/ 19 September 2021

19 September 2021

7.30pm (AEST) – AFL – Brownlow medal ceremony – Optus Stadium, Perth

Russia goes to the polls for the country’s parliamentary elections

National Thank A Cop Day

Talk Like a Pirate Day, supporting families affected by childhood cancer

Birthdays for model Twiggy (1949), talk show host Jimmy Fallon (1974)

Anniversary of:
• New Zealand becoming the first country to grant all women the right to vote (1893)
• Chubby Checker’s The Twist hitting #1 on the Billboard Hot 100 (1960)
• the first documented use of emoticons by computer scientist Scott Fahlman (1982) 😉
• the premiere of Goodfellas (1990)
• the death of Slim Dusty (2003)

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