/ 15 May 2024

15 May 2024

Midday (AEST) – Judging of the best in show at the Westminster Dog Show – New York

12.30pm (AEST) – Treasurer Jim Chalmers will give the Post Budget Address to the National Press Club – Canberra

ABS Data Release – Wage Price Index, March

International Day of Families 

Anniversary of:

  • the patenting of the world’s first machine gun (1718)
  • the formation of the National Woman Suffrage Association, founded by Susan B Anthony and Elizabeth Cady Stanton (1869)
  • Jessica Watson becoming the youngest person to sail solo, non-stop and unassisted around the world at age 16 (2010)
  • the deaths of Emily Dickinson (1886), Robert Menzies (1978), and Bud Tingwell (2009)

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