At one time The Ringing World had a feature called On This Day where notable events from the past were listed. Unfortunately, the events weren't related to ringing. This web page is a ringing version of On This Day.

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Bill Butler has agreed to supply his collection of events that happened on this day. These complement the automated extracts from PealBase.

Year | Event | Reference |
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1827 | 10,080 Plain Bob Major was rung at St Michael, Croston in 5 hours and 28 minutes, conducted by Thomas Broderick. The record concludes: "We, the undersigned professors of the art, having assembled for the purpose and heard the whole of the peal, can testify it was a fine struck peal." | |

1882 | The Worcester and Districts Association rang their first peal with one of Kent Treble Bob Major at Bromsgrove, Worcs. | nv |

1963 | Robert B Smith conducted 11,552 changes of Superlative Surprise Major at St Peter, Ashton-under-Lyne in 6 hours and 52 minutes, surpassing the previous record length rung on January 29, 1927 by 300 changes. | nv |

2007 | Eight members of the Marchbank family rang a peal with one of Grandsire Triples at Greasley, Notts, conducted by Trevor W Marchbank. | RW2007/469 |

1895 | First peal rung by John W Steddy. Recorded peal total is 58. |

1903 | First peal rung by Alfred Osman. Recorded peal total is 14. |

1903 | First peal rung by B B Baker. Recorded peal total is 2. |

1903 | First peal rung by E A Hopkins. Recorded peal total is 1. |

1893 | First peal rung by William Steed. Recorded peal total is 36. |

1893 | First peal rung by John [Romford] Dale. Recorded peal total is 25. |

1904 | First peal rung by Richard Gould. Recorded peal total is 1. |

1904 | First peal rung by Henry [Wraxall] Windsor. Recorded peal total is 6. |

1905 | First peal rung by William Allison. Recorded peal total is 9. |

1905 | First peal rung by Ernest W Smithers. Recorded peal total is 3. |

1907 | First peal rung by James Bartram. Recorded peal total is 1. |

1907 | First peal rung by James [Eye] Stannard. Recorded peal total is 1. |

1914 | First peal rung by Alfred Brewer. Recorded peal total is 3. |

1914 | First peal rung by Thomas W Rowley. Recorded peal total is 10. |

1914 | First peal rung by Samuel F Williams. Recorded peal total is 2. |

1895 | First peal rung by Herbert J Skelt. Recorded peal total is 126. |

1922 | First peal rung by Joseph Bowerman. Recorded peal total is 1. |

1926 | First peal rung by John G Beckford. Recorded peal total is 1. |

1926 | First peal rung by Edwin W Cartlidge. Recorded peal total is 3. |

1930 | First peal rung by G E Rex Chapman. Recorded peal total is 1. |

1930 | First peal rung by George W Chapman. Recorded peal total is 2. |

1933 | First peal rung by Eric Tyas. Recorded peal total is 1. |

1934 | First peal rung by Charles M Clarke. Recorded peal total is 1. |

1936 | First peal rung by William J Coppard. Recorded peal total is 4. |

1936 | First peal rung by A Cramp. Recorded peal total is 1. |

1936 | First peal rung by W Stokes. Recorded peal total is 1. |

1936 | First peal rung by G Stubbs. Recorded peal total is 1. |

1936 | First peal rung by F [Cottesmore] Walker. Recorded peal total is 1. |

1936 | First peal rung by H [Cottesmore] Walker. Recorded peal total is 1. |

1936 | First peal rung by J W Walker. Recorded peal total is 1. |

1937 | First peal rung by Harold Morwood. Recorded peal total is 29. |

1939 | First peal rung by Wilfrid F Moreton. Recorded peal total is 1363. |

1939 | First peal rung by Donald T Meager. Recorded peal total is 16. |

1939 | First peal rung by Henry Pearson. Recorded peal total is 1. |

1939 | First peal rung by Ronald H Pearson. Recorded peal total is 1. |

1939 | First peal rung by Leonard F Stonton. Recorded peal total is 1. |

1939 | First peal rung by William Byard. Recorded peal total is 1. |

1939 | First peal rung by William R Webster. Recorded peal total is 1. |

