11 November 2023
11.00am – A minute’s silence for Remembrance Day marking the anniversary of the armistice which ended WWI, and in memory of the millions who have died in all wars and armed conflicts
3.05pm (AEDT) – AFLW Qualifying Final – Adelaide v Brisbane Lions – Adelaide
4.00pm (AEDT) – Men’s ICC Cricket World Cup Group Stage – Australia v Bangladesh – Pune, India
6.00pm (AEDT) – United Nations Special Rapporteur for Palestinian Human Rights, Francesca Albanese, delivers the Edward Said Memorial Lecture – Adelaide (livestream available here)
Emergency summit of Arab League Council is held to discuss situation in Gaza – Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Start of Australian Food Safety Week (until 18 November)
Singles’ Day – China
A birthday for Leonardo DiCaprio (1974)
• Ned Kelly being hanged at Melbourne Gaol (1880)
• the birthday of author Fyodor Dostoyevsky (1821)
• the opening of the Australian War Memorial in Canberra (1941)
• the publication of Joseph Heller’s novel Catch-22 (1962)
• PM Gough Whitlam being removed from office by Governor-General Sir John Kerr (1975)
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