/ 23 July 2021

Squiz The Day

Friday
Revolution Day – Egypt

National Pyjama Day

It’s the 10th anniversary of Amy Winehouse’s death (2011)

Birthdays for Woody Harrelson (1961), Slash (1965) and Daniel Radcliffe (1989)

Anniversary of:
• Austria-Hungary issuing an ultimatum to Serbia following the killing of Archduke Francis Ferdinand by a Serb assassin (1914)
• the formation of One Direction on X Factor (2010)
• NASA’s announcement of the discovery of the most Earth-like planet found yet – Kepler-452b. It’s a convenient 1,400 light-years away… (2015)
• Boris Johnson replacing Theresa May as UK PM (2019)

Saturday
International Self-Care Day

Lifeline’s Stress Down Day

Birthdays for Jennifer Lopez (1969), Rose Byrne (1979), Elisabeth Moss (1982) and Bindi Irwin (1998)

Anniversary of:
• Jacques Cartier becoming the first person to land in Canada, claiming it for France (1534)
• Aussie cyclist Cadel Evans winning the 98th Tour de France (2011)

Sunday
4.30am (AEST) – Cricket – ODI series Game 3 – Australia v West Indies – Barbados

Start of Donate Life Week (until 1 August)

Constitution Day in Puerto Rico

Republic Day in Tunisia

Anniversary of:
• scientists announcing the first human stem cells to be cultured in a laboratory (1997)
• Lance Armstrong winning the first of seven consecutive Tour de France titles (but is later disqualified for drug cheating) (1999)
• WikiLeaks publishing classified documents about the war in Afghanistan, one of the largest leaks in US military history (2010)

Squiz the Tokyo Olympics*

Friday
10.00am – Women’s and Mixed Archery 

From 10.30am – Women’s Single and Men’s Double Rowing 

2.00pm – Men’s Individual and Team Archery

9.00pm – Tokyo Olympic Games opening ceremony

Saturday
10.30am – Men’s Hockey – Australia v Japan

12.00pm – Men’s Cycling Road Race

4.20pm – Women’s Water Polo – Australia v Canada

6.30pm – Women’s Football – Australia v Sweden

Sunday 
10.00am – Men’s Street Skateboarding

11.00am – Women’s Hockey – Australia v Spain

12.45pm – Women’s 4x100m Freestyle Relay Final

4.30pm – Men’s 10m Air Rifle Shooting Final

6.20pm – Men’s Basketball – Australia v Nigeria

*All times are in AEST

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