Flashback: On this day in Gladstone
1916: The annual breaking-up at the Parsons Point State School was celebrated by a picnic.
A sports programme was arranged for the children, and a prize was handed to every child.
During the proceedings the children presented the teacher, Miss Muriel McCray, with a manicure set.
Miss McCray is severing her connection with the teaching staff. The head teacher, MR RJ Thomas, handed the gift to Miss McCray.
1933: A picturesque wedding took place at St Andrew's Presbyterian Church, when Brenda, youngest daughter of Mr John Robinson, was married to William Morris, eldest son of the late Mrs Coleman, Rockhampton.
The bride was given away by her brother, Mr James Robinson.
Bridesmaid was Miss Doris Chapman, niece of the bride, while Mr Aubrey Schofield, of Rockhampton, was best man.
1949: An eight months old baby, Rodney August Josefski, was killed instantly tonight when the second division of the Townsville mail struck a utility at the Auckland Street railway crossing.
His mother, Mrs Violet Josefski, died half an hour after being admitted to the Gladstone Hospital.
The driver of the car, Lawrence Aubrey Josefski, 26, was pinned in the wrecked utility and admitted to hospital. His condition was critical.