Hamilton, NZ in History

Historical Events

  • 1981-07-25 Anti-apartheid protesters in Hamilton, New Zealand, force the cancellation of a rugby test between New Zealand's All Blacks and South Africa‚Äôs Springboks by invading the pitch during the game.
  • 1991-02-22 Test Cricket debut of Sanath Jayasuriya, vs NZ at Hamilton

Famous Birthdays

  • 1942-04-22 Denis Lill, New Zealand-born British actor (Only Fools and Horses), born in Hamilton, New Zealand
  • 1960-09-09 Christopher Sherratt White, New Zealand rower (Olympics-96), born in Hamilton, New Zealand
  • 1961-12-09 Ian Andrew Wright, New Zealand rower (Olympics-96), born in Hamilton, New Zealand
  • 1966-08-13 Glenn Donald Hamilton, New Zealand beach volleyball player (Olympics-96), born in Hamilton, New Zealand
  • 1968-06-21 Alastair Campbell Mackintosh, New Zealand coxless rower (Olympics-96), born in Hamilton, New Zealand
  • 1969-03-19 Scott Alexander Brownlee, New Zealand coxless rower (Olympics-96), born in Hamilton, New Zealand
  • 1969-04-03 Reid Hayston, New Zealand beach volleyball player (Olympics-96), born in Hamilton, New Zealand
  • 1972-10-19 Glen Anthony Mitchell, New Zealand road race cyclist (Olympics-96), born in Hamilton, New Zealand
  • 1980-02-18 Alison Rachel Fitch, New Zealand swimmer (Olympics-96), born in Hamilton, New Zealand