3 October 2021
2.00am (AEST) – Clocks in NSW, Victoria, South Australia, Tassie, and the ACT jump forward an hour as daylight saving time begins #SquizShortcut
7.30pm (AEDT) – NRL Grand Final – Penrith Panthers v South Sydney Rabbitohs – Brisbane
Day of German Unity, marking the anniversary of the reunification of East and West Germany (1990)
South Korea’s National Foundation Day
Mean Girls Day (“it’s October 3rd”)
Birthdays for muso Lindsey Buckingham (1949) and rapper ASAP Rocky (1988)
• the premiere of the Mickey Mouse Club (1955), The Dick Van Dyke Show (1961) and Mr Ed (1961)
• American tennis star Billie Jean King becoming the first female athlete to win US$100,000 in prize money in a single year (1971)
• former NFL player/actor OJ Simpson was found not guilty of the murder of Nicole Simpson and Ron Goldman in California (1995)
• Chinese President Xi Jinping announcing the Belt and Road Initiative (2013)
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