/ 01 August 2022

1 August 2022

19 NOV (63)

9.00pm (AEST) – Commonwealth Games – Netball – Australia v South Africa – Birmingham

Picnic Day public holiday (NT)

Bank holiday in NSW

Property data analysts CoreLogic releases its July home prices report

Switzerland’s national day

Start of World Breastfeeding Week (until 7 August)

Start of Dental Health Week (until 7 August)

Start of Pawgust (for Guide Dogs Australia)

Start of Homelessness Prevention Week (until 7 August)

Birthdays for director Sam Mendes (1965), actor Jason Momoa (1979) and all Aussie horses

Anniversary of:
• English chemist Joseph Priestley discovering oxygen by isolating it in its gaseous state (1774)
• the publication of the first Michelin Guide by the brothers Édouard and André Michelin (1900)
• Mahatma Gandhi founding the Non-Cooperation Movement aiming to end British rule in India (1920)
• the production of the first Jeep car (1941)
• te reo Māori becoming an official language of New Zealand (1987)
• the publication of George RR Martin’s A Game of Thrones, the first in his series A Song of Ice and Fire (1996)

2.00am (AEST) – Commonwealth Games – Men’s Hockey – Australia v New Zealand – Birmingham

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