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Evans Jones

November 26, 1959 – Evans Jones aka Jawakie was born to Morris ‘Dapa’ Jones (Point) and Ann Prevost (Dominica).  His early years were spent in

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Kadeem Phillip

November 25, 1989 – Kadeem Idaree Travorn Phillip was born to Conliffe Phillip (Liberta)and Denyse Phillip nee Airall (Pigotts). Kadeem attended the Liberta Primary and

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Dr. Jacqui Quin

November 20, 1965 – Jacqui Clarissa Quinn was born at home in New Winthorpes to Joseph Quinn and Mary Geo Quinn nee Hampson. Jacqui’s early

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Alzarri Joseph

November 20, 1996 – Alzarri Shaheim Joseph was born to Alva and Sharon Joseph of All Saints Village. His early education was at the Foundation

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Andre Simon

November 13th, 1987 – Andre Simon was born to Michael Simon (Antigua) and Glennis Simon (Guyana). He was raised in Antigua along with his four

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Rolston L. Barthley

October 22, 1942 – Rolston Lushington Barthley was born to Mr. Alpheus Barthley of Newfield and Ms. Alexandrina Greene of Christian Hill. Rolston’s formative years

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Peter Byers

October 20th, 1984 – Peter Byers was born to Peter Byers Snr and Rosemarie Shaw of Bolans Village. He began his education at the Bolans

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Eugene ‘Kaseba’ Silcott

October 13, 1966 –  Eugene ‘Kaseba’ Silcott was born to Ada Farrell  and George ‘Capsize’ Silcott in Montserrat. He spent much of his early years

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Sylvester ‘Socket’ Henry

May 26, 1970 – Sylvester Henry, better known as “Socket”, was born on 26th May 1970 to Annella and Arthur Henry of the Point, the

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Colin James

September 19th, 1966 – Colin Lesley Anderson ‘Tin tin’ James was born to Alfred and Tessie James (both from All Saints). Colin’s ‘navel string’ is

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Alincia Williams-Grant

September 2, 1972 – Alincia Toshiba Harriet Williams-Grant was born to Charlesworth Rolston ‘Cocksie’ Williams and Janet Williams nee Joseph, both of New Winthorpes-Blizzard. Alincia

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Keithly Athill Jnr.

September 2, 1973 – Keithly Athill Jr was born to Keithly Athill Snr.(Gray’s Hill) and Helena Geraldine Shaw-Athill (Barbuda) in St. Croix, USVI. His early

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Conrad Whyte

August 9th, 1973 – Conrad ‘Boast’ Whyte was born to Conrad Whyte Snr (Tinning Village) and Bernadine Phillip (Cooks Hill). He began his early education

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Claudette Peters OH

August 9, 1979 – Claudette ‘CP’ ‘The Diva’  Peters was born in Antigua to Isaline LeBlanc (Dominica) and Veron ‘Waka’ Peters.  She spent her primary

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Carl ‘Bowlie’ Knight

August 5th, 1964 – Carl  Lyndon ‘Bowlie’ Knight was born to KC Joe Knight (Villa) and Eulalie Shephard-Knight (Green Bay). He was raised between the

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Calypso Monarch 2022 Review

July 30, 2022 – The prelude to the Calypso Monarch had stirred the pot sufficiently to fuel anticipation.  Tent season had been of good quality

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Sir Leroy McLean Emmanuel

  February 28th, 1942- Leroy McLean Emmanuel (Short Shirt) was born to William Emmanuel Martin and Louise Abedean and raised at Lower St. Georges Street

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Mickel Brann-Challenger

July 15, 1971 – Mickel Shari Mozoto Brann-Challenger was born to Fitzroy Brann of Freetown and Ineta Brann nee Barnes of English Harbour. Her formative

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Sandra Scotland-Williams

July 15th, 1963 – Sandra Scotland-Williams was born to Jasper Alexander ‘Bobby’ Scotland of Ottos and Mary Helena Augusta Royer Dublin of Swetes Village. She

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CARICOM DAY

July 4th, 1973 – CARICOM (Caricom) , also known as the Caribbean Community, was officially agreed upon through the signing of the Treaty of Chaguaramas

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Karl Spencer

June 27, 1979 – Karl Warren Spencer was born to Hazel Spencer and Bernadette   Spencer.  His parents were from Liberta and Freetown respectively, before settling

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Khan Cordice

June 26th, 1990 – Khan Cordice was born to Elvis Cordice, originally of St. Vincent, and Ruth Naomi Isaac (deceased) of Freemans Village. He was

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Beverly Airall

June 7, 1951- Beverley Skerritt was born. Originally hailing from the Emerald Isle, Antigua became Beverley’s home at the age of two. Her parents, Beatrice

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Vigo Blake Day

May 29, 1813 – The first formal schoolroom to teach enslaved people in the West Indies was opened in Bethesda, Antigua (source: Horsford J. A

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Foster Roberts

February 21st, 1966 – Foster Roberts was born to Raphel Roberts (deceased) and Hyacinth Christopher-Archibald in the village of Bethesda where he was also raised.

