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1066 People walk the length of the main tunnel  +
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135 round boxing match between Fred Whiteman and Mr. Neves  +
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200 incendiary bombs dropped by German Bombers targetting Broomgrove Power Station  +
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2nd Position Battery of 2nd Cinque Ports Auxiliary Volunteers drill hall constructed  +
A
Air Raid - Bexleigh Avenue  +
Air Raid - The Green/Tower Road area  +
Air Raid on Linton Crescent and All Saints Street - no bombs exploded  +
Air Raid targetting Ore Tunnel & Batchelor's Bump  +
Air raid hitting Whitefriars Rd, Priory Road and Cricket Ground  +
Air raid in Alexandra Park/Mount Pleasant area - none of the bombs exploded in the park  +
Air raids targetting Hastings Station and Queens Road Gas Works  +
Aldborough Road hit by German bomb  +
Alfred Road hit by enemy bombs  +
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All Star Gala reopening following £1M refurbishment  +
B
Annual Game Dinner at the Royal Oak  +
Armed conflict between smugglers and preventivemen on Marine Parade  +
Arrival of Napoleon III to Hastings under an assumed name of Col. Elliott  +
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Arson attack on Hastings Pier  +
A
Attack on train approaching Hastings Station  +
B
Baron Douglas Collision and grounding  +
A
Bedford Arms destroyed by air raids which also hit the Cricket Ground, Wallinger's Walk and Wellington Road  +
Bexhill Road and Seaside Road hit by enemy bombs  +
Bomb explodes in Filsham Road  +
Bomb explodes in Priory Road, killing E. Leslie Badham and his daughter  +
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Bombing of the Swan Hotel  +
A
Bombs hit Boyne Road and Berlin Road  +
M
Boys school closed  +
A
Broomgrove Power Station and Burtons St Leonards hit by enemy bombs  +
Childrens ward at the RESH damaged by air raid hitting White Rock Gardens  +
B
Demonstration by the 'Fire King' of Chemico-physical and gymnastics at Pelham Arcade  +
A
Destruction of Albany Hotel  +
B
Duke of Wellington revisits Hastings, staying at the Castle Hotel  +
A
Ecclesbourne Glen hit by german bombs  +
B
Elizabeth Mason Children's Ward opened  +
A
Elphinstone Avenue hit by German bomber  +
Fairlight Place attacked by German raiders  +
Fairlight, West St Leonards and Buckshole attacked in three air raids  +
B
Fall of cliff between Castle Street and Breeds Place  +
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Fifty-eight days of snow  +
A
Filsham Road hit in enemy action  +
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Fire at Breed's "London Warehouse"  +
M
Fire at Mastins  +
A
First Aquatic Carnival  +
B
First St. Leonards Yacht Regatta  +
A
First V1 flying bomb explodes near Bexhill Road  +
S
First child born in St. Leonards  +
B
First coaches to meet the train at Tunbridge Wells  +
A
Fishing Boat strafed by German aircraft  +
B
Formation of 'Night Watch' with 160 citizens to prevent robberies  +
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Foundation Stone laid  +
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Foundation Stone laid by HRH Princess Elizabeth  +
B
Foundation Stone of St. Matthew's Church laid  +
R
Foundation stone laid by John Ward  +
G
Foundation stone laid of the East Sussex Hospital  +
B
Foundation stone of Norman Road schoolroom laid  +
A
Foundering of the Amsterdam at Bulverhythe  +
P
Fountain first turned on by Mayor Cecil Barfoot.  +
A
Gensing Road, Clyde Road and Woodland Vale Road hit by 5 German Bombs  +
G
George Street Gas Explosion  +
A
Glyne Gap Gasworks attacked by German bombers  +
B
Grand Concert at Hare and Hounds  +
Ground purchased from the Eversfield Estate for £300 to be utilised for the construction of a General Infirmary at White Rock  +
M
Grounding of The Midge  +
S
Grounding of the U118  +
A
Halton School destroyed by air raid  +
Havelock Road, York Buildings and some allotments hit in air raid  +
R
Held until 1862  +
Held until 1862  +
B
Highest tide of 19th Century  +
A
Incendiary bombing of St Margaret's Road  +
B
Inquisition into the America Ground at the George Hotel, Battle  +
A
Kites Farm and Harley Shute Road attacked by German aircraft  +
B
Landing of 300 tubs of contraband at Camber  +
T
Last Trolleybus runs  +
B
Launch of Lord Chesterfield's Cutter  +
Launch of Revenue Cutter 'The Bee'  +
C
Launch of the Cinque Ports' Chronicle  +
B
