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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1844 | This epitaph at Bingley, Yorks, is a memorial to Hezekiah Briggs, a local peal ringer, who died on this day, aged 80: lies an old ringer, beneath the cold clay,as rung many peals, both for serious and gay;gh Grandsire and Trebles with ease he could range,Death called a Bob, which brought round the last change.” | JRN/193 |

1912 | The first time a Vicar and his Curate both took part in a peal on the bells of their church was at St Mary the Great, Cambridge, where William Pye conducted a peal of Stedman Cinques in which the Revd A H F Boughey (Vicar) and Revd H S T Richardson (Curate) both rang their first peal of Stedman Cinques. | RW1912/89 |

1912 | An attempt to ring 22,222 Stedman Caters at Guildford on handbells failed after two bells crossed over in the 26th course. See 31 August 1912. | BN1912/308 |

1929 | The twentieth peal of over 15,000 changes to be rung was one of 15,312 Cambridge Surprise Maximus at Ashton-under-Lyne, Lancs, in 11 hours and 33 minutes. William Pye conducted from the tenor. This remained the longest length of Maximus for thirty-five years. It surpassed the previous longest length on twelve bells rung at Painswick on February 14, 1920. | RW1929/505 |

1895 | First peal rung by George F Hoad. Recorded peal total is 143. |

1882 | First peal rung by William H Fussell. Recorded peal total is 978. |

1882 | First peal rung by Frederick G Goddard. Recorded peal total is 122. |

1905 | First peal rung by Arthur Banks. Recorded peal total is 9. |

1905 | First peal rung by Harry [Seaford] Clarke. Recorded peal total is 1. |

1905 | First peal rung by William [Seaford] Clayton. Recorded peal total is 1. |

1905 | First peal rung by Ernest C Morling. Recorded peal total is 1. |

1905 | First peal rung by John R Morling. Recorded peal total is 1. |

1905 | First peal rung by George Piper. Recorded peal total is 50. |

1912 | First peal rung by Ellen M Johnson. Recorded peal total is 51. |

1912 | First peal rung by Joseph D Johnson. Recorded peal total is 427. |

1913 | First peal rung by Alfred Howard. Recorded peal total is 1. |

1918 | First peal rung by William Arthur Hall. Recorded peal total is 1. |

1918 | First peal rung by Robert B [Goole] Smith. Recorded peal total is 24. |

1922 | First peal rung by Henry Babb. Recorded peal total is 1. |

1922 | First peal rung by William Newmans. Recorded peal total is 1. |

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

1922 | First peal rung by William [Moreton-on-Lugg] Davies. Recorded peal total is 1. |

1922 | First peal rung by William C [Moreton-on-Lugg] Jones. Recorded peal total is 5. |

1922 | First peal rung by Archie D Probert. Recorded peal total is 8. |

1922 | First peal rung by Ivor J Rawlings. Recorded peal total is 17. |

1922 | First peal rung by S Victor Crabb. Recorded peal total is 14. |

1922 | First peal rung by Stephen W Crabb. Recorded peal total is 2. |

1922 | First peal rung by Charles Gummer. Recorded peal total is 3. |

1923 | First peal rung by William H Ratcliffe. Recorded peal total is 12. |

1924 | First peal rung by Arthur W Hall. Recorded peal total is 99. |

1925 | First peal rung by George W White. Recorded peal total is 19. |

1925 | First peal rung by John F Galyer. Recorded peal total is 54. |

1925 | First peal rung by Alfred W Voysey. Recorded peal total is 3. |

1925 | First peal rung by Walter J Curston. Recorded peal total is 20. |

1928 | First peal rung by Edmund [Whitney on Wye] Morris. Recorded peal total is 15. |

