/ 16 April 2021

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US President Joe Biden has his first face-to-face meeting with a foreign leader during a summit with his Japan’s Yoshihide Suga – Washington, DC

World Voice Day

Birthdays for former Pope Benedict XVI (1927), Akon (1973), Claire Foy (1984), Chance the Rapper (1993) and Tayla Harris (1997)

Anniversary of:
• the birthdays of Charlie Chaplin (1889), Spike Milligan (1918), Henry Mancini (1924), Dusty Springfield (1939)
• the Virginia Tech massacre (2007)

1.30pm (ACST) – AFLW Grand Final – Adelaide Crows v Brisbane Lions – Adelaide Oval

Syria’s National Day

World Haemophilia Day

World Circus Day

Birthdays for Jennifer Garner (1972) and Victoria Beckham (1974)

Anniversary of:
• the invention of modern snooker by Sir Neville Chamberlain (aka not the former UK PM…) (1875)
• the premiere of Game of Thrones on HBO (2011)
• the deaths Linda McCartney (1998), Gabriel García Márquez (2014) and Barbara Bush (2018)

12.00am (AEST) – Prince Philip’s funeral service – St George’s Chapel, Windsor Castle. It will be broadcast live on Channel 9, 10 and the ABC

Independence Day – Zimbabwe

International Day for Monuments and Sites

Birthdays for James Woods (1947), Conan O’Brien (1963), David Tennant (1971) and Kourtney Kardashian (1979)

Anniversary of:
• the first crossword puzzle book published by Simon & Schuster (1924)
• the death of Albert Einstein (1955)
• the marriage of Grace Kelly and Prince Rainier III of Monaco (1956)
• Wham becoming the first western pop act to release an album in China (1985)

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