/ 18 June 2021

Squiz the Day – 18 June 2021

Friday
ABS Data Release – Australian National Accounts: Distribution of Household Income, Consumption and Wealth, 2019-20

UN Sustainable Gastronomy Day

International Sushi Day

Sir Paul McCartney’s birthday (1942)

Anniversary of:
• the Battle of Waterloo, which saw Napoleon defeated by Britain (1815)
• Amelia Earhart becoming the first woman to fly across the Atlantic Ocean (1928)
• the UN Commission on Human Rights adopting the International Declaration of Human Rights (1948)
• Sally Ride becoming the first US woman in space (1983)

Saturday
International Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict

World Sickle Cell Day

International Surfing Day

Birthdays for Aung San Suu Kyi (1945), Salman Rushdie (1947), Boris Johnson (1964) and Paul Dano (1984)

Anniversary of:
• the first celebration of Father’s Day in Washington state (1910)
• the British Royal Family renouncing its German names and titles and adopting the name of Windsor (1917)
• The Rocky Horror Picture Show musical debuting in London (1973)
• Garfield, created by Jim Davis, first appearing as a comic strip (1978)

Sunday
World Refugee Day

Arbor Day

Birthdays for Brian Wilson (1942), Lionel Richie (1949) and Nicole Kidman (1967)

Anniversary of:
• Queen Victoria ascending the British throne at 18yo following the death of her uncle King William IV (1837)
• Samuel Morse patenting his telegraph (1840)
• the premiere of Steven Spielberg’s Jaws (1975)

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