Mackay in History

Queensland: Brisbane - Gold Coast - Townsville

Famous Birthdays

  • 1927-03-30 Wally Grout, Australian cricket wicketkeeper (51 Tests, 187 dismissals, 3 x 50s), born in Mackay, Australia (d. 1968)
  • 1968-08-20 Sandy Brondello, Australian basketball guard (Olympic bronze 1996), born in Mackay, Queensland
  • 1973-02-16 Cathy Freeman, Australian athlete (Olympic gold 400m 2000; silver 1996; World C'ship gold 400m 1997, 99), born in Mackay, Australia
  • 1973-03-05 Nicole Pratt, Australian tennis star (1995 Futures Australia), born in Mackay, Queensland
  • 1973-08-02 Susie O'Neill, Australian swimmer (Olympic gold 200m butterfly 1992; 200m freestyle 1996), born in Mackay, Queensland
  • 1976-04-14 Baedon Choppy, Australian field hockey forward (Olympics 1996), born in Mackay, Australia
  • 1985-02-01 Jodi Gordon, Australian actress & model, born in Mackay, Australia