The Opening of the Sydney Harbour Bridge

The Opening of the Sydney Harbour Bridge

THE OPENING OF THE SYDNEY HARBOUR BRIDGE

Officially, the opening of the Sydney Harbour Bridge was in 1932 on Saturday, 19 March by the then current New South Wales Premier – The Hon. John T. Lang.

The Opening of the Sydney Harbour Bridge

The Opening of the Sydney Harbour Bridge by the Hon. John. T. Lang

It was a very momentous occasion drawing in very large crowds to the city and around the Sydney Harbour foreshore. it is estimated that somewhere between 300,000 and 1 million people came to watch the opening of the Sydney Harbour Bridge.

The Opening of the Sydney Harbour Bridge – Not without Drama!

The then premier of the time, Hon John T. Lang was quite controversial and just as many enemies as supporters.  The Opening of the Sydney Harbour Bridge was disrupted by New Guard member Captain Francis de Groot by cutting the ribbon before Lang.

 

 

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