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Henry VIIIFeb 18, 1503

Charles IIFeb 5, 1649

GandhiFeb 26, 1910

Amelia EarhartJun 18, 1928

Winston ChurchillAug 4, 1941

Brett HullJan 18, 1992

Elton JohnOct 21, 1997

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Wales - Historical Events
Date Event
1282-12-11

Llywelyn ab Gruffydd/Llywelyn the Last (b. c.1228), the last native Prince of Wales, is killed at Cilmeri, near Builth Wells, south Wales. Reigned from 1259

1283-10-03

Dafydd ap Gruffydd, prince of Gwynedd in Wales, becomes the first person executed by being hanged, drawn and quartered.

1284-03-03

Statute of Rhuddlan incorporated the Principality of Wales into England

1301-02-07

Edward of Caernarion (later Edward II) becomes first (English) prince of Wales

1400-09-16

Owain Glyndŵr is declared Prince of Wales by his followers.

1485-08-07

Henry Tudor's (Henry VII to be) army lands in Milford Haven, South Wales

1503-02-18

Henry Tudor created Prince of Wales (later Henry VIII)

1649-02-05

Prince of Wales proclaimed King Charles II of Great Britian by Covenanter Parliament of Scotland

1682-09-14

Bishop Gore School, one of the oldest schools in Wales, founded.

1707-05-01

England, Wales & Scotland form United Kingdom of Great Britain

1737-07-31

Prince Frederick of Wales escapes English court

1770-04-20

Captain Cook arrives in New South Wales

1778-08-09

Captain Cook reaches Cape Prince of Wales, Bering straits

1788-01-26

Captain Arthur Phillip and British colonists hoist the English flag at Sydney Cove, New South Wales, now celebrated as Australia Day

1797-02-22

The Last Invasion of Britain by the French, begins near Fishguard, Wales.

1804-02-21

1st locomotive, Richard Trevithick's, runs for 1st time, in Wales

1804-03-04

The Battle of Vinegar Hill, colony of New South Wales (Australia), when Irish convicts (some of whom had been involved in Ireland's Battle of Vinegar Hill in 1798) led the colony's only significant convict uprising.

1815-05-16

The Governor of New South Wales, Lachlan Macquarie, officially names the town of Blackheath in the upper Blue Mountains.

1826-01-30

The Menai Suspension Bridge, considered the world's first modern suspension bridge, connecting the Isle of Anglesey to the north West coast of Wales is opened.

1840-05-22

The transporting of British convicts to the New South Wales colony is abolished.

1841-05-03

New Zealand proclaimed a colony independent of New South Wales

1850-03-05

The Britannia Bridge across the Menai Strait between the Isle of Anglesey and the mainland of Wales is opened.

1859-06-06

Australia: Queensland is established as a separate colony from New South Wales (Queensland Day).

1859-10-26

The Royal Charter is wrecked on the coast of Anglesey, north Wales with 459 dead.

1860-09-20

First British royalty to visit US, Prince of Wales (later King Edward VII)

1861-05-13

The Great Comet of 1861 is discovered by John Tebbutt of Windsor, New South Wales, Australia.

1863-07-06

Northern Territory passes from New South Wales to South Australia

1872-03-11

Construction of the Seven Sisters Colliery, South Wales, begins; located on one of the richest coal sources in Britain.

1872-10-19

World's largest gold nugget (215 kg) found in New South Wales

1876-03-25

Glasgow 1st soccer match Scotland-Wales (4-0)

1880-04-24

Amateur Athletic Association, governing body for men's athletics in England & Wales, is founded in Oxford, England

1884-09-04

Britain ends its policy of penal transportation to New South Wales in Australia.

1890-03-04

The longest bridge in the Great Britain, the Forth Bridge (railway) (1,710 ft) in Scotland is opened by the Prince of Wales, who later became King Edward VII.

1890-11-04

Prince of Wales opens first underground station at Stockwell, South London

1895-11-05

Edward, Prince of Wales, says "We are all Socialists nowadays"

1896-01-16

Defeat of Cymru Fydd at South Wales Liberal Federation AGM, Newport, Monmouthshire.

