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September 2016 Educators' Calendar

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1

First Day of Spring

Wattle Day

Germany Invaded Poland, Starting WWII (1939)

2

Indigenous Literacy Day

Victory over Japan (V-J) Day (1945)

Council for Reconciliation Established (2000)

3

Australian National Flag Day

Fred Hollows Foundation Day

World War II Declared (1939)

First Pictures Taken of Mars's Surface (1976)

4

Halley Saw His Comet (1682)

Swimmer Dawn Fraser Born (1937)

5

Tragedy at Munich Summer Olympics (1972)

6

Father's Day

Victoria, First Known Ship to Circle Earth, Returned to Spain (1522)

Yellow Star of David Required for All German Jews (1941)

Aboriginal Artist of the Year Established (1984)

7

National Threatened Species Day

Big Ben Started Working (1859)

8

International Literacy Day

First Football League Matched Played in England (1888)

9

Footballer Shane Crawford Born (1974)

10

World Suicide Prevention Day

Rickshaw Invented (1869)

Katherine Gorge Handed Over to Traditional Owners (1989)

11

Massive Terrorist Attack on Three American Cities (2001)

12

First Prototype Submarine Tested in the Thames (1624)

Australia's First Passenger Steam Train Operated (1854)

13

International Chocolate Day

National Bilby Day

Roald Dahl Day

14

Gregorian Calendar Replaced Julian Calendar (1752)

Scientist Ivan Pavlov Born (1849)

15

Battle of Britain Day

International Day of Democracy

World Lymphoma Awareness Day

Writer Agatha Christie Born (1890)

The Nuremberg Law Enacted in Germany (1935)

16

International Day for Preservation of Ozone Layer

South Pole Discovered by Roald Amundsen (1906)

Television Debuted in Australia (1956)

Papua New Guinea Gained Independence from Australia (1975)

17

Australian Citizenship Day

Queen Elizabeth I Born (1533)

Fisher Became Prime Minister for 3rd Time (1914)

18

World Water Monitoring Day

19

Coat of Arms Granted (1912)

20

Large Rally for Australia to Become a Republic (1976)

21

International Day of Peace

World Alzheimer's Day

Writer H. G. Wells Born (1866)

The Hobbit Published (1937)

22

Yom Kippur Begins at Sundown

World Car-Free Day

Iran-Iraq War Erupted (1980)

23

Spring Equinox

Caesar Augustus Born (63 BC)

Eid-al-Adha (Muslim Day of Sacrifice)

Neptune Discovered (1846)

24

First Hydrogen Airship (Dirigible) Flew (1852)

Alfred Deakin Became Prime Minister (1903)

25

National Save the Koala Day

Sprinter Cathy Freeman Won Olympic Gold (2000)

26

Concorde's First Nonstop Flight Across Atlantic (1973)

Australia Won the America's Cup (1983)

27

Sukkot (Jewish Harvest Festival) Begins at Sundown

Taliban Rebels Take Kabul (1996)

Google Established (1998)

28

Queen's Birthday Holiday (WA Only)

First Marathon Run by Greek Soldier (490 BC)

British National Anthem First Sung (1745)

Australia's First Cinema Opened (1896)

Social Security System Established (1946)

29

National Police Remembrance Day

Lord Admiral Horatio Nelson Born (1758)

30

International Translation Day

Nuremberg Trials Found 22 Guilty (1946)

 

 

 


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