/ 10 February 2024

10 February 2024

2.40pm (AEDT) – Women’s Cricket – One Day International Series Australia v South Africa, Game 3 – Adelaide

11.00pm (AEDT) Women’s Hockey FIH Pro League – Netherlands v Australia – India

Royal Hobart Regatta begins (on until 12 Feb)   

Horse racing – Inglis Millennium – Randwick

Horse racing – CF Orr Stakes – Caulfield 

Chinese Lunar New Year rings in the year of the Wood Dragon

Birthdays for actors Laura Dern (1967), Elizabeth Banks (1974) and Chloe Grace Moretz (1997)

Anniversary of:

  • the debut of the Tom & Jerry cartoon (1940)
  • Glenn Miller’s In the Mood hitting #1 (1940)
  • the sinking of the HMAS Voyager after colliding with aircraft carrier HMAS Melbourne killing 82 people (1964)
  • IBM’s Deep Blue becoming the first computer to win a game of chess against a reigning human chess champion – in this case Gary Kasparov (1996)
  • more than 30 bushfires in NSW being put out by the heaviest rainfall in 30 years, helping end one of Australia’s worst bushfire seasons ever (2020)

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