23 November, 2017

November 4 Nganko Nyawiyu



1860 Henry Boan retailer and sportsman, was born on 4 November 1860 at Jones Creek near Dunolly, Victoria, son of Thomas Boan, miner and road contractor, and his wife Rachel, née Isaacs. 

 1886 Severe thunderstorm raged for an hour, dropping 1 inch (25mm), washing away crops and fencing and damaging fruit trees.

1887 Today was the first in many days of wild, wet weather with so much rain tumbling down in the district that a whole crop of a paddock of 20 acres was washed away at Burnt Creek, Dunolly.

 1916 DUNOLLY, Saturday. Remarkable weather is being experienced this season. Yesterday was warm and dusty, with northerly wind but about 3 o'clock this morning a thunderstorm passed over and 29 points of rain registered. Today cold conditions obtained. The rainfall for last month was 410 points. Frosts are doing considerable damage, especially to melons, tomatoes, and apricots.

 1922 Severe frost caused loss of many crops of tomatoes, potatoes and grape vines.

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