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Denmore Roberts

January 24th 1976- Denmore Dwight  Tony Roberts was born to Hilma Charles (Liberta) and James Roberts (All Saints). He was raised in the village of

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Dennis ‘Menace XL’ Roberts

April 27, 1987- Dennis Chamari Philbert Friday Roberts was born to Francine and Philbert Roberts of Urlings Village, Antigua and was the first of four

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Princess Margaret School

April 25, 1955- PRINCESS MARGARET SCHOOL was established as the first government secondary school in Antigua and Barbuda. It was the first secondary school of

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Peter Gordon

April 8th, 1949- Peter Gordon was born to parents Percy Gordon (Greenhill, Liberta) and Avril Scholar Gordon (Church Street, St. John’s). He was raised at

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Kenneth Charlie Griffith Benjamin

April 8, 1967 – Kenneth Charlie Griffith ‘Kenny’ ‘Flipper’ Benjamin was born to Cyril Benjamin (English Harbour) and Vencilla Simon (Liberta).  Save for his overseas

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E Ann Henry

March 30 19__  E Ann Henry KC, Commissioner RJLSC, was born to  Rev D. Henry and Valerie Henry nee Walwyn  in Tortola, British West Indies

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Lola Maxine Kirby Peterson

March 30, 1973 Lola Maxine Kirby Peterson was born to Doreen Florence Clarke Kirby of Ovals and Rupert Sylvester a.k.a. Bobby Kirby of Cedar Grove

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Grammar School

March 25 1884- Though officially chartered on April 16th 1884, the Antigua Grammar School observes March 25 in recognition of its founder, Archbishop Samuel Edward

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Elvis Weaver

March 23rd, 1960- Elvis Weaver Esquire, Assistant Commissioner of Police,  was born to Ferdi and Christelyn Weaver in the village of Liberta where he was also raised. He attended the Liberta Primary and All Saints Secondary Schools.

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Jamion Knight

Jamion Knight March 20, 1985- Jamion Knight was born to Nellie Howell and Keithroy Knight.  He was raised predominantly by his mother, residing in English

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Barbara Andrea Arrindell

March 17, 1970-  Barbara Andrea Arrindell was born to Margaret ‘Peggy’ Arrindell in Old Runaway, in her grandparents’ bedroom. Yes, she still resides where ‘she

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Glenmore ‘King Progress’ Sheppard

March 13, 1962 Glenmore ‘King Progress’ Sheppard was born to Mrs Doreen ‘Nenen’ Sheppard (All Saints Village) and Mr Cyril Sheppard (Christian Hill). His upbringing

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Renee Smith

February 7, 1978 Renée Smith was born to Garfield and Delora Smith. She was raised in the Parham Community. Ms. Smith’s secondary foundation was at

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State Insurance Founded

JANUARY 17, 1977 – State Insurance Commenced Operations.  The wholly owned government enterprise was established as a Department of the Ministry of Finance via the

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First Successful Kidney Transplant

JANUARY 16, 2017 – first successfully completed kidney transplant in Antigua and Barbuda was performed at the Mount St John Medical Centre. The eight-hour, 2-part

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Team Antigua Atlantic Rowers

January 13, 2018 – Team Antigua Atlantic Rowers comprising Eli Fuller, Scott Potter, John Watt and Nico Pshoyos set a national rowing record for crossing

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The Atlantic Campaigns

The Atlantic Campaigns, formerly known as the Atlantic Rowing Race, started as an ocean rowing race from the Canary Islands to the Caribbean, a distance

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JOANNE C. HILLHOUSE

January 5, 1973 – Joanne C Hillhouse was born to Ronald Hillhouse (Seaview Farm, Antigua) and Josephine John-Hillhouse (of Dominica).  She was raised in the

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Richard Lewis

January 2, 1967 –   Richard S. Lewis was born on #2 Armstrong Road in Gray’s Farm on January 2, 1967 to Rose Edwina Lewis (aka

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Samuel ‘Moqush’ Hill

DECEMBER 29, 1954 Samuel ‘Moqush’ Hill was born to Elenora ‘Neckle’ Phillip-Charles (of Point) and ‘Man’ Hill (of Cassie Parsa eventually Villa).Samuel attended Point School

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Laurine Byam

December 19, 1950 – Laurine Marie Byam nee Austrie was born to Josephine Alexander and Denis Austrie, in the village of Mahaut, St. Paul’s Parish

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Calvin Southwell

NOVEMBER 30, 1962 – Calvin Garfield Southwell was born to Wilma Ambrose and Clarence Southwell in the Green Bay Community, St. John’s Antigua and Barbuda.

