This Months Events

From Historical Hastings

Events that happened in this month

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

Air Raids17Town Centre, St Georges Road and Falaise road hit by enemy machine gun fire1942
Air Raids3Vicarage of Emmanuel Church destroyed1942
Albany Hotel23Destruction of Albany Hotel1943
Alfred D. Womersley (1837-1896)
Anne Isabella Eversfield (1816-1902)
Baltimore Wreck161872
Bottle Alley12Opening of Bottle Alley by the Marquis of Reading1934
Brett Volume 1: Chapter II - Hastings 1828-18299135 round boxing match between Fred Whiteman and Mr. Neves1828
Brett Volume 1: Chapter II - Hastings 1828-182926Grand Concert at Hare and Hounds1828
Brett Volume 1: Chapter II - Hastings 1828-18297Seizure of 55 packages of contraband, a fishing boat, three men and two boys whilst smuggling1828
Brett Volume 3: Chapter XXVII - St. Leonards 184223First coaches to meet the train at Tunbridge Wells1842
Brett Volume 4: Chapter XLVI - Hastings 18515Lease agreed for Ecclesbourne Waterworks1851
Charles Hay Frewen (1813-1878)
Charles William Chapman (1865-1939)
Customs House Raid 27 May 182727Robbery at Customs House1827
Edmund Strickland (1806-1897)
Elizabeth Breeds (1852-1915)
Empire Day241916
Fishermans Museum17Opening1956
George Jonathan Mills (1820-1903)
George Woods (1832-1954)
Herbert Dorman (1864-1935)
John Parkin (1803-1887)
Malcolm Mitchell (1895-1976)
Mary Amy Thomas (1856-1919)
Princess Elizabeth Visit181951
Royal Victoria Hotel22Stay of Louis Phillipe post-French rebellion of 18481850
St Johns Church18Foundation Stone laid by HRH Princess Elizabeth1951
Swan Hotel23Bombing of the Swan Hotel1943
Thomas Brandon Brett (1816-1906)
Thomas Breeds (1852-1931)
Trolleybus13Last Trolleybus runs1959
Visits of Napoleon22Napoleon III arrives in St. Leonards1850
White Rock Pavilion19All Star Gala reopening following £1M refurbishment1985
William Diplock (1810-1866)
Winifred Cossum (1735-1834)

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