/ 20 February 2024

20 February 2024

About 9.00pm (AEDT) – Julian Assange’s final appeal starts at the Royal Courts of Justice  – London

Company Results – BHP

World Day of Social Justice 

National Love Your Pet Day

Birthdays for Cindy Crawford (1966) and Rihanna (1988) 

Anniversary of:

  • British naval officer John Moresby discovering the site of what would become Port Moresby in Papua New Guinea and claiming it for Great Britain (1873)
  • Kurt Cobain’s birthday (1967)
  • the Southern Hemisphere’s most powerful storm on record (296km/hour), Cyclone Winston, hitting Fiji (2016)
  • Venezuela becoming the first country to launch a virtual currency, the petro, to counteract their financial crisis (2018)

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