/ 17 September 2021

17 September 2021

7.50pm (AEST) – NRL Semi-Finals – Manly Sea Eagles v Sydney Roosters – BB Print Stadium, Mackay

Australian Citizenship Day, marking the anniversary of the proclamation of the Commonwealth of Australia (1900)

Birthdays for Indian PM Narendra Modi (1950) and director Baz Luhrmann (1962)

Anniversary of:
• Dutch scientist Antonie van Leeuwenhoek becoming the first to report the existence of bacteria (1683)
• the debut of the Looney Tunes characters Wile E Coyote and Road Runner in the cartoon Fast and Furry-ous (1949)
• the premiere of MAS*H (1972)
• the signing of the Camp David Accords, frameworks for peace in the Middle East and between Egypt and Israel (1978)

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