New South Wales in History (Part 2)

New South Wales: Newcastle - Sydney

Historical Events

Events 101 - 103 of 103

  • 2018-03-18 Bushfire in Tathra, New South Wales, Australia, destroys over 70 buildings
  • 2018-08-05 Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull declares "now we are a land of droughts" as 99% of New South Wales affected
  • 2018-08-08 Australia's most populous state New South Wales declared 100% in drought

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 101 - 200 of 228

  • 1947-03-15 David Colley, cricketer (NSW quickie, 3 Tests for Australia 1972)
  • 1947-06-23 Bryan Brown, actor (F/X, Gorillas in the Mist, Kim, Tai-Pan), born in Sydney, New South Wales
  • 1949-08-23 Rick Springfield, Australian singer (General Hospital, Jessie's Girl), born in Balmain, New South Wales, Australia
  • 1949-08-23 Rick Springfield [Richard Lewis Springthorpe], Australian singer and multi-instrumentalist (Zoot, Speak to the Sky), born in Guildford, New South Wales
  • 1949-12-14 Cliff Williams, Australian rock bassist (AC/DC-Highway to Hell), born in Sydney, New South Wales
  • 1950-05-02 Duncan Gay, Australian politician, Vice-President of the Executive Council (2014-17), born in Crookwell, New South Wales
  • 1950-07-23 Alan Turner, Australian cricket left-handed opener (World Cup ton 1975), born in Camperdown, New South Wales, Australia
  • 1950-08-19 Graeme Beard, cricketer (NSW medium-pace all-rounder 3 Tests 1980)
  • 1951-05-18 Rodger Davis, Australian golfer, born in Sydney, New South Wales
  • 1951-06-26 Gary Gilmour, Australian cricket all-rounder (1973-77), born in Waratah, New South Wales
  • 1951-07-31 Evonne Goolagong Cawley, Australian tennis player (7 Grand Slam singles titles), born in Barellan, NSW
  • 1951-12-22 Jan Stephenson, Australian golfer (3-time LPGA major winner), born in Sydney, New South Wales
  • 1952-03-20 Geoff Brabham, Australian auto racer (IMSA GT Championship 1988-91), born in Sydney, NSW
  • 1953-01-29 Lynne McGranger, Australian actress (Home and Away), born in Sydney, New South Wales
  • 1953-05-24 Nell Campbell, [Laura], Australian actress (Rocky Horror), born in Sydney, New South Wales
  • 1953-06-25 Ian Davis, Australian cricketer (Australian batsman 1973-77), born in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
  • 1953-07-27 Yahoo Serious [Greg Gomez Pead], Australian comedian, born in Cardiff, New South Wales, Australia
  • 1954-04-20 Peter Toohey, Australian cricketer (NSW & Australian batsman 1977-80), born in Blayney, Australia
  • 1954-06-11 John Dyson, Australian cricketer (NSW & Australian opening batsman), born in Kogarah, Sydney, Australia
  • 1955-03-02 Steve Small, cricketer (stalwart NSW opening batsman)
  • 1955-07-27 Allan Border, Australian cricketer (captain of Australia team), born in Cremorne, New South Wales, Australia
  • 1956-08-22 Peter Taylor, Australian cricketer (Australian off-spinner 1987-92), born in North Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
  • 1957-06-22 Garry Beers, Australian rocker (Inxs-Kiss the Dirt), born in Sydney, New South Wales
  • 1958-06-03 Ann Wilson, Brisbane Qld, golfer (1985 R/U NSW Open)
  • 1958-07-04 Kirk Pengilly, Australian rocker (Inxs-Kiss the Dirt), born in Sydney, New South Wales
  • 1958-07-06 Ossie Moore, Murwillumbah NSW, Australian golfer
  • 1959-01-08 Michael Harwood, Australian golfer, born in Sydney, New South Wales
  • 1959-02-24 Michael Roy Whitney, cricket (great NSW & Aussie lefty quick 1981-92)
  • 1959-03-13 Dirk Wellham, Australian cricketer (century on NSW debut & Australian debut), born in Marrickville, Sydney
  • 1959-04-02 Adrian Meagher, Australian baseball pitching coach (Olympics 1996), born in Lismore, New South Wales, Australia
  • 1959-06-09 Peter Fowler, Hornsby NSW, Australian golfer
  • 1959-10-07 Penny Graeber, Australian golfer (1990 6th Vic Open), born in Sydney, New South Wales
  • 1959-12-15 Greg Matthews, cricketer (NSW & Aust off-spin all rounder Yeah yeah)

