/ 18 March 2024

18 March 2024

5.30pm (AEDT) – New Tasmanian AFL team to reveal club name, colours, logo and jumper design – Hobart

Federal Parliament sitting – both Houses (until 21 March) – Canberra

Leading Innovation Summit – Sydney

Birthdays for Queen Latifah (1970), Adam Levine (1979) and Lily Collins (1989)

Anniversary of:

  • the first-ever public ‘bus’ service operating in Paris (1662)
  • Mahatma Gandhi being sentenced to 6 years imprisonment for disobedience (1922)
  • the ratification of the North Atlantic Treaty Org (NATO) (1949)
  • Alexey Leonov becoming the first person to walk in space (1965)
  • the deaths of actor Natasha Richardson (2009), musician Chuck Berry (2017) and Dr Catherine Hamlin (2020)

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