Timeline

Major Events

1863

January

Emancipation Proclamation

Abraham Lincoln Signs the Emancipation Proclamation freeing the slaves.

April

W. R. Hurst

William Randolph Hurst, considered the “Master of Fake News” is born.

May

Hawke’s Bay Club

The Hawke’s Bay Club opens its doors and has a membership of XXX

November

Gettysburg Address

Abraham Lincoln delivers the Gettysburg Address.

1920

January

Treaty of Versailles

The Treaty of Versailles, signed in 1919 goes into effect, officially ending WW I.

April

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.

June

U.S. Post Office

The U.S. Post Office rules that children may not be sent via parcel post.

2020

March

COVID-19

The COVID-19 virus launches a global pandemic that is felt throughout the year.

June

First Female Manager

Belinda Austin becomes the first female manager of the Hawke’s Bay Club.

October

Labour Government

Jacinda Ardern and the Labour Government take a sweeping victory.

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