1900-04-04

Assassination attempt on Prince of Wales, later British King Edward VII when shot by Jean-Baptiste Sipido in protest over Boer war

1900-04-05

Attempted assassination of Edward, Prince of Wales in Brussels, fails

1901-01-08

New South Wales score 918 all out vs South Australia in 560 minutes

1901-05-24

Seventy-eight miners die in the Caerphilly pit disaster in South Wales.

1903-08-15

The New Zealand All Blacks play their first Rugby Test Match against Australia's Wallabies at the Sydney Cricket Ground in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia; New Zealand wins, 22-3

1906-09-12

The Newport Transporter Bridge is opened in Newport, South Wales by Viscount Tredegar.

1908-04-20

Opening day of competition of the New South Wales Rugby League.

1910-02-26

Gandhi supports the African People's Organisations resolution to declare the day of arrival of the Prince of Wales in South Africa as a day of mourning in protest against the South Africa Acts disenfranchisement of Indians, Coloureds and Africans in the upcoming Union of South Africa

1920-04-01

The (Anglican) Church in Wales disestablished

1928-06-18

American aviator Amelia Earhart becomes the 1st woman to fly across the Atlantic Ocean landing at Burry Port, Wales

1934-09-22

An explosion takes place at Gresford Colliery in Wales, leading to the deaths of 266 miners and rescuers.

1941-01-02

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

1941-08-04

Winston Churchill departs on Prince of Wales to US

1941-12-10

British battleship Prince of Wales sinks off Singapore

1942-06-23

World War II: Germany's latest fighter, a Focke-Wulf FW190 is captured intact when it mistakenly lands at RAF Pembrey in Wales.

1955-12-20

Cardiff is proclaimed the capital city of Wales

1958-08-18

Great Britain issues regional stamps (N Ireland, Scotland & Wales)

1965-12-12

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

1966-10-21

144 die as a coal waste landslide engulfed a school in Aberfan, South Wales

1967-08-25

The Beatles go to Wales to study transcendental meditation with Maharishi Mahesh Yogi

1969-07-01

Charles Philip Arthur George invested as Prince of Wales

1969-12-18

House of Lords votes to abolish the death penalty in England, Wales and Scotland (Northern Ireland 25 July 1973)

1970-05-23

A fire breaks out in the Britannia Bridge over the Menai Straits in north Wales contributing to its partial destruction and causing approximately £1,000,000 worth of fire damage.

1974-07-01

Monmouthshire renamed Gwent & becomes part of Wales

1975-01-21

28th NHL All-Star Game: Wales beat Campbell 7-1 at Montreal

1976-01-20

29th NHL All-Star Game: Wales beat Campbell 7-5 at Phila

1977-02-04

30th NHL All-Star Game: Wales beat Campbell 4-3 at Vancouver

1978-01-24

31st NHL All-Star Game: Wales beat Campbell 3-2 (OT) at Buffalo

1979-08-14

Rainbow seen in Northern Wales for a 3 hours duration

1980-02-05

32nd NHL All-Star Game: Wales beat Campbell 6-3 at Detroit

1981-02-10

33rd NHL All-Star Game: Campbell beat Wales 4-1 at LA

1982-02-09

34th NHL All-Star Game: Wales beat Campbell 4-2 at Washington

1983-02-08

35th NHL All-Star Game: Campbell beat Wales 9-3 at NY Islander

1983-04-26

Bruins 2-Isles 5-Wales Conference Championship-Isles hold 1-0 lead

1983-04-28

Bruins 4-Isles 1-Wales Conference Championship-Series tied 1-1

1983-04-30

Bruins 3-Isles 7-Wales Conference Championship-Isles hold 2-1 lead

1983-05-03

Bruins 3-Isles 8-Wales Conference Championship-Isles hold 3-1 lead

1983-05-05

Bruins 5-Isles 1-Wales Conference Championship-Isles hold 3-2 lead

1983-05-07

Bruins 4-Isles 8-Wales Conference Championship-Isles win series 4-2

1984-01-31

36th NHL All-Star Game: Wales beat Campbell 7-6 at NJ

1984-06-08

Homosexuality is declared legal in the state of New South Wales, Australia.

