Hundred Events in History

2013 Event - A training exercise emergency causes two U.S. marine harrier jets to drop several hundred unarmed bombs on the Great Barrier Reef, a World Heritage site

2013 Event - In Rome, one hundred thousand protestors rally against their new government's austerity measures, and demand a new policy focused on job creation

2012 Event - In Egypt, one hundred thousand people gather around the Presidential palace to protest proposed constitutional changes by Mohamed Morsi, the President of Egypt

2011 Event - Peruvians reclaimed 45,000 Inca artefacts taken by Yale University from Machu Picchu over a hundred years ago, finally successful in their campaign to return of 'the dignity and pride of Peru'

2002 Death - R. A. Lafferty, science fiction writer, Nine Hundred Grandmothers, dies at 87

1989 Event - Chinese troops kill hundred of pro-democracy students in Beijing

1981 Death - Arthur O'Connell, actor (Mr Peepers, 2nd Hundred Years), dies at 73

1977 Event - Geoff Boycott scores his 100th FC hundred, vs. Australia at Headingley

1975 Event - Roy Fredericks hits 169 vs. Australia at WACA, hundred in 71 balls

1935 Event - Andrew Sandham's 100th FC hundred, 103 vs. Hants

1935 Birthday - Monte Markham, born in Manatee, Florida, actor, Second Hundred Years, Dallas

1935 Event - Hammond scores his 100th hundred, 116 for Gloucs vs. Somerset

1929 Event - Frank Woolley scores his 100th first-class hundred

1915 Event - Zeppelin drops hundred of bombs on Southend-on-Sea

1908 Birthday - Arthur O'Connell, born in New York City, actor, Mr Peepers, Second Hundred Years

1903 Event - Richard Pearse flies monoplane several hundred yards (New Zealand)

1864 Event - Battle of Port Walthall Junction, Virginia (Bermuda Hundred)

1864 Event - Battle of Bermuda Hundred, VA

1759 Event - Earthquake in Safed Palestine kills hundred

1453 Event - 2nd Battle at Castillon: France beats English, end of hundred year war

1419 Event - French city of Rouen surrenders to Henry V in Hundred Years War

1340 Event - In the Hundred Years War, British fleet destroys French at Sluys

1303 Event - Treaty of Paris restores Gascony to British in Hundred Years War