Guernsey in History

Historical Events

  • 1876-03-01 Guernsey Cattle Club forms (Farmington Conn)
  • 1877-02-07 1st Guernsey Cattle Club organizes (NYC)
  • 1969-10-01 Guernsey & Jersey begin issuing their own postage stamps

Famous Birthdays

Isaac Brock

1769-10-06 Isaac Brock, British Army officer (successfully defended Upper Canada in War of 1812), born in St Peter Port, Guernsey (d. 1812)

  • 1923-05-26 Roy Dotrice, British actor (A Moon for the Misbegotten, Amadeus) and narrator (A Song of Ice and Fire), born in Guernsey, Channel Islands (d. 2017)