9 October 2023
Independence Day in Uganda
Term 4 begins for public schools in NSW, Western Oz, the ACT, and the NT
Start of the AFR Energy and Climate Summit – Sydney (until 10 October)
Start of Foot Health Week (until 15 October)
Columbus Day in the US, marking the anniversary of the explorers’ first arrival to the Americas in 1492
• the founding of Hobart (1804)
• the premiere Phantom of the Opera in London (1986)
• John Lennon’s birthday (1940)
• then-PM Julia Gillard’s misogyny speech (2012)
• activist Malala Yousafzai being shot by a Taliban gunman as she tried to board her school bus in Pakistan (2012)
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