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Stonewall International

25th November 1989 – Stonewall was founded. Stonewall emerged from the Whitney-Burger combination who got together when time permitted to play for small events.  Leading

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Lennox O’Reilly Weston

November 17, 1960 – Lennox O’Reilly Weston was born to Edmund Weston of Potters and Estella Weston (nee Benjamin) of Parham. Lennox Weston was raised,

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King Court/King Tackey

October 20, 1736 – Prince Klaas/King Court/King Tackey’s body was broken on the wheel after public acknowledgement of all the allegations against him.  He was

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LIAT

20th October 1956 – Leeward Island Air Transport Services ‘LIAT’ was founded in Montserrat by Kittitian Sir Frank Delisle. With only a single six-seater twin

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ACB Caribbean

October 20, 1955 – ACB CARIBBEAN, formerly known as the Antigua Commercial Bank was incorporated as The Antigua Co-operative Bank Limited. It registered a share

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Renée Edwards-Ambrose

October 11 1986 – Renée Edwards-Ambrose’s was born to Mignonette Richards-Edwards from Liberta Village and Rupert Edwards from North Street.   Renée was destined to step

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Winston Baldwin Spencer

October 8, 1948 – Winston Baldwin Spencer was born to Alexandrina Alberta Martin of Bendal’s Village and Frederick Richard Spencer of Johnson’s Village. Former Prime

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Vince ‘Kazi’ McCoy

October 5, 1968 – Vince “Kazi” McCoy was born to Royston and Florentine McCoy of Point and Freetown respectively.  Vince spent his early years on

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Shawn Nicholas

September 22, 1970 –  Shawn Marissa Nicholas was born to Gerald Nicholas and Eileen Richardson from Newfield and Wilikies respectively. Shawn was raised on the

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Sir Curtly Elconn Lynwall Ambrose

September 21 1963 – Sir Curtly Elconn Lynwall Ambrose “Ambi” was born in Swetes Village, St. Mary’s Antigua and Barbuda to Jasper Ambrose from Barnes

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Sir Adolphus Eleazer Freeland KCN

September 12, 1934 – Adolphus Eleazer Freeland was born to William and Keturah Freeland.  He hails from Potters Village. Adolphus Eleazer Freeland began his Education

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LIAT FLIGHT 319 DISAPPEARANCE

AUGUST 3, 1986. LIAT flight 319 disappeared while attempting to land at the E T Joshua Airport (then Arnos Vale), resulting the death of thirteen

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Sir John E. St. Luce

July 13, 1940, Sir John E. St. Luce was born to Cecil St. Luce and Josephine Winter St. Luce on Nevis Street, St. John’s Antigua.

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Sowerby “S” Gomes

June 9, 1965 – Sowerby “S” Gomes was born on Dickenson Bay Street (Back Street), St. John’s Antigua, to Raymond Gomes of Dickenson Bay Street

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Antigua Workers Union (AWU)

JUNE 1, 1967 The Antigua Workers Union (AWU) opened their first Office on Tanner Street. The first union officers (industrial relations officers) were Donald Halstead,

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Halcyon Steel Orchestra Founded

May 5, 1971 Halcyon Steel Orchestra’s official establishment date. Penrod Kirby one of the founding fathers and first captain of the band indicated that the

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PRINCESS MARGARET SCHOOL

TODAY IN HISTORY – April 25, 1955 PRINCESS MARGARET SCHOOL was established as the first government secondary school in Antigua and Barbuda.The original compound included

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Dalma ‘Boogie’ George

April 10, 1959 – Dalma ‘Boogie’ George was born to Theodore George of Rodney Street and Edris George of Grays Farm. He proudly declares that

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Gwendolyn “Gwen” Salmon

TODAY IN HISTORY – April 8, 1969, Gwendolyn “Gwen” Salmon was born to Hurbert Salmon of Green Bay, Antigua & Barbuda and Catherine Destouche (Dominican).

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Dale Jones

March 12, 1964 Dale Jones was born to Ann Prevost and Maurice Jones.  Dales early years were spent on Station Street, Grays Farm, he attended

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State Insurance Commenced Operations

January 17, 1977 State Insurance Commenced Operations. First Federation Life Insurance Company Ltd (FFLIC) was a regional operation being impacted by the socialist philosophy, which

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