/ 04 June 2021

Squiz the Day – 4 June 2021


10.30am (AEST) – Rugby League ‘Immortal’ Bob Fulton’s State Funeral – Sydney

National Cabinet meets

ABS Data Release – Lending Indicators, April

Birthdays for Angelina Jolie (1975), Russell Brand (1975), Evan Spiegel (1990)

Anniversary of:
• the creation of a stinky cheese in a cave near Roquefort, France (1040)
• the US, Soviet Union, Britain and France agreeing to divide up occupied Germany (1945)
• the patenting of the ATM (1973)
• China’s Tiananmen Square Massacre (1989)

World Environment Day

International Day for the Fight Against Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated Fishing 

Birthdays for Mark Wahlberg (1971) and Lara Bingle (1987)

Anniversary of:
• the assassination of Robert F. Kennedy (1968)
• the official beginning of the AIDS epidemic when the US Centre for Disease Control reports on pneumonia affecting five gay men in LA (1981)
• the first article based on documents leaked by Edward Snowden are published by the Guardian (2013)
• the deaths of Ronald Reagan (2004), Alan Bond (2015) and Kate Spade (2018)

Queensland Day marking the day the Sunshine State was established as a separate colony from New South Wales (1859)

Sweden’s National Day

Anniversary of
• the patenting of the electric iron by New Yorker Henry Seely (1882)
• the beginning of D-Day as the Allies land in Normandy, France (1944)
• the release of David Bowie’s breakthrough album The Rise & Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars (1972)
• the release of video game Tetris by Russian software engineer Alexey Pajitnov (1984)
• the premiere of TV juggernaut Sex and the City (1998)

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