

Joannes Siberg, governor-general of Neth-Indies (1801-05), dies

1831-12-15

Paul R Cantzlaar, gov of Saba/Curacao/Dutch-West Indies, dies at 60

1838-04-23

John W Janssens, gov-gen of Cape Colony/Dutch-Indies, dies at 75

1840-05-30

Dominique J de Eerens, gov-gen of Dutch-Indies, dies at 59

1848-04-10

Godert AGP baron van Capellen, gove-gen of Dutch-Indies, dies at 69

1849-05-31

Leonard PJ du Bus de Gisignies, gov-gen of Neth-Indies, dies at 69

1859-06-27

Jean C Baud, gov-gen of Dutch-Indies (1834-36), dies at 69

1862-06-17

Charles J Canning, English 1st viceroy of British-Indies, dies at 49

1871-01-21

John J Rochussen, gov-general of Neth-Indies (1845-51), dies at 73

1873-08-31

Charles F Pahud de Montagnes, gov-gen (Dutch East Indies), dies at 70

1881-02-06

Pieter Mijer, Gov-Gen of Neth Indies (1866-72), dies at 68

1886-08-16

Swami Ramakrishna, Indies philosopher, dies at 50

1887-12-01

Albertus J Duymaer van Twist, gov-gen of Dutch-Indies, dies at 78

1892-03-10

Otto van Raised, gov-gen of Neth Indies (1884-88), dies at 69

1900-04-24

George J D Campbell, Brit min of Indies (1868-74, 80-85), dies at 76

1900-05-31

James Loudon, gov-gen of Neth-Indies (1871-75), dies at 75

1900-12-14

Jean B A Kessler, director of oil on Dutch Indies, dies at 46

1908-05-26

Mirza Ghulam Ahmad, Indies theologist (Ahmadiyya motion), dies at 69

1908-09-03

Cornelis Pijnacker Hordijk, gov-gen (Dutch East-Indies), dies

1924-07-10

Johannes B van Heutsz, gov-gen of Dutch Indies (1904-09), dies at 73

1935-02-28

Alexander W F Idenburg, gov-gen of Neth Indies (1909-16), dies at 73

1938-04-21

Muhammad Iqbal, Brt E Indies lawyer/Pakistan national hero, dies at 65

1941-10-13

GJ Berenschot, general/supreme commander Dutch East Indies army, dies

1941-10-18

Dirk Fock, governor-general van/of Neth-Indies 1921-6, dies at 83

1955-05-17

Leslie Hylton, cricketer (West Indies quickie 1939), hung for murder

1956-04-19

Leon N H Jungschlaeger, head milt intelligence Neth-Indies, dies at 52

1957-04-24

Andries CD de Graeff, gov-gen of Neth Indies (1926-31), dies at 84

1957-05-21

Edwin St Hill, cricketer (two Tests for West Indies 1930-31), dies

1958-02-18

Herbert Ravenel Sass, Anne of the Indies

1961-02-23

Wilf Ferguson, cricket leg spinner (34 wickets for West Indies), dies

1963-11-22

Bikram Singh, Indies Lt-General (Kashmir), dies

1963-11-22

Daulet Singh, Indies Lt-General, dies

1963-11-22

NKD Nanavati, Indies general-major (WW II), dies

1970-09-06

Gerard Smithson, cricketer (Eng batsman against W Indies 1948), dies

1978-08-16

Alidius WL Tjarda van Stachouwer, gov-gen of Neth Indies, dies at 90

1979-04-02

Ivan Barrow, cricketer (11 Tests for West Indies 1930-39), dies

1982-01-03

Derek Sealy, cricketer (West Indies 1930-39), dies

1984-06-05

Jarnail Singh Bhindranwale, Indies Sikh leader

1985-07-25

Hera Sonkur, Anne of the Indies

1986-08-29

Ellis Achong, cricketer (West Indies 1933-35, "chinaman"), dies

1993-05-05

Balak Brahmachari, [Marxist Godman], Indies guru, dies at 73

1993-11-29

JRD Tata, Indies industrialist (Air-India), dies at 89

1994-08-25

Ramdas Nayak, Indies hindu leader/politician, murdered at about 52

1996-10-11

Keith Boyce, cricketer (West Indies all-rounder 1969-76), dies of chronic cirrhosis of the liver at 53

1999-11-04

Malcolm Marshall, Barbadian West Indies cricketer (b. 1958)

1999-11-04

Malcolm Marshall, World Cup Match 17: South Africa vs West Indies

2006-08-26

Clyde Walcott, Barbadian West Indies cricketer (b. 1926)

2013-10-04

Ulric Cross, Hello! West Indies

2016-02-17

Former West Indies cricketer Andy Ganteaume dies aged 95

2016-05-12

Veteran West Indies cricket commentator Tony Cozier dies, aged 75


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