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9 May in Australian History

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Here are just some of the events that happened on this day in Australian history. Please feel free to add others that you know of.

  • 1900 – The Sierra Nevada is wrecked off Portsea, Victoria; 23 lives are lost.
  • 1901 – The first Parliament of Australia opened in the Royal Exhibition Building in Melbourne (painting by Tom Roberts).
  • 1927 – The federal government moved to Canberra from Melbourne with the opening of the Provisional Parliament House.
  • 1980 – Swimmer Grant Hackett is born.
  • 1985 – Melbourne criminal Christopher Dale Flannery disappears without trace, presumed murdered.
  • 1988 – New Parliament House is opened on Capital Hill by Queen Elizabeth II.
  • 1991 – Royal Commission into Aboriginal Deaths in Custody is released.

International Observances.

  • Commemoration of the end of the German occupation of the Channel Islands related observances:
    – Liberation Day, commemorating the end of the German occupation of the Channel Islands…

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