This Months Events

From Historical Hastings

Events that happened in this month[edit]

The following list, whilst in no measure complete is a 'snapshot' of various events that occurred in Hastings during the current month.

 DateDescriptionYear
Air Raids16First V1 flying bomb explodes near Bexhill Road1944
Alfred Burton (1802-1877)
Ann Wilson (1821-1899)
Baron Douglas14Baron Douglas Collision and grounding1952
Brett Volume 1: Chapter II - Hastings 1828-182922Seizure of the pleasure yacht Atlanta1828
Brett Volume 2: Chapter XX - Hastings 183828Queen Victoria Coronation Festival and Parade1838
Catherine A. McMullen (1906-1998)
Charles Amoore (1811-1887)
Edward Capel (1713-1781)
Gas Explosion 196311George Street Gas Explosion1963
Harry Boyd (1868-1954)
Hastings Old Bank26Old Bank shuts its doors leaving many owed money1857
Hastings Pier6Post-covid 19 re-opening of pier2020
Henry Cousins (1843-1928)
Henry Rider Haggard
James Inskipp (1766-1850)
Joseph Planta (1787–1847)
Mabelle Annie Brassey (1865-1927)
Nathaniel Crouch (1762-1841)
Operation Bristle4Return of Commandos from the failed operation Bristle1942
Pelham Fountain4Fountain first turned on by Mayor Cecil Barfoot.1960
Sir Howard Elphinstone, 2nd Baronet (1804–1893)
Sir Howard Warburton Elphinstone (1830–1917)
Susannah Breeds (1816-1859)
Visits of Napoleon5Napoleon III leaves St. Leonards1850
William A Evershed (1870-1936)
William Markwick (1739-1812)
Winifred Williams (1897-1980)

References[edit]