/ 20 September 2021

20 September 2021

8.00pm (AEST) – Former US President Donald Trump speaks to Sky News’ Sharri Markson on Wuhan lab/COVID leak theory 

The Melbourne Magistrates Court is due to hand down a decision on whether former school principal Malka Leifer will stand trial on sexual assault charges

Canadian federal election

Start of Headache & Migraine Week (on until 24 September)

Birthdays for actor Sophia Loren (1934), Game of Thrones author George RR Martin (1948) and Aussie muso Tim Rogers (1968)

Anniversary of:
• the Battle of the Sexes tennis showdown between Billie Jean King and Bobby Riggs (1973)
• US President George W. Bush declaring a “war on terror” following the 11 September terrorist attacks (2001)
• the release of Carly Rae Jepsen’s Call Me Maybe single (2011)
• Hurricane Maria that resulted in 2,975 deaths in Puerto Rico (2017)
• students from 185 countries stage the world’s largest-ever protest on climate change culminating in Manhattan rally led by Greta Thunberg (2019)

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