Sandbach Historic Anniversaries

Upcoming anniversaries as of today: Tue 28th Jun 2022

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Original dateEventAnniversary
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2nd Jul 1889Town Hall Foundation Stone Laid 133rd    
17th Jul 2008Sandbach becomes Fairtrade Town 14th    
9th Aug 1847St Mary's Church restoration commemorated 175th    
28th Aug 1934Sandbach Cemetery opens 88th    
3rd Sep 1651Battle of Sandbach 371st    
5th Sep 1837Hope Street Chapel opens 185th    
9th Sep 1816Sandbach Crosses restored 206th    
19th Sep 1892Town fountain opens 130th    
28th Sep 1677Sandbach Grammar School Founded 345th    
28th Sep 1976Sandbach History Society inaugural meeting 46th    
29th Sep 2010Sandbach Concert Series begins 12th    
7th Oct 2006Community Garden opens 16th    
10th Oct 1922Scotch Common presented to Town 100th    
28th Oct 1890Town Hall officially opens 132nd    
1st Nov 1561Empty chests found in River Wheelock 461st    
15th Nov 1963M6 Opens near Sandbach 59th    
27th Nov 1986Sandbach bypass opens 36th    
1st Dec 1890Sandbach Market Tolls set 132nd    
8th Dec 2011Tree of Lights Ceremony begins 11th    
13th Dec 1825Sandbach Brook Bridge completed 197th    
Next year
1st Jan 1857Sandbach Literary Institute built 166th ✱
1st Jan 1656The Old Hall built 367th ✱
1st Jan 1634Black Bear Inn built 389th ✱
1st Jan 157010 Well Bank built 453rd ✱
1st Jan 1902Foden's Band formed 121st ✱
1st Jan 1901Sandbach Park opens 122nd ✱
1st Jan 1895Sandbach Golf Club founded 128th ✱
1st Jan 1886Sandbach Cricket Club founded 137th ✱
17th Jan 1976Leisure Centre opens 47th ✱
17th Mar 1970New Marriott House library opens 53rd ✱
29th Mar 1926Marriott House library opens 97th ✱
30th Mar 1974Sandbach Town Council formed 49th ✱
4th Apr 1579Royal Charter awarded 444th ✱
16th Apr 1922War Memorial unveiled 101st ✱
17th Apr 1908Dr Charles Latham memorial opens 115th ✱
22nd Apr 1990Sandbach Transport Festival (first) 33rd ✱
23rd Apr 1913King George V and Queen Mary visited Sandbach 110th ✱
26th Apr 1941Bomb hits Wheelock 82nd ✱
4th May 1842First Sandbach Station train runs 181st ✱
6th May 2006Wesley Centre opens 17th ✱
8th May 1937Elworth Park opens 86th ✱
16th May 1920Elworth War Memorial unveiled 103rd ✱
21st May 1921British Legion Sandbach Branch formed 102nd ✱
27th May 1901Dingle Lake opens 122nd ✱
30th May 1825Sandbach Bridge: First stone bought 198th ✱
12th Jun 1861St John’s Church, Sandbach Heath, consecrated 162nd ✱
21st Jun 1961New Sandbach Fire Station opens 62nd ✱
26th Jun 1945Winston Churchill visits Sandbach 78th ✱