08 August, 2017

August 5



1882 The Queens Birthday Company crushed 1000 tons for a yield of 326 oz.

 1889 Mr Hanaford JP has announced himself as a candidate for the new seat in the legislative Council for North West Province.

 1895 Sheehan’s flour mill at Eddington was totally destroyed by fire.

 1910 Leslie Lee, delivering goods from Dodd’s store, was pinned to the ground when the cart struck a stump and over-turned. Leslie was admitted to the hospital with concussion.

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