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House of Representatives resumes sitting – Canberra
Independence Day in Eritrea
Bob Dylan turns 80yo (1941), and it’s also a birthday for Priscilla Presley (1945)
• the birthdays of Daniel Gabriel Fahrenheit (1686) and Queen Victoria (1819)
• Samuel Morse tapping out “What hath God wrought” in the world’s first telegraph message (1844)
• Amy Johnson becoming the first woman to fly solo from England to Australia (1930)
• American management consultant Marilyn Loden first coining the term “glass ceiling” to describe invisible career barriers for women (1978)
• the completion of the world’s largest cat-proof fence (44km) at Newhaven Wildlife Sanctuary, in central Australia (2018)
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