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 Raids12Alfred Road hit by enemy bombs1940
Air Raids30Plaza Cinema hit in air raid - 14 casualties1940
Air Raids10Air Raid - The Green/Tower Road area1940
Air Raids24West St Leonards to Warrior Square hit by string of seven bombs1942
Air Raids14Air Raid on Linton Crescent and All Saints Street - no bombs exploded1940
Air Raids20Air Raid targetting Ore Tunnel & Batchelor's Bump1940
Air Raids28Bexhill Road and Seaside Road hit by enemy bombs1940
Air Raids25St Leonards targetted in air raid1940
Air Raids26upper Queens Road, Nelson Road, Milward Road & St Mary's Terrace hit by string of bombs1940
Air Raids22Air raid in Alexandra Park/Mount Pleasant area - none of the bombs exploded in the park1940
Air Raids23Halton School destroyed by air raid1940
Air Raids21Marine Court damaged by enemy bombs1942
Anna McNeill (1804-1881)
Augustin W. Langdon (1837-1887)
Bernard Montgomery12Winston Churchill and Montgomery receive the Winkle1955
Brett Volume 1: Chapter IV - Hastings 183030Sir Frederick Baker killed by the sweeps of a windmill owned by Edward Milward1830
Brett Volume 3: Chapter XXIX - St. Leonards 184312Queen Victoria's royal yacht pauses off-shore to view the house she holidayed in during 1834-51840
Brett Volume 6: Chapter LV - St. Leonards 185623Wreck of the John and Mary of Sunderland, resulting in the death of the captain's wife and four children1854
Brett Volume 8: Chapter LXIII - St. Leonards 186021Foundation Stone of St. Matthew's Church laid1860
Charles Eversfield (1683-1748)
Cinque Ports’ Chronicle8Launch of the Cinque Ports' Chronicle1838
Decimus Burton (1800-1881)
George Archibald Thorpe (1825-1896)
Julian Clifford (1877-1921)
Midge13Grounding of The Midge1861
Nicholas Wingfield (1715-1759)
Titus Oates (1649-1745)
Walter Mayo
Winston Churchill12Winston Churchill and Montgomery receive the Winkle1955

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