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04 September - Australian History quickies

Unread postby Max ADU » Wed Sep 04, 2013 11:00 pm

Today in Australian History
4th September


6 major events in Australian History Today
1800's
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  • 1873 - Colonel Warburton captures an Aboriginal woman with the intent of forcing her to reveal the whereabouts of native wells.
  • 1897 – Essendon wins the first VFL/AFL premiership.

1900's
  • 1924 – The Commonwealth Citrus Research Station (subsumed in 1927 into the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO)) opened at Griffith, New South Wales in the Murrumbidgee Irrigation Area (which is fed by the Murrumbidgee River).
  • 1992 – Lynn Arnold becomes Premier of South Australia after the resignation of John Bannon following the near-collapse of the State Bank.

2000's
  • 2005 – Robert
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    Farquharson murders his three children by driving them into a farm dam near Winchelsea, Victoria.
  • 2006 – Steve Irwin, the Crocodile Hunter, dies after being stung by a stingray. **Click to read more and watch video
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Re: 04 September - Australian History quickies

Unread postby Max ADU » Thu Sep 04, 2014 10:56 pm

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