Compiled from the Daily Advertiser by the Wagga Wagga & District Historical Society
25 YEARS AGO
Henwood Park Hawks, unbeaten in the past three soccer seasons were beaten in a shock result by Charles Sturt University two goals to one.
Members of the Magpies 1944-45 teams held a reunion and attended the match between Wagga rivals Magpies and Kangaroos, won 34 to 16 by Magpies.
Belinda Penny, 17, and Sharni Meyer, 15, Wagga Venturers, abseiled from the RAF Base water tower.
NRMA Wagga area manager Michael Wynne said the number of car theft and car break-in claims received from the Wagga local government area had more than tripled in 1993.
The Wagga Stamp Club held its annual fair at the Sturt Public School.
Tracey Logan, Leah Brown and Kelly Wardman are pictured in the Daily Advertiser at the St Andrews Scottish Debutante Ball.
A Walton's store reunion of "former work mates" was held at the Wagga Leagues Club.
Miss Wagga Quest was launched at Riverina Galleries.
Wagga's richest person, Stan Henwood, has been dropped from the annual list of 200 wealthiest people. His annual wealth was put at $32 million last year.
50 YEARS AGO
Well known footballer, commentator and former Turvey Park Australian Rules Football Club President, Galva Nitschke, has had one eye removed after a wood chopping accident.
Dennis Blackett played an exuberant Tom Jones, Ethna Mullen played Molly and Betty Herr played Susan in the Wagga School of Arts performance of Tom Jones.
Bill Van Wel, president of Wagga's International Club, said the club's first function would be a social this week at the South Wagga Bowling Club.
Mr Bob Chapman, president of the Turvey Park Rugby League Club, died, aged 54.
David Jones has a vacancy for an experienced saleswoman aged 21 to 40 years enjoys meeting people and is of neat appearance, with a pleasant personality.
Fulham Gardens are selling Jonathan apples 15 for 25 cents, grapefruits for 12 cents each and celery for 18 cents a bunch.
Mrs Anthony Carlisle of "Tywong" Ladysmith was pictured in the Daily Advertiser wearing a caramel and cream fur coat on the first day of the Wagga Picnic Races.
Pam Gestier is the first 1969 finalist in the Miss Rugby League competition.
Hore and Davies Travel Service are advertising special expo tours to attend Expo 70 to be held next year in Osaka, Japan.
Left hander, Alan Dunkley won the men's singles table tennis championship.