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1

Horses' Birthday in Southern Hemisphere

2

Jeans for Genes Day

Persian Gulf War Began (1990)

3

Columbus Set Sail (1492)

Equal Opportunity for Men and Women (1984)

4

International Friendship Day

National Aboriginal and Islander Children's Day

Britain Declared War on Germany (WWI) (1914)

First People to Drive Around Australia (1925)

Nazis Arrested Anne Frank & Family (1944)

5

Northern Territory Picnic Day

Neil Armstrong Born (1930)

6

Alfred Lord Tennyson Born (1809)

First Woman to Swim English Channel (1926)

Atomic Bomb Dropped on Hiroshima (1945)

7

First Pictures of Earth Taken from Space (1959)

Linda McGill Swam English Channel (1965)

8

Ramadan Ends/Eid-ul-Fitr

Blessed Mary MacKillop Born (1909)

Great Train Robbery (1963)

9

International Day of World's Indigenous People

Jesse Owens Won Four Olympic Gold Medals (1936)

Atom Bomb Dropped on Nagasaki (1945)

10

Ferdinand Magellan Set Sail from Seville (1519)

11

Martian Moon Phobos Discovered (1677)

First Racing Meeting at Ascot (1711)

Alan Pierce Cycled Backwards 100km (1985)

12

Cleopatra Committed Suicide (30 BC)

International Youth Day

Antiseptic First Used During Surgery (1865)

13

International Left-Hander's Day

Alfred Hitchcock Born (1899)

Berlin Wall Built (1961)

14

Children's Author Ted Prior Born (1945)

Pakistan Gained Independence from Britain (1947)

British Troops Sent into Northern Ireland (1969)

15

King Macbeth Killed (1057)

Panama Canal Opened (1914)

India Gained Independence from Britain (1947)

National Library of Australia Opened (1968)

New Solar System Discovered (2001)

16

Bathysphere Reached Record Depth in Ocean (1934)

Cyprus Gained Independence (1960)

17

Indonesia Independence Day

First Successful Transatlantic Hot Air Balloon Flight (1978)

18

Vietnam Veterans Day

G. H. Reid Elected 4th Prime Minister (1904)

19

World Humanitarian Day

Adolf Hitler Elected Fuhrer (1934)

20

Czechoslovakia Invaded by Warsaw Pact Nations (1968)

First Solo Ascent of Mt. Everest (1980)

21

Hugh Victor McKay Born (1865)

Mona Lisa Stolen (1911)

22

English Civil War Began (1642)

James Cook Arrived on Possession Island (1770)

23

Cancer Society's Daffodil Day

William Wallace Executed (1305)

Japan Declared War on Germany (WWI) (1914)

24

Mount Vesuvius Erupted (79)

St. Bartholomew's Day Massacre (1572)

Australian Antarctic Territory Acceptance Act (1936)

25

First Swimmer Crossed the English Channel (1875)

Judiciary Act Passed (1903)

Earth Photographed from the Moon (1966)

26

Caesar's First British Expedition (55 BC)

J. C. Williamson Born (1845)

27

Eruption of Krakatoa (1883)

Cricket Player Donald Bradman Born (1908)

Mother Teresa Born (1910)

28

Martin Luther King Delivers "I Have a Dream" Speech (1963)

Australia's First Communication Satellite Launched (1985)

29

Arthur Fadden Elected 13th Prime Minister (1941)

USSR Tested Atomic Bomb (1949)

Beatles' Last Major Live Concert (1966)

30

International Day of the Disappeared

31

International Blog Day

Last Day of Winter

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