/ 10 October 2021

10 October 2021

2.30am (AEDT) – Kim Kardashian-West hosts Saturday Night Live

7.10pm (AEDT) – Women’s T20 Cricket – Australia v India – Gold Coast

Taiwan’s National Day

Fiji Day, marking the anniversary of its independence from the UK (1970)

Party Foundation Day in North Korea, marking the anniversary of the foundation of the Workers’ Party of Korea (1945)

World Mental Health Day

Start of World Mental Health Week (on until 17 October)

Start of National Carers Week (until 16 October)

World Homeless Day

World Porridge Day

Birthdays for author Nora Roberts (1950), rocker David Lee Roth (1954)

Anniversary of:
• the first dinner jacket (tuxedo) being worn to an autumn ball at Tuxedo Park, NY (1886)
• the formation of the Women’s Social and Political Union by Emmeline Pankhurst to fight for women’s rights in Britain (1903)
• the release of the Beach Boys’ Good Vibrations single (1966)
• the deaths of Abel Tasman (1659), Orson Welles (1985), Yul Brynner (1985), Christopher Reeve (2004), Dame Joan Sutherland (2010)

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