/ 02 July 2021

Squiz The Day – 2 July 2021

Friday
12.30pm (AEST) – Labor Leader Anthony Albanese addresses the National Press Club – Canberra

National Cabinet meets

ABS Data Release – Lending Indicators, May

World Sports Journalists Day

World UFO Day

Birthdays for Larry David (1947), Lindsay Lohan (1986) and Margot Robbie (1990)

Anniversary of:
• the deaths of Nostradamus (1566), Ernest Hemingway (1961) and James Stewart (1997)
• US President Lyndon Johnson signing the Civil Rights Act and Voting Rights Act into law (1964)
• the rescue of 12 boys and their coach from a cave in Thailand after being trapped for 9 days (2018)

Saturday
Independence Day – Belarus

International Day of Cooperatives

Plastic Bag Free Day

Birthdays for Tom Cruise (1962) and Julian Assange (1971)

Anniversary of:
• the Battle of Gettysburg (1863)
• Karl Benz driving the first automobile (1886)
• the premiere of Back to the Future (1985)

Sunday
Independence Day – US

Post Malone’s birthday (1995)

Anniversary of:
• Charles Dodgson (Lewis Carroll) creating the story of Alice in Wonderland for Alice Liddell on a family boat trip in Oxford (1862)
• the launch of hotmail.com, the first free web-based email service (1996)
• North Korea testing their first successful intercontinental ballistic missile (2017)
• the deaths of Thomas Jefferson (1826), Marie Curie (1934) and Barry White (2003)
• wedding anniversaries for Ozzy and Sharon Osbourne (1982), David and Victoria Beckham (1999) and Ashton Kutcher and Mila Kunis (2015)

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