1928 | First peal rung by Reginald Morris. Recorded peal total is 21. |

1929 | First peal rung by A E Ferris. Recorded peal total is 1. |

1929 | First peal rung by William J Gait. Recorded peal total is 2. |

1929 | First peal rung by William H G Morgan. Recorded peal total is 1. |

1933 | First peal rung by Hyla Newton. Recorded peal total is 1. |

1933 | First peal rung by Levi Newton. Recorded peal total is 1. |

1934 | First peal rung by Lewis J Batley. Recorded peal total is 29. |

1935 | First peal rung by William H Vinery. Recorded peal total is 1. |

1936 | First peal rung by Ivan A C Butcher. Recorded peal total is 33. |

1936 | First peal rung by David Winford. Recorded peal total is 1. |

1936 | First peal rung by Victor [Hartfield] Wood. Recorded peal total is 1. |

1936 | First peal rung by Alfred T Hoare. Recorded peal total is 3. |

1936 | First peal rung by Victor J C Wood. Recorded peal total is 143. |

1939 | First peal rung by J Dodds. Recorded peal total is 1. |

1939 | First peal rung by Douglas M Bellamy. Recorded peal total is 14. |

1946 | First peal rung by William H Curtis. Recorded peal total is 1. |

1946 | First peal rung by Samuel E Huffer. Recorded peal total is 1. |

1946 | First peal rung by Robert H Tyler. Recorded peal total is 5. |

1946 | First peal rung by Derek Stanley. Recorded peal total is 3. |

1946 | First peal rung by Roy Davis. Recorded peal total is 2. |

1946 | First peal rung by Cyril P Lay. Recorded peal total is 5. |

1946 | First peal rung by Joan M Brooks. Recorded peal total is 7. |

1946 | First peal rung by R J Fincham. Recorded peal total is 1. |

1950 | First peal rung by Wendy Peake. Recorded peal total is 4. |

1951 | First peal rung by Desmond J Roberts. Recorded peal total is 3. |

1951 | First peal rung by George Francis. Recorded peal total is 611. |

1954 | First peal rung by Howard D G Brooks. Recorded peal total is 1. |

1957 | First peal rung by Terence Randall. Recorded peal total is 6. |

1957 | First peal rung by Margaret A Bruce. Recorded peal total is 2. |

1958 | First peal rung by Peter Cockshott. Recorded peal total is 3. |

1961 | First peal rung by William J [Derby] Smith. Recorded peal total is 3. |

1961 | First peal rung by Paul J Atkins. Recorded peal total is 311. |

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

1961 | First peal rung by Stuart R Armeson. Recorded peal total is 724. |

1961 | First peal rung by Christopher G Sayer. Recorded peal total is 13. |

1961 | First peal rung by John E [Guildford] Clark. Recorded peal total is 2. |

1963 | First peal rung by Hilary F Hinde. Recorded peal total is 69. |

1965 | First peal rung by Susan P Williams. Recorded peal total is 1. |

1967 | First peal rung by Diccon G M Pearce. Recorded peal total is 160. |

1967 | First peal rung by Stephen G Peirce. Recorded peal total is 74. |

1967 | First peal rung by Michael J [Broad Chalke] Carter. Recorded peal total is 1. |

1967 | First peal rung by Denis G Chalk. Recorded peal total is 1. |

1967 | First peal rung by Bert Marshallsay. Recorded peal total is 1. |

1967 | First peal rung by Neil O Skelton. Recorded peal total is 181. |

1967 | First peal rung by Philip J Young. Recorded peal total is 2. |

1968 | First peal rung by J Crawford Allen. Recorded peal total is 65. |

1968 | First peal rung by Gillian A Hare. Recorded peal total is 2. |

1970 | First peal rung by Miles W C Lawson. Recorded peal total is 34. |

1972 | First peal rung by Averil L Boobier. Recorded peal total is 1. |

1972 | First peal rung by David P Hammonds. Recorded peal total is 172. |

1972 | First peal rung by Marion H P Martin. Recorded peal total is 2. |

1972 | First peal rung by H Roy Penny. Recorded peal total is 1. |

1972 | First peal rung by Gareth Davies. Recorded peal total is 860. |

1974 | First peal rung by Christopher J Idle. Recorded peal total is 77. |

1978 | First peal rung by Mark D Backhouse. Recorded peal total is 30. |

1978 | First peal rung by Julie E Maynard. Recorded peal total is 4. |

1978 | First peal rung by Nicholas Ward. Recorded peal total is 1. |

1978 | First peal rung by Sarah J Lawson. Recorded peal total is 6. |

1979 | First peal rung by Sheila H Wright. Recorded peal total is 7. |

1979 | First peal rung by Brenda C A Ames. Recorded peal total is 3. |

1979 | First peal rung by Carolyn A Turner. Recorded peal total is 6. |

1980 | First peal rung by Linda P Illingworth. Recorded peal total is 3. |

1985 | First peal rung by Martin J Brown. Recorded peal total is 58. |

1985 | First peal rung by Deborah J Fox. Recorded peal total is 4. |

1988 | First peal rung by John W Friend. Recorded peal total is 1. |

1989 | First peal rung by Sharon [Goosnargh] Williams. Recorded peal total is 1. |

