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15 May in Australian History

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

  • 1982 – In the middle of the Franklin Dam dispute, the Labor government of Harry Holgate is voted out in Tasmania and replaced by the Liberal Party, led by Robin Gray.
  • 1989 – Bond University (pictured), the first private university in Australia, opens on the Gold Coast.

International Observances.

  • Aoi Matsuri (Kyoto)
  • Army Day (Slovenia)
  • Constituent Assembly Day (Lithuania)
  • Independence Day (Paraguay), celebrates the independence of Paraguay from Spain in 1811. Celebrations for the anniversary of the independence begin on Flag Day, May 14.
  • International Conscientious Objectors Day
  • International Day of Families (International)
  • La Corsa dei Ceri begins on the eve of the feast day of Saint Ubaldo. (Gubbio)
  • Mother’s Day (Paraguay)
  • Nakba Day (Palestinian communities)
  • Peace Officers Memorial Day (United States)
  • Republic Day (Lithuania)
  • Teachers’…

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