/ 19 April 2024

19 April 2024

8.30am (AEST) – Westfield Bondi Junction reopens for trade – Sydney

2.00pm (AEST) – Taylor Swift’s new album The Tortured Poets Department drops

Motorsport: F1 – The Chinese Grand Prix starts today (until 21 April) – Shanghai

ABS Data Release – Agricultural commodities – crops, fruit/veg and livestock – for the financial year 2021/22

Coachella – 2nd weekend – Palm Springs

India’s general election begins (voting is open until early June)

National Garlic Day

Birthdays for Tim Curry (1946), Kate Hudson (1979), and Maria Sharapova (1987)

Anniversary of:

  • Captain James Cook’s first sighting of Australia (1770)
  • the deaths of Lord Byron (1824) and Charles Darwin (1882)
  • Advance Australia Fair being proclaimed as Australia’s national anthem, and green and gold becoming the national colours (1984)

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