Person of interestMichael Hutchence

1960-01-22 Michael Hutchence, Australian rock vocalist/actor (INXS, Dogs in Space), born in Sydney, New South Wales (d. 1997)

INXS rocker Michael Hutchence
INXS rocker
Michael Hutchence
  • 1961-05-02 Peter Doohan, Australian professional tennis player, born in Newcastle, NSW (d. 2017)
  • 1961-10-24 Russell Swanson, Australian golfer, born in Sydney, New South Wales
  • 1961-12-21 Trevor Bayliss, Australian cricketer (NSW batsman) and coach (England), born in Goulburn, Australia
  • 1962-03-13 Liane Tooth, Australian field hockey forward (Olympics 1996), born in Sydney, New South Wales
  • 1962-05-03 Anthony Gilligan, Penrith NSW, Australian golfer
  • 1962-09-17 Wayne Riley, Australian golfer, born in Sydney, New South Wales
  • 1962-11-01 Robert Willis, Australian golfer, born in Sydney, New South Wales
  • 1962-11-11 James Morrison [Lloyd], Australian jazz musician (Morrison Brothers Big Bad Band), born in Boorowa, New South Wales, Australia

Person of interestSteve Elkington

1962-12-08 Steve Elkington, Australian golfer (PGA Championship 1995), born in Inverell, New South Wales

Golfer and PGA Champion Steve Elkington
Golfer and PGA Champion
Steve Elkington
  • 1963-01-26 Simon O'Donnell, cricketer (Deniliquin NSW ODI all-rounder 1985-90)
  • 1963-02-04 Jane Leary, Australian golfer (1992 Australian Amateur Champ), born in Sydney, New South Wales
  • 1964-03-22 Jeffrey Wagner, Australian golfer, born in Sydney, New South Wales

Person of interestElle MacPherson

1964-03-29 Elle MacPherson, Australian supermodel and actress (Sirens), born in Sydney, New South Wales

Supermodel Elle MacPherson
Supermodel
Elle MacPherson
  • 1964-06-19 David Freedman, cricketer (NSW left-arm Chinese bowler since 1990)
  • 1964-06-25 Phil Emery, Australian cricketer (NSW wicket-keeper, Australia 1994), born in St Ives, New South Wales, Australia
  • 1964-08-01 Andrew Wilson, Australian canoeist (Olympics-16-92, 96), born in Sydney, New South Wales
  • 1965-06-11 Anthony Painter, Milton NSW, Australian golfer
  • 1965-06-23 Peter O'Malley, Bathurst NSW, Australian golfer
  • 1965-07-04 Shelley Oates, Australian canoeist (Olympics 1996), born in Sydney, New South Wales
  • 1965-09-15 Rob Whitlock, Australian golfer, born in Newcastle, NSW
  • 1965-10-18 Fayette Purser, Australian golfer (NSW State Rep 1987-88), born in Sydney, New South Wales
  • 1965-11-28 David Ecob, Australian golfer, born in Sydney, New South Wales
  • 1965-12-30 Brad McNamara, cricketer (NSW all-rounder)
  • 1966-04-03 John de Vries, Australian racing driver (Indy Racing League and Australian Formula Holden), born in New South Wales, Australia
  • 1966-05-12 Steven Conran, Lithgow NSW, Australian golfer
  • 1966-05-28 Gavin Robertson, NSW cricket off-spin all-rounder (Aust ODI-Pak 1994)
  • 1966-10-27 Grant Kenny, Norfolk Island NSW, Australian golfer
  • 1967-05-02 Kerryn McCann, Australian marathoner, born in Bulli, New South Wales (d. 2008)
  • 1967-06-12 Neil Maxwell, cricketer (all-rounder for Fiji 1990, Victoria & NSW)
  • 1967-12-28 Paul Lynch, Australian canoeist (Olympics 1996), born in Sydney, New South Wales
  • 1968-01-09 Mardi Lunn, Australian LPGA golfer (1991 Thailand Open), born in Liverpool, New South Wales
  • 1968-04-14 Andrew Trim, Australian canoeist (Olympics 1996), born in Sydney, New South Wales
  • 1968-07-06 Anthony Kershler, cricketer (NSW left-arm spinner 1994-95)
  • 1968-07-27 Julian McMahon, Australian actor (Nip/Tuck, Profiler), born in Sydney, New South Wales
  • 1968-10-05 Sally Smith, Orange NSW, golfer (1993 T67 Alpine Aust Ladies Masters)
  • 1968-10-05 Wayne Holdsworth, cricketer (NSW fast bowler, Australian tourist 1993)
  • 1968-12-16 Wendy Doolan, Australian LPGA golfer (1991 British Amat Champ-2nd), born in Sydney, New South Wales
  • 1969-01-31 Mathew Pallister, Australian canoeist (Olympics 1996), born in Sydney, New South Wales
  • 1969-09-06 Michellie Jones, Australian triathlete (won two ITU Triathlon World Championships), born in Fairfield, New South Wales, Australia
  • 1969-10-04 Lucas Parsons, Australian golfer, born in Sydney, New South Wales
  • 1969-10-07 Martin Haywood, cricketer (NSW opening batsman)
  • 1969-12-18 Joanne Mills, Australian golfer (T25 Holden 1994 Women's Aust Open), born in Sydney, New South Wales

