7 October 2021
7.40pm (AEDT) – Women’s T20 Cricket – Australia v India – Gold Coast
10.00pm (AEDT) – Nobel Prize for Literature announced
Birthdays for human rights activist Desmond Tutu (1931), author Thomas Keneally (1935), Russian President Vladimir Putin (1952), cellist Yo-Yo Ma (1955), Radiohead’s Thom Yorke (1968) and comedian/musician Tim Minchin (1975)
• the establishment of KLM (Royal Dutch Airlines), the world’s oldest airline (1919)
• News Corp boss Rupert Murdoch and executive Roger Ailes launch Fox News (1996)
• the beginning of the US invasion of Afghanistan (2001)
• the launch of Spotify (2008)
5:30am (AEDT) – World Cup Qualifier – Socceroos v Oman – Doha
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