1985-02-12

37th NHL All-Star Game: Wales beat Campbell 6-4 at Calgary

1986-02-04

38th NHL All-Star Game: Wales beat Campbell 4-3 (OT) at Hartford

1988-02-09

39th NHL All-Star Game: Wales beat Campbell 6-5 (OT) at St Louis

1989-02-01

Diana, Princess of Wales visits NYC

1989-02-07

40th NHL All-Star Game: Campbell beat Wales 9-5 at Edmonton

1989-05-07

Mark Merrony (Wales) cycles for 30 mins in Nepal at 21,030 feet

1990-01-21

41st NHL All-Star Game: Wales beat Campbell 12-7 at Pittsburgh

1990-02-06

Steve Briers of Wales recited the entire lyrics of Queen's album "A Night At The Opera" in 9 minutes & 58.44 seconds backwards!

1991-01-19

42nd NHL All-Star Game: Campbell beat Wales 11-5 at Chicago

1992-01-18

43rd NHL All-Star Game: Campbell beat Wales 10-6 at Phila

1992-01-18

NHL All Star Game - Campbell-10, Wales-6 (Brett Hull, MVP) at Philadelphia

1993-02-06

44th NHL All-Star Game: Wales beat Campbell 16-6 at Montreal

1993-03-30

New South Wales beat Qld by eight wkts to win Sheffield Shield

1995-11-20

Diana, Pricess of Wales, admits she cheated on Prince Charles in a TV interview

1996-09-22

4th Solheim Cup: US beats Europe 17-11 at St Pierre Wales

1997-07-30

Eighteen lives are lost in the Thredbo Landslide in New South Wales, Australia.

1997-08-31

Diana, Princess of Wales, dies in a car crash in a road tunnel, Paris

1997-09-06

Funeral of Diana, Princess of Wales

1997-09-18

Voters in Wales vote yes (50.3%) in a referendum on Welsh autonomy.

1997-10-21

Elton John's tribute to Diana, Princess of wales, breaks world record, 318 million dist

2002-10-27

The ITV Network aired a constant regional service for the last time in England and Wales, but LWT lost its identity completely. All companies (except UTV, Channel, Scottish TV & Grampian TV) formed the national ITV1 with regional references only before regional programmes.

2003-01-31

The Waterfall rail accident occurs near Waterfall, New South Wales, Australia.

2007-03-24

The Australian Labor Party is reinstated after the New South Wales state elections.

2007-06-08

Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia is hit by the State's worst storms and flooding in 30 years resulting in the death of nine people and the grounding of trade ship, the MV Pasha Bulker.

2007-07-01

Smoking in England is banned in all public indoor spaces: with the ban already in force in Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland, this means it is illegal to smoke in indoor public places anywhere in the UK. Australia implements a similar ban.

2008-12-08

Kirsty Williams elected as Leader of the Welsh Liberal Democrats. The first female leader of a political party in Wales.

2009-07-18

Five members of one family are found murdered at Epping, New South Wales.

2011-03-30

The global credit information group Experian highlight in a report that the economic recovery for Wales is slower than the rest of the UK, stating a forecasted growth of 1.6% per year over the next decade as compared to 2.2% for the rest of the United Kingdom

2012-02-04

Tens of thousands of people are stranded by floods in the Australian states of New South Wales and Queensland

2012-03-17

Wales defeat France to record their eleventh Grand Slam in the Six Nations Championship

2012-03-22

Australia's most wanted man, Malcolm Naden, is captured after seven years on the run in Gloucester, New South Wales

2016-07-02

Wales Stuns Belgium 3-1 at European Championship

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Wales - Notable Birthdays

BradmanAug 27, 1908

Rod TaylorJan 11, 1930

Ken FollettJun 5, 1949

Diana SpencerJul 1, 1961

Steve ElkingtonDec 8, 1962

Catherine Zeta JonesSep 25, 1969

Wales - Birthdays
Date Event
40-06-13

Gnaeus Julius Agricola, Roman general and Governor of Britain, conquered Wales and Northern England

