/ 04 November 2021

4 November 2021

6.15am (AEDT) – The winner of the Booker Prize is announced

9.00pm (AEDT) – Men’s T20 Cricket World Cup – Australia v Bangladesh – Dubai, UAE

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare Release – Report on suicide and self-harm

Tonga’s National Day

Diwali – Hindu, Sikh, and Jain faiths celebrate the Festival of Lights and the victory of good over evil, light over darkness, and knowledge over ignorance

A birthday for actor Matthew McConaughey (1969)

Anniversary of:
• James Ritty patenting the first cash register to combat stealing by bartenders in his saloon in Dayton, Ohio (1879)
• archaeologist Howard Carter discovering the tomb of Tutankhamun in Egypt (1922)
• the premiere of the film Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone (2001)
• the election of Republican Ronald Reagan (1980) and Democrat Barack Obama (2008)

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