16 October 2023
Term 4 begins for public schools in South Oz and Tassie
Both houses of Parliament sit for a week
Start of National Nutrition Week (until 23 October)
World Bread Day
Sport Australia Hall of Fame ceremony – Sydney
Birthdays for Flea (1962), Casey Stoner (1985), and Naomi Osaka (1997)
• the death of Marie Antoinette (1793)
• Oscar Wilde’s birthday (1854)
• the foundation of the Liberal Party of Australia (1944)
• the publication of Charlotte Brontë’s Jane Eyre (1847) and CS Lewis’ The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe (1950)
• the beginning of the Cuban Missile Crisis (1962)
• the marriage of actors Kristen Bell and Dax Shepard (2013)
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