1239-06-17

Edward I, King of England (1272-1307) subdued Wales, expelled Jews from England

1330-06-15

Edward, the black prince, prince of Wales (1343-1376)

1486-09-20

Arthur, Prince of Wales, son of King Henry VII of England (d. 1502)

1719-11-30

Augusta of Saxe-Gotha, Princess of Wales (d. 1772)

1737-07-31

Princess Augusta Charlotte of Wales (d. 1813)

1738-10-11

Arthur Phillip, admiral/1st governor New-South Wales

1740-12-30

Princess Elizabeth Caroline of Wales (d. 1759)

1749-03-19

Princess Louisa Anne of Wales (d. 1768)

1751-07-11

Caroline Matilda of Wales, queen consort of Denmark and Norway (d. 1775)

1774-06-02

William Lawson, explorer of New South Wales, Australia (d. 1850)

1796-01-07

Princess Charlotte Augusta of Wales (d. 1817)

1839-04-18

Henry Clarence Kendall, New South Wales Australia, poet (Bell Birds)

1841-01-28

Henry Morton Stanley, Denbigh Wales, journalist and African explorer (found Livingstone in Africa) (d.1904)

1841-11-20

Wilfrid Laurier, Sir Wilfrid Laurier and the New South Wales Lancers

1850-05-01

Prince Arthur, H.R.H. The Prince of Wales Decorating the Monument of Champlain and Receiving Addresses of Welcome from the Mayor of Quebec, the Governor General of Canada and Vice President Fairbanks, Representative of the United States

1852-05-11

Charles W. Fairbanks, H.R.H. The Prince of Wales Decorating the Monument of Champlain and Receiving Addresses of Welcome from the Mayor of Quebec, the Governor General of Canada and Vice President Fairbanks, Representative of the United States

1867-05-13

Frank Brangwyn, Wales, painter/muralist/cartoonist (Willam Morris)

1871-04-20

William Henry Davies, Wales, poet (Autobiography of a Super Tramp)

1875-09-26

Edmund Gwenn, Wales, actor (Miracle on 34th Street)

1875-12-20

T F Powys, Wales, writer (Captain Patch, Goat Green)

1876-06-22

Gwen (Gwendolen) John, Haverfordwest, Wales, Welsh painter

1877-11-03

R. Ellis Wales, The Penitentes

1878-04-04

Ethel Wales, The Rag Man

1883-08-28

E E Clive, Monmouthshire Wales, actor (Night Must Fall, Dark Hour)

1888-06-14

Henry Wales, Confirm or Deny

1888-08-16

T E Lawrence Tremadoc, [Lawrence of Arabia], Wales, soldier/writer

1890-10-06

Faye Hamblin, The Outlaw Josey Wales

1893-01-15

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

1894-08-23

Gareth Hughes, Llanelly Wales, actor (Midnight Girl)

1897-12-31

Rhys Williams, Wales, actor (Nightmare, Okinawa, Cross My Heart)

1901-06-22

Naunton Wayne, Wales, actor (Quartet, Hidden Room, Double Confession)

1904-11-30

Philip Burton, Mountain Ash, Glamorganshire, Wales, director/acting teacher and mentor to Richard Burton

1905-01-03

Ray Milland, Neath Wales, actor (Lost Weekend-Acad Award 1945)

1905-02-28

Glyn Jones, Wales, novelist, poet and literary historian

1905-11-26

George Emlyn Williams, Wales, actor/playwright (David Copperfield)

1905-12-25

John Verros, The Outlaw Josey Wales

1906-06-25

Roger Livesey, Barry Wales, actor (Drums, Life & Death of Col Blimp)

1906-12-08

Richard Llewellyn, Wales, novelist (How Green Was My Valley)

1908-08-27

Donald [George] Bradman, Cootamundra New South Wales, Australian cricketer (6,996 runs)

1909-07-04

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

1909-08-14

Sonia Chernus, The Outlaw Josey Wales

1911-07-14

Lorraine Roberson, The Outlaw Josey Wales

1912-04-14

Cecil Higgins, The Outlaw Josey Wales

1912-05-30

Hugh Griffith, Wales, actor (Ben Hur, Mutiny on the Bounty, Oliver!)

