Abraham Lincoln Signs the Emancipation Proclamation freeing the slaves.
W. R. Hurst
William Randolph Hurst, considered the “Master of Fake News” is born.
Hawke’s Bay Club
The Hawke’s Bay Club opens its doors and has a membership of XXX
Abraham Lincoln delivers the Gettysburg Address.
Treaty of Versailles
The Treaty of Versailles, signed in 1919 goes into effect, officially ending WW I.
Prince of Wales
During his visit to New Zealand, Edward, Prince of Wales spent some time in Napier. During his visit, he leisured at tne Hawke’s Bay Club and commissioned his time with this memorable cup.
U.S. Post Office
The U.S. Post Office rules that children may not be sent via parcel post.
The COVID-19 virus launches a global pandemic that is felt throughout the year.
First Female Manager
Belinda Austin becomes the first female manager of the Hawke’s Bay Club.
Jacinda Ardern and the Labour Government take a sweeping victory.