Calendar of Events

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0 events,

4 events,

National Wattle Day

1 event,

1991: Council for Aboriginal Reconciliation Act passed by Parliament

1 event,

Saint Gregory the Great

0 events,

3 events,

Saint Teresa of Calcutta (Mother Teresa)

2013: Convention Concerning Decent Work for Domestic Workers

2 events,

2 events,

National Threatened Species Day

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

2 events,

International Literacy Day

Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary

1 event,

Saint Peter Claver

1 event,

World Suicide Prevention Day

1 event,

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

1 event,

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

2 events,

2007: Adoption by the UN of Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

2 events,

1981: Pope John Paul II’s encyclical Laborem Exercens (‘On Human Work’)

Exaltation of the Holy Cross

1 event,

International Day of Democracy

2 events,

International Day for Preservation of the Ozone Layer

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

1 event,

Saint Robert Bellarmine

1 event,

1961: Death of UN Secretary General Dag Hammarskjöld

0 events,

1 event,

2 events,

Saint Matthew

Saint Matthew

0 events,

1 event,

1959: Launch of Australian Consumer Association (ACA)

1 event,

World Maritime Day

0 events,

1 event,

International Day for the Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons

4 events,

Saint Vincent de Paul

2 events,

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

1 event,

Saints Michael, Gabriel and Raphael, Archangels

2 events,

1975: Ratification by Australia of the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination

2 events,

Saint Therese of the Child Jesus, Doctor of the Church

International Day for Older Persons

2 events,

1869: Birth of Mahatma Gandhi

International Day of Non-Violence

0 events,

3 events,

Saint Francis of Assisi