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01 October - Australian History quickies

Unread postby Max ADU » Tue Oct 01, 2013 5:14 pm

Today in Australian History
1st October

9 major events in Australian History Today
1800's
  • 1844 – German explorer
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    Ludwig Leichhardt sets out from the Darling Downs to travel northwest to Port Essington.
  • 1880 – The Melbourne International Exhibition was opened at the Royal Exhibition Building in Carlton.

1900's
  • 1918 – Australian troops capture Damascus.
  • 1925 – Greater Brisbane was
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    inaugurated as a single municipal authority under Brisbane City Council.
  • 1935 – Heinz & Company in Australia begins producing tinned baked beans. ** Click here to read more and watch video
  • 1981 – The National Bank of Australasia and the Commercial Bank of Australasia merged to form the National Australia Bank.
  • 1988 – The ALP government of John Cain is narrowly re-elected for a third term in Victoria.

2000's
  • 2005 – The 2005 Bali bombings
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    take place, killing 23 people (including the three suicide bombers) and injuring 129. Four of the dead and 19 of the injured are Australian.
  • 2009 – Australia's population passes 22 million.
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Re: 01 October - Australian History quickies

Unread postby Max ADU » Wed Oct 01, 2014 8:20 pm

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