/ 16 June 2024

16 June 2024

10.30am (AEST) – Mens Cricket: ICC T20 World Cup – Aus v Scotland – St Lucia, and watch on Prime

Evening – Eid al-Adha begins (until 19 June)

Refugee Week begins (until 22 June)

International Day of the African Child

National Vegemite Day 

International Day of Family Remittances 

Anniversary of:

  • the formation of the Salvation Army in London (1880)
  • the opening of the first roller coaster – Coney Island, New York (1884)
  • the marriage of poets Ted Hughes and Sylvia Plath (1956)
  • the premiere of Alfred Hitchcock’s Psycho (1960)
  • Russia’s Valentina Tereshkova becoming the first woman in space (1963)
  • the release of David Bowie’s breakthrough album The Rise & Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars (1972)

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