1912-09-27

Mary Grierson, Bangor, Wales, botanical artist, (d. 2012)

1914-08-06

Madeleine Taylor Holmes, The Outlaw Josey Wales

1914-10-27

Dylan Thomas, Swansea Wales, poet (Child's Christmas in Wales)

1915-05-29

David Jenklins, librarian (National Library of Wales)

1916-05-24

Roden Cutler, Governor (New South Wales)

1918-04-23

Antony Craxton, Investiture of His Royal Highness Prince Charles as Prince of Wales and Earl of Chester

1920-10-31

Dick Francis, Wales, jockey/detective writer (Whip Hand, High Stakes)

1921-09-08

Harry Secombe, Swansea Wales, actor, singer and goon (Down Among the "Z" Men)

1922-11-16

Royal Dano, The Outlaw Josey Wales

1923-10-09

Keith Stafford, The Outlaw Josey Wales

1925-11-10

Richard Burton, South Wales, actor (Cleopatra, Virginia Woolf)

1925-11-24

Alun Owen, North Wales, writer (Hard Days Night)/actor (Servant)

1925-9-04

Forrest Carter, The Outlaw Josey Wales

1926-03-12

Freddie Williams, Port Talbot, Wales, motorcycle speedway rider (world champion, 1950, 1952), (d. 2013)

1926-12-18

Peggy Cummins, North Wales, actress (Curse of the Demon)

1927-02-08

Stanley Baker, Ferndale Wales, actor (Concrete Jungle, Zorro, Zulu)

1927-09-20

Rachel Roberts, Llanelly Wales, actress (Foul Play, Doctor's Wife)

1928-06-09

Geraint Gruffydd, director (U of Wales Centre for Welsh Studies)

1929-08-11

Alun Hoddinott, Bargoed Wales, composer (Floriture)

1930-01-11

Rod Taylor, Sydney, New South Wales, Australian actor (The Birds, Time Machine)

1931-02-03

Clay Tanner, The Outlaw Josey Wales

1932-12-22

Phil Woosnam, Powys, Wales, footballer (17 Caps) and manager, (d. 2013)

1933-04-22

John A Llewellyn, Cardiff Wales, astronaut

1933-04-29

Keith Baxter, South Wales, actor (Barretts at Wimpole Street)

1933-07-07

Richard Barth, The Outlaw Josey Wales

1933-08-20

William O'Connell, The Outlaw Josey Wales

1934-03-07

Art Rimdzius, The Outlaw Josey Wales

1935-01-28

John Davis Chandler, The Outlaw Josey Wales

1937-01-08

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

1937-02-10

Lord Justice Rose, former judge on the Court of Appeal of England and Wales

1937-08-14

Brian Curvis, Swansea, Wales, boxer, British welterweight champion (1960-1964), (d. 2012)

1939-03-08

Robert Tear, Barry Wales, tenor (Welsh Natl Opera 1970)

1939-07-17

Spencer Davis, Wales, vocalist (Spencer Davis Group-Gimme Some Lovin)

1940-08-31

Jack Thompson [John Payne], Sydney, New South Wales, Australian actor (Breaker Morant, The Man from Snowy River)

1942-02-01

Terry Jones, Colwyn Bay North Wales, comedian (Monty Python)

1942-03-28

Neil Kinnock, Tredegar, Wales, leader of the British opposition (Labour Party)

1942-05-21

David Hunt, Wales sec of state

1942-05-25

Ron Davies, Holywell, Wales, footballer (29 Welsh caps), (d. 2013)

1943-03-13

Cissy Wellman, The Outlaw Josey Wales

1944-04-08

Hywel Bennett, South Wales, actor (Family Way, Shelley)

1944-04-15

Dave Edmunds, Wales, singer/guitarist (Rockpile-Baby I Love You)

1944-05-28

Sondra Locke, The Outlaw Josey Wales

1946-03-21

Timothy Dalton, North Wales, actor (James Bond-Living Daylights)

1947-04-27

Pete Ham, Swansea Wales, rock vocalist (Badfinger-Come & Get It)

