Here are some of the events that happened on this day in Australian history. Please feel free to add others that you know of in the comments section.
- 1813 – The first commercial shipment of wool sent to Britain by John and Elizabeth Macarthur.
- 1892 – John Simpson Kirkpatrick, the man with the donkey at Gallipoli born.
- 1904 – Street lights in Sydney are electrically lit.