8 May 2022
2.30pm (AEST) – Basketball – NBL Grand Final Game 2 – Sydney Kings v Tasmania JackJumpers – Hobart
8.30pm (AEST) – 2nd Leaders’ Debate between PM Scott Morrison and Labor leader Anthony Albanese – broadcast on Channel 9
Hong Kong Chief Executive election
A birthday for David Attenborough (1926)
• the first Westminster Dog Show (1877)
• Coca Cola sold publicly for the first time at Jacob’s Pharmacy in Atlanta, Georgia – cocaine and all… (1886)
• VE Day: World War II ends in Europe after Nazi Germany formally surrenders (1945)
• The Beatles releasing their final album Let It Be (1970)
• the World Health Organization announcing the eradication of smallpox (1980)
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