1948-03-04

Shakin' Stevens, [Mike Barrett], Wales, rocker (You Drive Me Crazy)

1948-05-07

Peter Wingfield, Wales, rocker/actor (Methos-Highlander)

1948-11-14

Charles Philip Arthur George (Prince Charles), Prince of Wales/Duke of Cornwall

1949-01-02

Chick Churchill, Wales, keyboardist (Ten Years After-I'm Going Home)

1949-03-12

Mike Gibbons, Swansea Wales, rock drummer (Badfinger)

1949-06-05

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

1949-06-30

Andrew Scott, Wales, rock guitarist (Sweet)

1950-05-03

Mary Hopkin, South Wales, singer (Those Were the Days)

1951-04-20

Geraint Wyn Davies, Wales, actor (Bury Me in Niagara, High Hopes)

1951-05-13

Rosie Boycott, Diana, Princess of Wales

1951-07-01

Trevor Eve, Wales, actor (Shadow Chasers)

1951-08-19

Geraldine Keams, The Outlaw Josey Wales

1957-10-19

Karl Wallingher, Prestatyn Wales, rocker (World Party)

1961-03-26

William Hague, Secretary of State for Wales

1961-07-01

Diana Spencer, Sandringham England, Princess of Wales, (d. 1997)

1962-01-05

J. Darin Wales, Plink

1962-12-08

Steve Elkington, Inverell New South Wales, Australian golfer (1995 PGA Championship)

1964-04-07

Helen Wadsworth, S Wales, golfer (Curtis Cup 1990)

1964-05-21

Annabel Schofield, Llanelli Wales, actress (Laurel Ellis-Dallas)

1965-06-19

Karen Davies, Wrexham N Wales, golfer (1991 PING-Cellular One-6th)

1966-08-07

Jimmy Wales, American internet entrepreneur

1966-08-08

Jimmy Wales, Page One: Inside the New York Times

1967-02-18

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

1968-07-27

Julian McMahon, Sydney, New South Wales, Australian actor (Nip/Tuck, Profiler)

1969-09-25

Catherine Zeta Jones, Swansea Wales, actress (Christopher Columbus)

1974-01-30

Christian Bale, Wales, actor (Empire of the Sun, Little Women)

1984-09-15

Henry Charles Albert David, Prince of Wales, 3rd in British succession

1995-9-29

Gary Wales, 2Late

Wales - Notable Weddings

Howard FloreyOct 19, 1926

Mel GibsonJun 7, 1980

Diana SpencerJul 29, 1981

Cate BlanchettDec 29, 1997

Russell CroweApr 7, 2003

Camilla Parker BowlesApr 9, 2005

Glenn McGrathNov 18, 2010

Wales - Weddings
Date Event
1863-03-10

Prince of Wales, Albert Edward (21) weds Princess Alexandra of Denmark (18) at Windsor Castle in St. George's chapel

1926-10-19

Pathologist Howard Florey (28) weds Ethel Reed at Holy Trinity Church in Paddington, New South Wales

1980-06-07

Actor Mel Gibson (24) weds Robyn Moore (24) in Forestville, New South Wales

1981-07-29

Charles, Prince of Wales weds Lady Diana Spencer at St Paul's Cathedral, London

1990-05-05

"Crocodile Dundee" actors Paul Hogan (50) weds Linda Kozlowski (32) at their newly built $3 million mansion at Faraway Possum Creek in New South Wales, Australia

1997-12-29

Actress Cate Blanchett (28) weds screenwriter Andrew Upton (31) at Blue Mountains National Park in New South Wales, Australia

2003-04-07

Academy Award "Gladiator" actor Russell Crowe (39) weds singer Danielle Spencer (32) at his 560-acre cattle farm in Nana Glen, New South Wales, Australia

2005-04-09

His Royal Highness Charles, Prince of Wales marries Camilla Parker Bowles

2005-06-18

"Queens Park Rangers" football striker Djibril Cisse (23) weds Jude Littler at Bodelwyddan Castle in Denbighshire, North Wales

