Sandbach Historic Anniversaries

Upcoming anniversaries as of today: Thu 25th Apr 2024

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Original dateEventAnniversary
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26th Apr 1941Bomb hits Wheelock 83rd    
4th May 1842Sandbach to Manchester railway line opens 182nd    
6th May 2006Wesley Centre opens 18th    
8th May 1937Elworth Park opens 87th    
16th May 1920Elworth War Memorial unveiled 104th    
21st May 1921British Legion Sandbach Branch formed 103rd    
27th May 1901Dingle Lake opens 123rd    
30th May 1825Sandbach Bridge: First stone bought 199th    
12th Jun 1861St John’s Church, Sandbach Heath, consecrated 163rd    
21st Jun 1961New Sandbach Fire Station opens 63rd    
23rd Jun 1846St. Peter's Church Elworth consecrated 178th    
26th Jun 1945Winston Churchill visits Sandbach 79th    
1st Jul 1868Sandbach to Northwich railway line opens 156th    
2nd Jul 1889Town Hall Foundation Stone Laid 135th    
17th Jul 2008Sandbach becomes Fairtrade Town 16th    
9th Aug 1847St Mary's Church restoration commemorated 177th    
10th Aug 1842Crewe to Sandbach railway opens 182nd    
28th Aug 1934Sandbach Cemetery opens 90th    
28th Aug 1902Foden's Band first Contest 122nd    
3rd Sep 1651Battle of Sandbach 373rd    
5th Sep 1837Hope Street Chapel opens 187th    
9th Sep 1816Sandbach Crosses restored 208th    
19th Sep 1892Town fountain opens 132nd    
28th Sep 1677Sandbach Grammar School Founded 347th    
28th Sep 1976Sandbach History Society inaugural meeting 48th    
28th Sep 1853Sandbach Racecourse last race 171st    
29th Sep 2010Sandbach Concert Series begins 14th    
29th Sep 1818Sandbach Racecourse opens 206th    
7th Oct 2006Community Garden opens 18th    
10th Oct 1922Scotch Common presented to Town 102nd    
28th Oct 1890Town Hall officially opens 134th    
1st Nov 1561Empty chests found in River Wheelock 463rd    
15th Nov 1963M6 Opens near Sandbach 61st    
27th Nov 1986Sandbach bypass opens 38th    
1st Dec 1890Sandbach Market Tolls set 134th    
8th Dec 2011Tree of Lights Ceremony begins 13th    
13th Dec 1825Sandbach Brook Bridge completed 199th    
Next year
1st Jan 1857Sandbach Literary Institute built 168th ✱
1st Jan 1656The Old Hall built 369th ✱
1st Jan 1634Black Bear Inn built 391st ✱
1st Jan 157010 Well Bank built 455th ✱
1st Jan 1902Foden's Band formed 123rd ✱
1st Jan 1901Sandbach Park opens 124th ✱
1st Jan 1895Sandbach Golf Club founded 130th ✱
1st Jan 1870Sandbach Cricket Club founded 155th ✱
17th Jan 1976Leisure Centre opens 49th ✱
21st Jan 1852Sandbach to Harecastle railway line opens 173rd ✱
17th Mar 1970New Marriott House library opens 55th ✱
29th Mar 1926Marriott House library opens 99th ✱
30th Mar 1974Sandbach Town Council formed 51st ✱
4th Apr 1579Royal Charter awarded 446th ✱
16th Apr 1922War Memorial unveiled 103rd ✱
17th Apr 1908Dr Charles Latham memorial opens 117th ✱
22nd Apr 1990Sandbach Transport Festival (first) 35th ✱
23rd Apr 1913King George V and Queen Mary visited Sandbach 112th ✱