16 November 2023
7.30pm (AEDT) – Men’s Cricket – ICC Cricket World Cup Semi Final – Australia v South Africa – Kolkata, India
8.00pm (AEDT) – Men’s Soccer – World Cup Qualifier – Australia v Bangladesh – Melbourne
ABS Data Release – Labour Force, October
Company shareholder meeting – Sonic Healthcare; Mineral Resources; Seven Group Holdings; REA; Mirvac; Northern Star Resources; Altium
AIHW Release – Head injuries in Australia 2020-21
First part of the final season of The Crown premieres on Netflix
• the foundation of Havana after Cuba moved its capital to avoid mosquito infestations (1519)
• New Zealand officially becoming a separate colony within the British Empire, severing its link to New South Wales (1840)
• the founding of Qantas (1920)
• the founding of UNESCO, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (1945)
• Milli Vanilli being stripped of their Grammy Award because they did not sing on the Girl You Know It’s True album (1990)
• the first case of SARS virus recorded in China, though it wasn’t identified until later (2002)
• the debut of Lionel Messi for FC Barcelona (2003)
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