Week of Events

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

National Threatened Species Day

Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary

International Literacy Day

Saint Peter Claver

World Suicide Prevention Day

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

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

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