Person of interestGlenn McGrath

1970-02-09 Glenn McGrath, Australian cricketer (1993-2007), born in Dubbo, New South Wales

Cricketer Glenn McGrath
Cricketer
Glenn McGrath
  • 1970-03-03 Kristine Radford, Australian tennis star (1996 ITF/Lyneham), born in Sydney, New South Wales
  • 1970-03-27 Corey Page, Australian actor (Richard Wilkins-Loving/City), born in Broken Hill, New South Wales, Australia
  • 1970-05-08 Michael Bevan, cricketer (dashing NSW & Australian lefty batsman)
  • 1970-07-08 Lisa Powell, Australian field hockey forward (Olympics 1996), born in Sydney, New South Wales
  • 1970-07-26 Phil Alley, Australian cricketer (NSW left-arm pace bowler), born in Orange, New South Wales
  • 1970-08-31 Steve Nikataras, cricketer (left-arm pace bowler for NSW 1996-97)
  • 1970-10-07 Daniel Collins, Australian canoeist (Olympics 1996), born in Sydney, New South Wales
  • 1971-01-04 Richard Chee Quee, cricketer (NSW opening batsman Fiji/Chin ancestry)
  • 1971-03-13 Paul Henderson, Australian 100m/200m (Olympics 1996), born in Casino, New South Wales
  • 1971-03-26 Rennae Stubbs, Australian tennis star, born in Sydney, New South Wales
  • 1971-04-02 Todd Woodbridge, Australian tennis star ('95 doubles Wimbledon), born in Sydney, New South Wales
  • 1971-08-12 Jim Walker, Australian canoeist (Olympics 1996), born in Sydney, New South Wales
  • 1971-11-19 Michelle Andrews, Newcastle NSW Aust, field hockey striker (Olympics 1996)
  • 1971-12-02 Rachel McQuillan, Merewether NSW Aust, tennis star (1989 Futures ITA)
  • 1972-01-16 Lee McIntyre, Peak Hill Aust, golfer (T3 1995 NSW Trainee Champ)
  • 1972-01-29 Simon Cook, cricketer (Victorian pace bowler joined NSW 1995-96)
  • 1972-04-23 Rachel Hetherington, Port Macquarie NSW, golfer (1993 NSW Champ)
  • 1972-06-19 Poppy Montgomery, Australian actress (Without a Trace), born in Sydney, New South Wales
  • 1972-07-25 Kevin Roberts, Australian cricketer (NSW middle-order batsman since 1994-95), born in Sydney, New South Wales
  • 1972-11-01 Toni Collette, Australian actress (The Sixth Sense), born in Sydney, New South Wales
  • 1972-11-07 Jane Taylor, Maitland NSW Aust, tennis star (1995 Futures-Wagga Waga)
  • 1972-11-08 Chris Fydler, Australian swimmer (Olympics 1996), born in Sydney, New South Wales
  • 1972-11-18 Jason Arnberger, cricketer (NSW opening batsman 1994-95 -)

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Famous Deaths