/ 05 August 2022

5 August 2022

19 NOV (66)

6.00am (AEST) – Commonwealth Games – Men’s Hockey – Australia v Pakistan – Birmingham

6.00pm (AEST) – Commonwealth Games Women’s Hockey Semi-Final – Australia v India

PNG Election result due to be declared

Jeans for Genes Day

Edinburgh Fringe Festival begins (until 29 August)

International Beer Day

Anniversary of:
• the birthdays of Joseph Merrick aka ‘The Elephant Man’ (1862), former PM Harold Holt (1908), and first man on the moon Neil Armstrong (1930)
• the deaths of actor Marilyn Monroe (1962) and author Toni Morrison (2019)
• Humphrey Gilbert claiming Newfoundland for Britain – the first English colony in North America and the beginning of the British Empire (1583)
• the Indian Government announcing it would change the status of Indian-controlled Kashmir from a state to a union territory (2019)

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