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22 June - Australian History quickies

Unread postby Max ADU » Sat Jun 22, 2013 10:32 am

Today in Australian History
22nd June


7 events in today Australian history were,
• 1896 – The second Victoria Bridge is opened in Brisbane by the Governor of Queensland, Lord Lamington. The previous bridge was destroyed by floodwaters.
• 1903 – Garfield Barwick, Chief Justice of the High Court of Australia is born in Sydney.
• 1926 – The Council for Scientific Research (CSIR) formed; later became the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation.
• 1938 – Poet C. J. Dennis died.
• 1957 – Garry Gary Beers, bassist for INXS is born.
• 1964 - The Royal Flying Doctor Service's Cloncurry base is relocated to Mt Isa, Queensland.
• 1977 – The Uniting Church of Australia is formed from the Methodist, Congregational and Presbyterian Churches.
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Unread postby Max ADU » Sun Jun 22, 2014 3:41 pm

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