1939 | First peal rung by Frank N Bastin. Recorded peal total is 8. |

1939 | First peal rung by William E Pidsley. Recorded peal total is 1. |

1939 | First peal rung by Sidney H Seager. Recorded peal total is 2. |

1944 | First peal rung by Edward H Preston. Recorded peal total is 1. |

1944 | First peal rung by George E Porter. Recorded peal total is 3. |

1947 | First peal rung by Leslie G Jupp. Recorded peal total is 3. |

1947 | First peal rung by Charles G Stoner. Recorded peal total is 6. |

1947 | First peal rung by Clifford Booth. Recorded peal total is 4. |

1947 | First peal rung by Albert Ellis. Recorded peal total is 5. |

1947 | First peal rung by Benjamin Stepney. Recorded peal total is 23. |

1947 | First peal rung by William E Stepney. Recorded peal total is 1. |

1947 | First peal rung by John R Flint. Recorded peal total is 7. |

1950 | First peal rung by Jack Merrifield. Recorded peal total is 2. |

1950 | First peal rung by David J King. Recorded peal total is 292. |

1950 | First peal rung by Jacqueline S King. Recorded peal total is 344. |

1950 | First peal rung by John J Sims. Recorded peal total is 12. |

1950 | First peal rung by John Beardmore. Recorded peal total is 35. |

1950 | First peal rung by Arthur Gaunt. Recorded peal total is 9. |

1950 | First peal rung by John W D Seymour. Recorded peal total is 11. |

1950 | First peal rung by Clifford Aaron. Recorded peal total is 10. |

1950 | First peal rung by Thomas S Bowles. Recorded peal total is 21. |

1952 | First peal rung by Margaret de Jong. Recorded peal total is 4. |

1952 | First peal rung by David G Thorne. Recorded peal total is 208. |

1952 | First peal rung by Roger Woodcock. Recorded peal total is 7. |

1953 | First peal rung by Desmond G Mitchell. Recorded peal total is 5. |

1955 | First peal rung by Alice E J Lester. Recorded peal total is 128. |

1955 | First peal rung by Percy Bray. Recorded peal total is 18. |

1955 | First peal rung by George Wareham. Recorded peal total is 14. |

1958 | First peal rung by Raymond G Jones. Recorded peal total is 34. |

1961 | First peal rung by John C Wane. Recorded peal total is 34. |

1961 | First peal rung by Derek J White. Recorded peal total is 13. |

1961 | First peal rung by Mary E White. Recorded peal total is 23. |

1961 | First peal rung by Robert J Wyatt. Recorded peal total is 1. |

1961 | First peal rung by David F Jefferies. Recorded peal total is 1. |

1961 | First peal rung by Derek A Cork. Recorded peal total is 1. |

1961 | First peal rung by Christopher H Macve. Recorded peal total is 25. |

1961 | First peal rung by Ann Hancock. Recorded peal total is 2. |

1961 | First peal rung by Cecilia J Bland. Recorded peal total is 8. |

1961 | First peal rung by Alan R Baldock. Recorded peal total is 1207. |

1963 | First peal rung by Christopher C Brown. Recorded peal total is 11. |

1963 | First peal rung by Sheila M Walpole. Recorded peal total is 1. |

1963 | First peal rung by Barry R Eglesfield. Recorded peal total is 329. |

1967 | First peal rung by Edwin T Dibble. Recorded peal total is 16. |

1967 | First peal rung by Alan [Tanfield] Taylor. Recorded peal total is 4. |

1967 | First peal rung by Keith M Talbot. Recorded peal total is 3. |

1967 | First peal rung by Ann H Whaley. Recorded peal total is 7. |

1967 | First peal rung by Gale M Starkie. Recorded peal total is 2. |

1967 | First peal rung by Valerie A Copleston. Recorded peal total is 3. |

1967 | First peal rung by David E Potter. Recorded peal total is 693. |

1967 | First peal rung by Janet A Pullen. Recorded peal total is 4. |

1967 | First peal rung by David H Ralls. Recorded peal total is 401. |

1967 | First peal rung by Barbara Hollis. Recorded peal total is 15. |

1967 | First peal rung by Kevin A Hughes. Recorded peal total is 137. |

1967 | First peal rung by Richard L Jones. Recorded peal total is 405. |

1967 | First peal rung by Robert J Kite. Recorded peal total is 2. |

1967 | First peal rung by Howard J Payne. Recorded peal total is 5. |

