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10 July - Australian History quickies

Unread postby Max ADU » Wed Jul 10, 2013 8:33 pm

Today in Australian History - 6 Events

  • 1812 – The report of a Select Committee
    on transportation, the first study of transportation generally supports Lachlan Macquarie's liberal policies.
  • 1852 - Sydney, Australia, is incorporated as a city.
  • 1864 – Austin Chapman, Minister for Defence in the first Deakin Government, is born in Bong Bong, New South Wales.

  • 1908 – John Armstrong, Minister in the Chifley Government and Lord Mayor of Sydney, is born in Ultimo, New South Wales.
  • 1911 – King George V grants the title of Royal Australian Navy to Australia's naval forces.
    Read more and view video - click here
  • 1947 – Humorist Lennie Lower dies of cancer.
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