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02 October - 5 Australian History quickies

Unread postby Max ADU » Wed Oct 02, 2013 9:45 pm

Today in Australian History
2nd October


5 major events in Australian History today.
1900's
  • 1902 - William Gocher defies the Australian law that prohibits daylight bathing in the ocean, and sets a new precedent in surf-swimming.
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  • 1935 – John Curtin replaces James Scullin as leader of the Australian Labor Party.

  • 1964 – Gladesville Bridge (pictured)
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    opened—the world's longest concrete arch at the time.

  • 1981 – Luke Wilkshire, Australian football (soccer) player, was born in Wollongong.

  • 1990 – Opera singer Dame Joan Sutherland announces her retirement.
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Re: 02 October - 5 Australian History quickies

Unread postby Max ADU » Fri Oct 31, 2014 12:48 pm

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