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Victoria Cross winner Ben Roberts-Smith’s defamation case against 3 media newspapers set to resume this morning
Independence Day in Liberia
Start of National Pain Week (on until 1 August)
Birthdays for John Howard (1939), Mick Jagger (1943), Helen Mirren (1945), Sandra Bullock (1964), Jacinda Ardern (1980) and Stormzy (1993)
• the capital of New Zealand moving from Auckland to Wellington (1865)
• the birthdays of psychoanalyst Carl Jung (1875), author Aldous Huxley (1894), director Stanley Kubrick (1928)
• Egyptian President Gamal Abdel Nasser announcing plan to nationalise Suez Canal, initiating the Suez Crisis (1956)
• the end of the Kargil Conflict between India and Pakistan over the disputed Kashmir region (1999)
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