1967 | First peal rung by Patricia A Winch. Recorded peal total is 2. |

1967 | First peal rung by E Ann Kilgour. Recorded peal total is 1. |

1967 | First peal rung by Martin Povey. Recorded peal total is 1. |

1968 | First peal rung by Anne C Cooke. Recorded peal total is 27. |

1969 | First peal rung by S Elaine Barrie. Recorded peal total is 2. |

1969 | First peal rung by Christine M Abbott. Recorded peal total is 2. |

1972 | First peal rung by Robert H Hume. Recorded peal total is 8. |

1972 | First peal rung by Margaret H Mees. Recorded peal total is 2. |

1972 | First peal rung by Sheila F Dalton. Recorded peal total is 34. |

1972 | First peal rung by Heather S Peattie. Recorded peal total is 10. |

1972 | First peal rung by John [Fulham] Harvey. Recorded peal total is 1. |

1972 | First peal rung by James B Dutton. Recorded peal total is 2. |

1972 | First peal rung by Robert Nightingale. Recorded peal total is 12. |

1972 | First peal rung by Jonathan D Shanklin. Recorded peal total is 584. |

1972 | First peal rung by Malcolm M Brown. Recorded peal total is 13. |

1974 | First peal rung by Robert J Fearnett. Recorded peal total is 20. |

1974 | First peal rung by Donald Copeman. Recorded peal total is 3. |

1974 | First peal rung by Helen L Ashburn. Recorded peal total is 2. |

1977 | First peal rung by Ann [Dorset] Smith. Recorded peal total is 5. |

1978 | First peal rung by Richard J Bates. Recorded peal total is 7. |

1978 | First peal rung by Garry V Thorp. Recorded peal total is 4. |

1978 | First peal rung by Stephanie Crossley. Recorded peal total is 2. |

1978 | First peal rung by Ruth Goulding. Recorded peal total is 1. |

1978 | First peal rung by David W Reynolds. Recorded peal total is 5. |

1979 | First peal rung by Christine E Terry. Recorded peal total is 2. |

1979 | First peal rung by Sara L Osborne. Recorded peal total is 2. |

1983 | First peal rung by James R Humphries. Recorded peal total is 1. |

1983 | First peal rung by Susannah K Pomphrey. Recorded peal total is 1. |

1983 | First peal rung by Linda J Prior. Recorded peal total is 1. |

1984 | First peal rung by Bridget M Dunn. Recorded peal total is 2. |

1985 | First peal rung by Karen L Weatherer. Recorded peal total is 5. |

1989 | First peal rung by Robert G Withey. Recorded peal total is 6. |

1989 | First peal rung by Hazel L Meeking. Recorded peal total is 1. |

1989 | First peal rung by Richard Wheeler. Recorded peal total is 1. |

1989 | First peal rung by Michael R Butcher. Recorded peal total is 1. |

1989 | First peal rung by Andrew C Pickett. Recorded peal total is 31. |

1989 | First peal rung by Graham J Wright. Recorded peal total is 938. |

1990 | First peal rung by Alison L Loydall. Recorded peal total is 3. |

1993 | First peal rung by Andrew J Monk. Recorded peal total is 1. |

2000 | First peal rung by Rosemary Chesshire. Recorded peal total is 1. |

2000 | First peal rung by Ian W Cole. Recorded peal total is 2. |

2000 | First peal rung by Adam Colby. Recorded peal total is 2. |

2000 | First peal rung by Thomas J A Bishop. Recorded peal total is 23. |

2000 | First peal rung by Simon Grubb. Recorded peal total is 2. |

2000 | First peal rung by Diane M Faux. Recorded peal total is 387. |

2000 | First peal rung by Nicholas A Faux. Recorded peal total is 16. |

2004 | First peal rung by Ken J Dyer. Recorded peal total is 1. |

2004 | First peal rung by Christopher R Rogers. Recorded peal total is 2. |

2004 | First peal rung by Daniel P Rogers. Recorded peal total is 3. |

2009 | First peal rung by Mark E Tittley. Recorded peal total is 18. |

2014 | First peal rung by Saskia L Frisby. Recorded peal total is 10. |

2017 | First peal rung by Rachel Attaway. Recorded peal total is 1. |

2018 | First peal rung by Peter S J Bailey. Recorded peal total is 2. |

2023 | First peal rung by Catherine S Knight. Recorded peal total is 1. |

1754 | First peal on the bells at Sheffield, SS Peter & Paul, Yorkshire. Recorded peal total is 468. |

