On This Day in ACT Cricket History – 1 January

  • 1924 – ACT Debuts for Mick Byrnes, John Calthorpe, William Cottingham, Fred Cox and O Richards
  • 1924 – First match between the ACT and Goulburn
  • 1929 – ACT Debuts for Francis Deans and Martin Richardson
  • 1931 – First recorded Women’s Representative match played by a Canberra Women’s Team – against Collector in Collector.
  • 1933 – Death of Fred Cox (ACT 1923/24-1926/27)
  • 1938 – ACT Debuts for Alf Drayton and Jack Ireland
  • 1940 – ACT Debut for Les Quigg
  • 1941 – ACT Debuts for H Fitzgerald and Percy Gilholme
  • 1947 – ACT Debuts for Archie Clark, Bruce Robin and Gordon Wynn (also debut as ACT Captain)
  • 1947 – Fred Johnston makes first-class debut
  • 1951 – ACT Debuts for Kevin McCarty, Alex Orr and Alan Ray
  • 1951 – Jack McNamara makes debut as ACT Captain
  • 1952 – ACT Debuts for Keith Leeson and Ian Way
  • 1959 – Dr John James awarded CBE
  • 1964 – Warren McDonald awarded Knighthood
  • 1976 – Toby Macdiarmid awarded OBE
  • 1980 – Birth of Matt McGann (ACT 2001/02)
  • 1990 – Christina Matthews makes ACT Debut
  • 2001 – Death of George Burgess (ACT 1950/51)
  • 2001 – Bob Hawke awarded Centenary Medal
  • 2012 – ACT Debuts for Josh Bennett, Djali Bloomfield, Michael Curtale, Matt Gawthrop, Kish Nadesan, Stuart Poynter and Daniel Rootes
  • 2012 – Adam Tett makes debut as ACT Captain

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