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08 July - Australian History quickes

Unread postby Max ADU » Tue Jul 09, 2013 1:34 pm

Today in Australian History - 7 events

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1800's

  • 1882 – Percy Grainger, Australian pianist and composer, born in Melbourne.
  • 1862 – John McDouall Stuart discovers the Katherine River. (pictured)




1900's
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  • 1904 – Sydney's electricity supply is officially switched on.
  • 1936 – The Federal Government announces an increase in military training strength, in response to the rise of fascism in Europe.
  • 1963 – Margaret Court becomes the first Australian woman to win the Women's Singles tennis championship at Wimbledon. (pictured)
  • 1991 – The first share offer for the newly privatised Commonwealth Bank.
2000's
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  • 2005 – Defecting Chinese diplomat Chen Yonglin is awarded a protection visa.
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Re: 08 July - Australian History quickes

Unread postby Max ADU » Tue Jul 08, 2014 6:43 pm

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