27 October 2021
11.09am (AEDT) – Baseball – Major League Baseball’s World Series Opener – Houston Astros v Atlanta Braves – Houston
12.30pm (AEDT) – Climate change experts Professor Mark Howden, Dr Sarah Perkins-Kirkpatrick & Professor Frank Jotzo address the National Press Club – Canberra
Former Wagga MP Daryl McGuire fronts an ICAC corruption hearing into former NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian
An appeal hearing for the extradition of Wikileaker Julian Assange to the US (until 28 October) – London
ABS Data Release – Consumer Price Index, September
Birthdays for comedian John Cleese (1939) and cricketer David Warner (1986)
• the birthdays of iconic pop artist Roy Lichtenstein (1923) and poet Sylvia Plath (1932)
• the release of film Rebel Without a Cause (1955)
• the death of musician Lou Reed (2013)
• the release of Taylor Swift’s fifth studio album 1989 (2014)
• the Pittsburgh synagogue shooting where 11 worshipers died in the deadliest attack on the Jewish community in the United States (2018)
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