/ 06 August 2022

6 August 2022

19 NOV (67)

7.17pm (AEST) – Commonwealth Games Women’s High Jump Final

Jamaica and Bolivia’s National Day

Ekka begins – Brisbane (until 14 August)

Anniversary of:
• the HMS Roebuck, captained by William Dampier, lands at Shark Bay, WA on the first British scientific expedition to Australia (1699)
• the US dropping an atomic bomb on Hiroshima, Japan (1945)
• the World Wide Web becoming publicly available (1991)
• the birthdays of poet Alfred Tennyson (1809), US First Lady Edith Roosevelt (1861), actress Lucille Ball (1911) and artist Andy Warhol (1928)

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