1782 | First peal on the bells at Otley, All Saints, Yorkshire. Recorded peal total is 118. |

1845 | First peal on the bells at Rickinghall Superior, St Mary, Suffolk. Recorded peal total is 46. |

1866 | First peal on the bells at Hunslet, Leeds, St Mary the Virgin, Yorkshire. Recorded peal total is 41. |

1895 | First peal on the bells at Benhilton, Sutton, All Saints, Surrey. Recorded peal total is 54. |

1895 | First peal on the bells at Holme Lacy, St Cuthbert, Herefordshire. Recorded peal total is 67. |

1899 | First peal on the bells at Hintlesham, St Nicholas, Suffolk. Recorded peal total is 38. |

1899 | First peal on the bells at Twyford, St Mary the Virgin, Hampshire. Recorded peal total is 16. |

1939 | First peal on the bells at Grayshott, St Luke, Hampshire. Recorded peal total is 50. |

1950 | First peal on the bells at Iffley, Oxford, St Mary, Oxfordshire. Recorded peal total is 14. |

1989 | First peal on the bells at Swerford, St Mary, Oxfordshire. Recorded peal total is 18. |

2001 | First peal on the bells at Otford, St Bartholomew, Kent. Recorded peal total is 10. |

1747 | First tower bell peal of New Trebles. Recorded peal total is 1. |

1754 | First tower bell peal of Allwood's Delight. Recorded peal total is 1. |

1859 | First tower bell peal of Prince Albert Treble Bob Major. Recorded peal total is 4. |

1952 | First tower bell peal of Pontefract Delight Major. Recorded peal total is 2. |

1961 | First tower bell peal of Longney Surprise Major. Recorded peal total is 5. |

1961 | First tower bell peal of Norton-le-Moors Treble Bob Minor. Recorded peal total is 1. |

1968 | First tower bell peal of St Simon's Bob Caters. Recorded peal total is 4. |

1972 | First tower bell peal of Hurworth Surprise Major. Recorded peal total is 6. |

1977 | First tower bell peal of Ashleworth Surprise Minor. Recorded peal total is 1. |

1978 | First tower bell peal of Brigantia Surprise Major. Recorded peal total is 1. |

1985 | First tower bell peal of Evening Star Delight Major. Recorded peal total is 1. |

1986 | First tower bell peal of Cuba Surprise Major. Recorded peal total is 4. |

1989 | First tower bell peal of Kirkton Surprise Royal. Recorded peal total is 1. |

1992 | First tower bell peal of Zanthi Surprise Royal. Recorded peal total is 1. |

1993 | First tower bell peal of Eskimo Blue Day Alliance Major. Recorded peal total is 1. |

1993 | First tower bell peal of St Philip's Little Surprise Cinques. Recorded peal total is 1. |

1995 | First tower bell peal of Peonnum Surprise Major. Recorded peal total is 1. |

1996 | First tower bell peal of Melrose Abbey Surprise Major. Recorded peal total is 1. |

2002 | First tower bell peal of St David's Delight Major. Recorded peal total is 1. |

2004 | First tower bell peal of Allwood's Delight Major. Recorded peal total is 1. |

2008 | First tower bell peal of Chippinghurst Surprise Major. Recorded peal total is 1. |

2008 | First tower bell peal of Quodlibet Surprise Major. Recorded peal total is 1. |

2010 | First tower bell peal of Ramsbury Bitter Surprise Royal. Recorded peal total is 1. |

2012 | First tower bell peal of Diamond Jubilee Surprise Major. Recorded peal total is 3. |

2013 | First tower bell peal of Ruby Treble Bob Major. Recorded peal total is 1. |

2015 | First tower bell peal of Hallam Delight Major. Recorded peal total is 1. |