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30 May - Australian History quickies

Unread postby Max ADU » Thu May 30, 2013 7:47 pm

Today in Australian History - 10 Events that happened today.

1800s
• 1861 - Wills returns to the Dig tree to see whether a rescue party has arrived.
• 18940's - Explorer David Carnegie finds gold at Niagara Creek, Western Australia.
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• 1886 - The Ly-ee-Moon steamer runs aground off Cape Green lighthouse in southern NSW, Australia, killing 71.

1900
• 1911 – The Supreme Court of the Northern Territory is established.
• 1923 – Australia, New Zealand and the United Kingdom sign an agreement to share the administration of former German colony Nauru.
• 1925 – Millicent Preston-Stanley becomes the first woman member of the New South Wales Legislative Assembly.
• 1928 – Pro Hart born in Broken Hill, New South Wales.For more detail information
• 1988 – Expo '88 begins in Brisbane, 18 million visits are made in the six months it is open.
• 1989 – Ananda Marga member Tim Anderson is arrested on charges related to the 1978 Hilton bombing.
• 1991 – A television report reveals that Bob Hawke made a secret agreement to hand over the ALP leadership to Paul Keating in1988.
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