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Wellington - Notable Historical Events

Arthur WellesleyJan 19, 1812

NapoleonJun 18, 1815

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Wellington - Historical Events
Date Event
1812-01-19

Peninsular War: After a ten day siege, Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington, orders British soldiers of the Light and third divisions to storm Ciudad Rodrigo.

1812-07-22

Duke of Wellington defeats French at Battle of Salamanca, Spain

1812-08-12

Duke of Wellington's troops enter Madrid

1812-10-22

Duke of Wellington seizes Burgos, Spain

1815-06-18

Battle of Waterloo; Napoleon and France defeated by British forces under Wellington and Prussian troops under Blucher

1827-01-17

Duke of Wellington appointed British supreme commander

1830-09-15

Duke of Wellington opens Liverpool & Manchester Railway

1840-01-22

New Zealand Company settlers arrive aboard the Aurora at Te Whanganui a Tara, which becomes Port Nicholson, Wellington

1852-11-18

State funeral of Duke of Wellington (St Paul's Cathedral, London)

1865-07-26

The capital of New Zealand moves from Auckland to Wellington

1869-11-16

Hamiora Pere is hanged at the Terrace Gaol, Wellington and is the only New Zealander to have been executed after being convicted of treason

1908-08-07

The first train to travel the length of New Zealand's North Island 'main trunk line', leaves Wellington

1910-03-02

2 trains crash in snow storm in Wellington Washington, 118 die

1930-01-24

J E Mills scores 117 on Test Cricket debut, NZ v England, Wellington

1937-12-23

First flight of the Vickers Wellington bomber.

1953-03-07

Jackie McGlew scores 255* v NZ at Wellington

1953-12-24

Wellington-Auckland (NZ) express train swept away in flood kills 166

1968-04-10

Ferry Wahine sinks in Wellington harbour, New Zealand on route from Lyttelton (51 killed)

1973-02-02

Test Cricket debut of Richard John Hadlee, NZ v Pakistan, Wellington

1974-03-01

Ian & Greg Chappell make 264 partnership v NZ cricket at Wellington

1982-02-26

Test Cricket debut of Martin Crowe, v Australia Wellington, run out 9

1991-02-02

Aravinda De Silva scores 267 v NZ at Wellington

1995-02-14

Wellington 2-498d & 4-475 beat Canterbury 496 & 2-476d

1996-03-03

Auckland beat Wellington by 9 wickets to win Shell Trophy Final

2004-11-11

New Zealand Tomb of the Unknown Warrior dedicated at the National War Memorial, Wellington.

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Wellington - Notable Birthdays

Arthur WellesleyMay 1, 1769

Katherine MansfieldOct 14, 1888

Michael KingDec 15, 1945

Russell CroweApr 7, 1964

Wellington - Birthdays
Date Event
1769-05-01

Arthur Wellesley, Duke of Wellington and British Prime Minister (Tory) (1828-30)

1813-12-24

Henry Wellington Greatorex, composer

1879-12-09

Wellington A. Playter, The Wicked Darling

1887-04-03

Wellington Cross, The Grey Parasol

1888-10-14

Katherine Mansfield (Katherine Mansfield Beauchamp Murry), Wellington New Zealand, short story writer (Aloe, Garden Party)

1903-01-17

Wellington Honn, Spencer's Mountain

1915-07-02

8th duke of Wellington, English large landowner/multi-millionaire

1916-08-14

Wellington Mara, Co-Owner of the New York Giants (d. 2005)

1916-08-14

Wellington Mara, Best Owners

1921-02-06

Bob Scott [Robert], Wellington, NZ, Ruby player (All Black, 1946-54), (d. 2012)

1930-04-18

Clive Revill, Wellington NZ, actor (Legend of Hell House)

1937-06-01

Colleen McCullough, Wellington, Australian author (Tim, Indecent Obsession)

1945-12-15

Michael King, Wellington, New Zealand historian and author (Penguin History of New Zealand)

1946-03-29

Richard Holmes, Wellington: The Iron Duke

1953-9-08

Wellington Amaral Jr., O Assalto

1954-01-01

Helen Wellington-Lloyd, Jubilee

1959-11-14

Valerie Wellington, Great Balls of Fire!

1962-07-25

Paulo Rosa, Lines of Wellington

1963-06-04

Klemens Niklaus Trenkle, The Wellington

1964-04-07

Russell Crowe, Wellington, New Zealand, Australian/New Zealand actor (A Beautiful Mind, Gladiator)

1966-9-07

Miguel Borges, Lines of Wellington

1968-08-08

Matthew Lane, Wellington NZ, Nike golfer (1991 S Australian Open-4th)

1970-11-09

Chantal Brunner, Wellington NZ, long jumper (Olympics-96)

1971-08-18

Jonathan David Winter, Wellington NZ, 100m backstroker (Olympics-96)

1973-02-23

Wellington Muniz, Tudo pela Audiência

1975-05-02

Murray William Burdan, Wellington NZ, swimmer (Olympics-96)

1975-08-09

Mathew James Coad, Wellington NZ, 100m/200m runner (Olympics-96)

1977-02-18

Chrissie Wellington, British triathlete

1978-05-06

Nuno Lopes, Lines of Wellington

1978-07-05

Thomas G. Wellington, Straight Right

1978-10-17

Fernando Wellington, História de Amor

1982-05-21

Ma'a Nonu, Wellington, New Zealand rugby union player and All Black (2003-)

1982-06-22

Soraia Chaves, Lines of Wellington

1983-11-15

Franco Zilli, The Wellington

1989-04-16

Victória Guerra, Lines of Wellington

1992-06-05

Wellington Gonçalves, Cansados

Wellington - Notable Deaths

Arthur WellesleySep 14, 1852

Wellington - Deaths
Date Event
1852-09-14

Arthur Wellesley, Duke of Wellington and British Prime Minister (Tory) (1828-30) dies at 83

1858-09-10

Henry Wellington Greatorex, composer, dies at 44

1937-07-15

Wellington A. Playter, The Wicked Darling

1975-10-12

Wellington Cross, The Grey Parasol

1993-01-02

Valerie Wellington, Great Balls of Fire!

1998-02-23

Wellington Honn, Spencer's Mountain

2005-10-25

Wellington Mara, Best Owners

2011-04-30

Richard Holmes, Wellington: The Iron Duke

2016-08-25

Veteran Wellington broadcaster Justin du Fresne dies aged 74


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