23 October 2021
3.45pm (AEDT) – Rugby – Wallabies v Japan – Oita Stadium, Japan
7:45pm (AEDT) – Football – Women’s Friendlies – Matildas v Brazil – CommBank Stadium, Sydney
9.00pm (AEDT) – Cricket – T20 World Cup – Australia v South Africa – Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi
Start of Children’s Week (on until 31 October)
Mole Day (which is actually about chemistry…)
International Snow Leopard Day
Liberation Day in Libya, marking the anniversary of the end of Muammar Gaddafi’s regime (2011)
Birthdays for actors Ryan Reynolds (1976) and Emilia Clarke (1986)
• the first plastic surgery is performed, in England (1814)
• the release of Walt Disney’s Dumbo (1941)
• the release of Britney Spears’ debut single Baby One More Time (1998)
• Apple releasing the iPod (2001)
• the release of Adele’s single Hello, which would become the first song with more than a million downloads in its first week (2015)
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