/ 20 October 2021

20 October 2021

12.30pm (AEDT) – Dr Katherine Woodthorpe AO, delivers the 2021 Ralph Slatyer Address on Science and Society, marking the 30th Anniversary of the world-renowned Cooperative Research Centres Program – National Press Club, Canberra

World Osteoporosis Day

International Chef’s Day

Birthdays for composer Thomas Newman (1955), director Danny Boyle (1956), US Senator and VP Democratic nominee Kamala Harris (1964), rapper Snoop Dogg (1971)

Anniversary of:
• US President Abraham Lincoln formally establishing Thanksgiving as a national holiday (1864)
• the publication of the third and final volume of JRR Tolkien’s Lord of the Rings trilogy, The Return of the King (1955)
• the opening of the Sydney Opera House by Queen Elizabeth II (1973)
• Joko Widodo becoming President of Indonesia (2014)

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