/ 23 August 2021

Squiz The Day – 23 August 2021

Northern Territory police officer Zachary Rolfe set to stand trial over the shooting death of Kumanjayi Walker – Darwin

International Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade and Its Abolition

Anniversary of:
• the Battle of Stalingrad – 40,000 died in the WWII battle (1942)
• the World Wide Web being opened to the public (1991)
• the release of Jeff Buckley’s only studio album Grace (1995)
• Hurricane Katrina forming over the Bahamas, later becoming a category 5 hurricane that devastated the New Orleans area of the US (2005)
• the first use of the hashtag in a tweet by US product designer Chris Messina (2007)
• the birthdays of actor Gene Kelly (1912), actor River Phoenix (1970), and basketball star Kobe Bryant (1978)

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