/ 01 July 2021

Squiz The Day – 1 July 2021

Happy new financial year…

It’s the first day PM Scott Morrison can call a ‘normal’ general election

A statue in honour of Princess Diana will be unveiled to mark the 60th anniversary of her birthday. Her sons and a small group of family will attend – Kensington Palace, London

Superannuation guarantee payments increase to 10% from today

Territory Day, marking the anniversary of the NT becoming self-governing (1978)

Canada Day, marking the anniversary of the foundation of Canada (1867)

Independence Day – Rwanda

Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Establishment Day, marking the anniversary of the United Kingdom returning Hong Kong and the New Territories to the People’s Republic of China (1997)

100th anniversary of the founding of the Chinese Communist Party (1921)

ABS Data Release – International Trade in Goods and Services, May; Job Vacancies, May

Birthdays for Debbie Harry (1945), John Farnham (1949) and Daniel Ricciardo (1989)

Anniversary of:
• the “SOS” morse code signal becoming the worldwide standard for help (1908)
• the beginning of the Battle of the Somme, one of the biggest battles of WWI (1916)
• the release of the Sony Walkman (1979)
• the establishment of The International Criminal Court (2002)
• the death of Marlon Brando (2004)

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