1st March 1914 (Sunday)

BORN TODAY: in Haden, Queensland – Marjorie May (Madge)  Bratby (later Gormley), nine times Australian buckjumping champion and by 1950 the only woman in the Queensland Wild West Stampede Rodeo.

http://ehive.com/account/3492/object/77972/Marjorie_May_(Madge)_GORMLEY_(nee_Bratby)_b_1st_March_1914_Haden_QLD

Arms Race: The first ever military flight in Australia takes place at Point Cook in Victoria. Happy Centenary, Point Cook Air Base!

http://anzaccentenary.vic.gov.au/events/centenary-military-aviation-air-show/

Extreme Weather:  New York records its lowest ever pressure reading (at that time) – down to 961mb, with 16 inches of snow, 84 mile per hour winds and a temperatures as low as -9 celsius.

http://www.ukweatherworld.co.uk/forum/index.php?/topic/83461-new-york-low-961mb-on-1st-march-1914/

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s