/ 08 June 2024

8 June 2024

9.45am (AEST) – The King’s Birthday Parade will be held at Government House, Sydney, with an address by NSW Governor Margaret Beazley 

10.30am (ACST) – Australian diving Olympic trials, men’s 3m final and women’s platform final – Adelaide

1.00pm (AEST) – The 51st Daytime Emmy Awards are on in Los Angeles (8pm Fri local time) 

9.15pm (AEST) – Hockey: FIH Women’s Pro League, Aus v Great Britain – Belgium, and watch on 7Plus

11.30pm (AEST) – Hockey: FIH Men’s Pro League, Aus v Great Britain – Belgium, and watch on 7Plus

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi to be sworn-in for an historic third term – India 

Tennis: French Open women’s singles final – Paris, and watch on 9Gem

The 28th Annual Australian Kelpie Muster (on until 9 June) – Casterton

Democratic primary in Virgin Islands

World Brain Tumor Day 

World Oceans Day 

National Best Friend Day

National Gin Day

Birthdays for Nancy Sinatra (1940), inventor of the World Wide Web Tim Berners-Lee (1955), and Kanye West (1977)

Anniversary of:

  • the completion of the first trans-Pacific flight (US to Australia) by Charles Kingsford Smith (1928)
  • Siam changing its name to Thailand (1949)
  • the publication of George Orwell’s 1984 (1949)
  • the death of Anthony Bourdain (2018)

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