/ 08 February 2021

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Federal Parliament resumes – Canberra

10.30am (AEDT) – Super Bowl LV – Kansas City Chiefs v Tampa Bay Buccaneers – Tampa, Florida

11.00am (AEDT) – Tennis – Australian Open begins (on until 21 Feb) – Melbourne

International Epilepsy Day

Clean Out Your Computer Day

Birthdays for screen composer John Williams (1932) and author John Grisham (1955)

Anniversary of:
• the execution of Mary, Queen of Scots (1587)
• the birthdays of author Jules Verne (1828), actor James Dean (1931)
• Queen Elizabeth II issuing an Order-in-Council stating that she and her family would be known as the House of Windsor (1960)

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