1990 | First peal rung by John L Broom. Recorded peal total is 1. |

1990 | First peal rung by Peter J Lloyd. Recorded peal total is 1. |

1990 | First peal rung by Andrew M Ward. Recorded peal total is 3. |

1993 | First peal rung by Jill Tinsey. Recorded peal total is 1. |

1994 | First peal rung by Richard G Glanville. Recorded peal total is 2. |

1995 | First peal rung by Sarah E Cattermole. Recorded peal total is 10. |

1995 | First peal rung by Daniel N Carter. Recorded peal total is 1. |

2000 | First peal rung by Michael J Peace. Recorded peal total is 2. |

2000 | First peal rung by Graham J Stenning. Recorded peal total is 1. |

2000 | First peal rung by Tracey E Southgate. Recorded peal total is 5. |

2000 | First peal rung by Hannah Clark. Recorded peal total is 1. |

2000 | First peal rung by Bill Lewis. Recorded peal total is 1. |

2000 | First peal rung by Sarah Mahood. Recorded peal total is 1. |

2000 | First peal rung by David J Haselden. Recorded peal total is 1. |

2000 | First peal rung by Mary Platt. Recorded peal total is 10. |

2000 | First peal rung by Mary Rose Goodwin. Recorded peal total is 3. |

2000 | First peal rung by Nick W Powell. Recorded peal total is 3. |

2000 | First peal rung by David C Bland. Recorded peal total is 2. |

2000 | First peal rung by Henry W L Beck. Recorded peal total is 1. |

2000 | First peal rung by Michael A Clark. Recorded peal total is 5. |

2006 | First peal rung by Judith R Moreton. Recorded peal total is 60. |

2016 | First peal rung by Rob Gorton. Recorded peal total is 2. |

2017 | First peal rung by Joshua J Richardson. Recorded peal total is 1. |

2022 | First peal rung by George [Perranarworthal] Stevens. Recorded peal total is 16. |

1843 | First peal on the bells at Bedingham, St Andrew, Norfolk. Recorded peal total is 1. |

1889 | First peal on the bells at Swanage, St Mary the Virgin, Dorset. Recorded peal total is 78. |

1919 | First peal on the bells at Northiam, St Mary, Sussex. Recorded peal total is 21. |

1920 | First peal on the bells at Lowestoft, St Margaret, Suffolk. Recorded peal total is 167. |

1922 | First peal on the bells at Moreton on Lugg, St Andrew, Herefordshire. Recorded peal total is 5. |

1933 | First peal on the bells at Chulmleigh, St Mary Magdalene, Devon. Recorded peal total is 18. |

1939 | First peal on the bells at Nynehead, All Saints, Somerset. Recorded peal total is 3. |

1946 | First peal on the bells at Ardington, Holy Trinity, Berkshire. Recorded peal total is 7. |

1948 | First peal on the bells at St Budock, St Budocus, Cornwall. Recorded peal total is 38. |

1950 | First peal on the bells at Cricklade, St Sampson, Wiltshire. Recorded peal total is 19. |

1957 | First peal on the bells at Heath, All Saints, Derbyshire. Recorded peal total is 6. |

1972 | First peal on the bells at Callington, St Mary, Cornwall. Recorded peal total is 53. |

1983 | First peal on the bells at Hillmorton, St John the Baptist, Warwickshire. Recorded peal total is 12. |

2000 | First peal on the bells at Aldingbourne, St Mary the Virgin, Sussex. Recorded peal total is 4. |

2000 | First peal on the bells at Wootton Rivers, St Andrew, Wiltshire. Recorded peal total is 7. |

1939 | First tower bell peal of Gonville Bob Major. Recorded peal total is 4. |

1959 | First tower bell peal of Waterford Treble Bob Minor. Recorded peal total is 2. |

1961 | First tower bell peal of Superlative Surprise Minor. Recorded peal total is 13. |

1962 | First tower bell peal of Alloa Surprise Major. Recorded peal total is 40. |

1965 | First tower bell peal of Skelton Surprise Major. Recorded peal total is 1. |

1980 | First tower bell peal of Conisbrough Surprise Maximus. Recorded peal total is 1. |

1981 | First tower bell peal of Accrington Delight Major. Recorded peal total is 1. |

1983 | First tower bell peal of Hoghton Alliance Major. Recorded peal total is 1. |

1983 | First tower bell peal of Jacob's Wells Surprise Royal. Recorded peal total is 10. |

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

1990 | First tower bell peal of Elizabeth of Glamis Surprise Major. Recorded peal total is 5. |

1994 | First tower bell peal of August Delight Major. Recorded peal total is 6. |

1995 | First tower bell peal of Cricklade Surprise Major. Recorded peal total is 2. |

1996 | First tower bell peal of Leiston Delight Major. Recorded peal total is 3. |

1997 | First tower bell peal of Talbot Surprise Major. Recorded peal total is 1. |

2000 | First tower bell peal of Horwich Delight Major. Recorded peal total is 3. |

2002 | First tower bell peal of Nathan Surprise Major. Recorded peal total is 1. |

2002 | First tower bell peal of Twewince Surprise Royal. Recorded peal total is 1. |

2006 | First tower bell peal of Garesdon Surprise Major. Recorded peal total is 1. |

2006 | First tower bell peal of Yate Delight Major. Recorded peal total is 4. |

2009 | First tower bell peal of Rudgate Ruby Mild Delight Major. Recorded peal total is 2. |

2009 | First tower bell peal of Threekingham Surprise Major. Recorded peal total is 1. |

2011 | First tower bell peal of Norwich City FC Surprise Major. Recorded peal total is 1. |

2013 | First tower bell peal of Praze-an-Beeble Delight Major. Recorded peal total is 1. |