/ 27 February 2024

27 February 2024

11.00pm (AEDT) – The Republican and Democratic presidential primaries in Michigan

The Workplace Gender Equality Agency will publish the first set of private sector employer gender pay gap reports

Company results – Alumina; Coles; Woodside 

Fair Trade Fortnight (until March 12th)

World NGO Day 

International Polar Bear Day 

Anniversary of:

  • the birthdays of author John Steinbeck (1902) and actor Elizabeth Taylor (1932) 
  • the world’s first women’s magazine Ladies’ Mercury published in London (1693)
  • the discovery of carbon-14 (radiocarbon dating) at the University of California Radiation Laboratory (1940)
  • General Hafez al-Assad becoming head of Syria via military coup starting the family’s rule over the country (1969)
  • the deaths of Louis Vuitton (1892), Ivan Pavlov (1936), Spike Milligan (2002), Fred Rogers (2003) and Leonard Nimoy (2015)

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