/ 01 March 2021

Squiz the day

Labour Day public holiday (WA)

From 12.00pm – 78th Annual Gold Globe Awards – broadcast live on Foxtel Arena

ABS Data Releases – Business Indicators, December; Lending Indicators, January; Mineral and Petroleum Exploration, December

World Compliment Day

Zero Discrimination Day (UN)

Birthdays for Lupita Nyong’o (1983), Kesha (1987) and Justin Bieber (1994)

Anniversary of:
• the first people being accused of witchcraft in Salem, Massachusetts (1692)
• Yellowstone becoming the world’s first national park (1872)
• Henri Becquerel’s discovery of radioactivity (1896)
• the US explosion of Castle Bravo, a 15 megaton hydrogen bomb at Bikini Atoll, which accidentally became the most powerful nuclear device ever detonated by the US (1954)
• the release of Pink Floyd’s Dark Side of the Moon (1973)
• colour television transmissions beginning in Australia (1975)

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