Launch of the Diligence cutter from Ransom and Ridley's Shipyard  +
R
Launch of the Prince George  +
B
Lease agreed for Ecclesbourne Waterworks  +
A
London-bound train attacked  +
P
Loss of the Pelican  +
Loss of the Pioneer  +
Y
Major Rock-fall destroying one room  +
A
Marine Court damaged by enemy bombs  +
Markwick Terrace targetted with 14 bombs dropped  +
Most destructive air raid occurs on the town with the loss of the Albany and Swan Hotels  +
Municipal Hospital and Royal East Sussex attacked with high explosive and incendiary bombs  +
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Napoleon III arrives in Hastings under an alias  +
Napoleon III arrives in St. Leonards  +
Napoleon III leaves Hastings  +
Napoleon III leaves St. Leonards  +
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Nerissa Wreck  +
A
Nos 182-186 Bohemia Road (Magdalen Terrace) destroyed by enemy action  +
B
Notice to quit the 'America Ground' served  +
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Obtained Letters of Marque  +
H
Old Bank shuts its doors leaving many owed money  +
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Opening  +
A
Opening of Albany Hotel  +
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Opening of Hotel  +
B
Opening of Library  +
Opening of St Mary Magdalen New Schools  +
Opening of St Mary in the Castle  +
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Opening of St. Mary in the Castle Church  +
B
Opening of a Co-Operative store in Winding Street with 160 members  +
D
Opening of the Empire Theatre of Varieties  +
B
Opening of the Harold Hotel  +
A
Plaza Cinema hit in air raid - 14 casualties  +
H
Post-covid 19 re-opening of pier  +
B
Queen Victoria Coronation Festival and Parade  +
Queen Victoria's royal yacht pauses off-shore to view the house she holidayed in during 1834-5  +
H
Re-opening following rebuild  +
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Re-opening following renovations  +
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Removal of St. Leonards Arch  +
O
Return of Commandos from the failed operation Bristle  +
C
Robbery at Customs House  +
A
Roofs at Bexhill Road damaged in German attack  +
B
Sea freezes at Hastings and St. Leonards  +
Seizure of 55 packages of contraband, a fishing boat, three men and two boys whilst smuggling  +
Seizure of a boat, five men and 106 smuggled tubs of spirits  +
Seizure of a smugglers boat loaded with tobacco  +
Seizure of fishing boat by Watchmen  +
Seizure of the 'Dove' and 35 tubs of spirits  +
Seizure of the 'Fox' with two men and 26 casks of spirits  +
Seizure of the 'Rose' caught smuggling 115 tubs of brandy  +
Seizure of the pleasure yacht Atlanta  +
A
Shear Barn farmhouse hit by V1 causing last civilian casualty in WW2  +
B
Sir Frederick Baker killed by the sweeps of a windmill owned by Edward Milward  +
A
St Columbia's Church and Pevensey Road hit by German bombs  +
St Johns Church, Christ Church (Ore), Moscow and Alfred Road hit by German bombs  +
St Leonards Church destroyed by V1 flying bomb. This is the last damage recorded during WW2  +
St Leonards Pier hit by enemy bombs  +
St Leonards targetted in air raid  +
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Stay of Louis Phillipe post-French rebellion of 1848  +
A
Stockleigh Road hit by enemy bombers  +
S
Storm drain filled, resulting in 3 miles of the A259 being closed  +
Storm of Nov. 1881  +
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T. C. Pfluger Grounding  +
B
Three day Bazaar to raise funds for a General Infirmary  +
A
Tilekiln Lane hit by enemy bombers  +
Tip and Run raid on Silverhill leads to destruction of St Matthews School and 38 casualties  +
Town Centre, St Georges Road and Falaise road hit by enemy machine gun fire  +
Town machine-gunned by German aircraft  +
Town strafed by German Raiders  +
B
Tub races between the Battery and Beach Cottages  +
A
Two bombs land on West Hill between George Street and Wellington Road  +
S
Unveiling of Statue  +
A
Upper Broomgrove Road hit by bombs, possibly targetting Ore Station/Broomgrove Power Station  +
V1 explodes at Old Church Road  +
V1 explodes near Ledsham Avenue  +
Vicarage of Emmanuel Church destroyed  +
West Marina Railway Station attacked by German aircraft  +
West St Leonards to Warrior Square hit by string of seven bombs  +
B
Wreck of the John and Mary of Sunderland, resulting in the death of the captain's wife and four children  +
A
upper Queens Road, Nelson Road, Milward Road & St Mary's Terrace hit by string of bombs  +