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11 May - Australian History quickies

Unread postby Max ADU » Sat May 11, 2013 7:26 pm

Today in Australian History - 11 May

  • 1938 – Two jockeys are killed in a racing incident at Morphettville Racecourse.
  • 1982 – The High Court upholds the Racial Discrimination Act 1975 in Koowarta v Bjelke-Petersen.
  • 1989 – Rosemary Follett became the first Chief Minister of the Australian Capital Territory and the first female leader of any Australian state or territory.
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