/ 01 July 2022

1 July 2022

19 NOV (41)

Happy new financial year…

7.30pm (AEST) – Men’s Basketball – World Cup Qualifiers – Australia v Japan – Melbourne

8.00pm – Tour de France begins – Copenhagen

Territory Day – Northern Territory

Canada Day, marking the anniversary of the foundation of Canada (1867)

Independence Day in Rwanda

Chinese President Xi Jinping heads to Hong Kong to mark the 25th anniversary of the city’s handover to China from the UK. It’s his first trip outside the mainland since the pandemic began

Federal, state and territory health ministers meet – Canberra

International Reggae Day

Tartan Day

International Chicken Wing Day

90th anniversary of the official launch of the ABC (1932)

Birthdays for singers Debbie Harry (1945) and John Farnham (1949), and F1 driver Daniel Ricciardo (1989)

Anniversary of:
• the birthday of Princess Diana (1961)
• the “SOS” morse code signal becoming the worldwide standard for help (1908)
• the beginning of the Battle of the Somme, one of the biggest battles of WWI (1916)
• the founding of the Chinese Communist Party (1921)
• the release of the Sony Walkman (1979)
• the establishment of The International Criminal Court (2002)
• the death of actor Marlon Brando (2004)

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