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1815: Founding of Sisters of Charity by Mary Aikenhead

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1991: Council for Aboriginal Reconciliation Act passed by Parliament

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1936: Death in Hobart Zoo of the last Tasmanian tiger in captivity

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2001: ‘9/11’: Terrorist attacks on New York City and Washington D.C., killing nearly 3,000 people

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1843: Battle of One Tree Hill near Toowoomba, QLD, between Aboriginal landowners and European settlers

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1993: Death of Oodgeroo Noonuccal (Kath Walker), Aboriginal poet, activist and artist

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1988: Formation of Burma’s National League for Democracy by Aung San Suu Kyi

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1872: Birth of David Unaipon, Aboriginal writer and activist

1983: Death of John Pat in Roebourne Prison WA, prompting the Royal Commission into Aboriginal Deaths in Custody

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1869: Birth of Mahatma Gandhi

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