/ 28 June 2022

28 June 2022

19 NOV (40)

9.15pm (AEST) – Wimbledon – Nick Kyrgios and Alex de Minaur take the court for their first-round matches

Disgraced British socialite Ghislaine Maxwell sentenced – New York

ABS Data Release – 2021 Census


Birthdays for director Mel Brooks (1926), actors Kathy Bates (1948) and John Cusack (1966), and SpaceX/Tesla boss and ‘technoking’ Elon Musk (1971)

Anniversary of:
• Catherine the Great declaring herself sovereign ruler of Russia (1762)
• the coronation of Queen Victoria in Westminster Abbey (1838)
• the patenting of the saxophone by Antoine-Joseph “Adolfe” Sax (1846)
• the last stand of the Kelly Gang at Glenrowan (1880)
• the assassination of Franz Ferdinand, Archduke of Austria (1914)
• the signing of the Treaty of Versailles, ending WWI and establishing the League of Nations (1919)
• the start of the Stonewall Riots (lasting 3 days) in Greenwich Village, New York (1969)

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