The dates below are a small sample of events in the history
of the town of Basildon. Included are dates of trivia that involve personalties that have an association to the town.
Basildon - This Day in History
The date today is Sunday, March 03, 2024
1963The Dave Clark Five give another performance as the resident Sunday night band at the Mecca run Locarno ballroom in Market Pavement, Basildon town centre.
1954Lieutenant General Sir Humfrey Myddelton Gale, K.B.E., C.B., C.V.O., M.C. (04/10/1890 - 08/04/1971) succeeds Sir Lancelot Keay as Chairman of Basildon Development Corporation. He held the post to 1964.
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