3 November 2021
12.30pm (AEDT) – His Excellency Jean-Pierre Thebault, France’s Ambassador to Australia, addresses the National Press Club – Canberra
6.00pm (AEDT) – The Prime Minister’s Prizes for Science are announced – Canberra
Company AGM – Domino’s Pizza
The 68th Sydney Film Festival begins (until 14 Nov)
National Days for Dominica, Micronesia, and Panama
Birthdays for US Vogue editor Anna Wintour (1949), sports star Ellyse Perry (1990) and model/TV personality Kendall Jenner (1995)
• the patenting of the first modern elastic bra by New York socialite Mary Phelps Jacob (1913)
• the Soviet Union launching Sputnik 2 with space dog Laika aboard (1957)
• the election of US Presidents Lyndon B Johnson (1964) and Bill Clinton (1992)
• the release of Whitney Houston’s cover of Dolly Parton’s single I Will Always Love You (1992)
• Michelle Payne becoming the first female jockey to win the Melbourne Cup (2015)
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