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

Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

Person of interestHelen Clark

1950-02-26 Helen Clark, New Zealand Prime Minister (Labour: 1999-2008) and Administrator of the United Nations Development Programme (2009-17), born in Hamilton, New Zealand

Former New Zealand Prime Minister Helen Clark
Former New Zealand Prime Minister
Helen Clark
  • 1960-09-09 Christopher Sherratt White, New Zealand rower (Olympics 1996), born in Hamilton, New Zealand
  • 1961-12-09 Ian Andrew Wright, New Zealand rower (Olympics 1996), born in Hamilton, New Zealand
  • 1966-08-13 Glenn Donald Hamilton, New Zealand beach volleyball player (Olympics 1996), born in Hamilton, New Zealand
  • 1968-06-21 Alastair Campbell Mackintosh, New Zealand coxless rower (Olympics 1996), born in Hamilton, New Zealand
  • 1969-03-19 Scott Alexander Brownlee, New Zealand coxless rower (Olympics 1996), born in Hamilton, New Zealand
  • 1969-04-03 Reid Hayston, New Zealand beach volleyball player (Olympics 1996), born in Hamilton, New Zealand
  • 1972-10-19 Glen Anthony Mitchell, New Zealand road race cyclist (Olympics 1996), born in Hamilton, New Zealand
  • 1980-02-18 Alison Rachel Fitch, New Zealand swimmer (Olympics 1996), born in Hamilton, New Zealand

Person of interestJacinda Ardern

1980-07-26 Jacinda Ardern, Prime Minister of New Zealand, (2017-present), born in Hamilton, New Zealand

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern
New Zealand Prime Minister
Jacinda Ardern