2005-12-17

Australian country singer Kasey Chambers (29) weds singer-songwriter Shane Nicholson in Avoca, New South Wales

2005-12-22

"Ospreys" Rugby star Shane Williams (28) weds Gail Lacey at Twyn Church in Garnant, West Wales

2010-11-18

Cricketer Glenn McGrath (40) weds interior designer Sara Leonardi in Cronulla, New South Wales

Wales - Notable Deaths

Diana SpencerAug 31, 1997

Clive GrangerMay 27, 2009

Wales - Deaths
Date Event
589-03-01

Saint David, Patron Saint of Wales (b. 500)

1240-04-11

Llywelyn ab Iorwerth the Great, monarch of Wales (1194-1240), dies

1240-04-14

Llywelyn ap Iorwerth, Prince of Wales, dies

1283-10-03

Dafydd ap Gruffyd, last monarch of Gwynnedd (North-Wales), dies

1376-06-08

"Black Prince" of Wales, son of King Edward of England, dies at 46

1471-05-04

Edward of Westminster, Prince of Wales (killed in battle) (b. 1453)

1484-04-09

Edward of Middleham, Prince of Wales (b. 1473), son of Richard III King of England

1606-11-12

St. Nicholas Owen (martyr), one of the Forty Martyrs of England and Wales

1751-03-20

Frederick Louis, English prince of Wales/son of George I, dies

1771-02-08

Augusta von Saxen-Gotha, German prince Frederick Louis of Wales, dies

1814-08-31

Arthur Phillip, British admiral, first Governor of New South Wales (b. 1738)

1823-01-05

Major George Johnston, Lieutenant-Governor of New South Wales (b. 1764)

1850-06-16

William Lawson explorer of New South Wales, Australia (b. 1774)

1867-01-11

Sir Stuart Donaldson, first Premier of the Colony of New South Wales (b. 1812)

1918-06-04

Charles W. Fairbanks, H.R.H. The Prince of Wales Decorating the Monument of Champlain and Receiving Addresses of Welcome from the Mayor of Quebec, the Governor General of Canada and Vice President Fairbanks, Representative of the United States

1919-02-17

Wilfrid Laurier, Sir Wilfrid Laurier and the New South Wales Lancers

1942-01-16

Prince Arthur, H.R.H. The Prince of Wales Decorating the Monument of Champlain and Receiving Addresses of Welcome from the Mayor of Quebec, the Governor General of Canada and Vice President Fairbanks, Representative of the United States

1944-08-05

Maurice Turnbull, cricketer (England)/rugby (Wales), dies

1950-01-02

James Dooley, Premier of New South Wales (b. 1877)

1952-02-15

Ethel Wales, The Rag Man

1952-12-11

R. Ellis Wales, The Penitentes

1960-01-29

Henry Wales, Confirm or Deny

1979-06-07

Forrest Carter, The Outlaw Josey Wales

1982-03-24

Lorraine Roberson, The Outlaw Josey Wales

1985-01-11

Sir William McKell, Premier of New South Wales, Governor-General of Australia (b. 1891)

1987-12-18

Madeleine Taylor Holmes, The Outlaw Josey Wales

1990-06-29

Sonia Chernus, The Outlaw Josey Wales

1992-05-11

Cecil Higgins, The Outlaw Josey Wales

1994-05-15

Royal Dano, The Outlaw Josey Wales

1996-03-10

John Verros, The Outlaw Josey Wales

1997-08-31

Diana Spencer, Princess of Wales, dies in car crash in Paris at 36

1999-06-21

Antony Craxton, Investiture of His Royal Highness Prince Charles as Prince of Wales and Earl of Chester

2002-12-22

Clay Tanner, The Outlaw Josey Wales

2004-06-03

Frances Shand Kydd, mother of Diana, Princess of Wales (b. 1936)

2009-05-27

Clive Granger, Swansea, Wales, Welsh-born British economist, dies at 74

2010-02-16

John Davis Chandler, The Outlaw Josey Wales

2011-11-27

Gary Speed, Former Welsh international footballer and Wales national football team manager (b. 1969)

2013-09-05

Keith Stafford, The Outlaw Josey Wales


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