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


Person of interestIsaac 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)

British Army Officer and Administrator Isaac Brock
British Army Officer and Administrator
Isaac Brock
  • 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)