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17 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.

  • 1824 – The Supreme Court of New South Wales is created by Letters Patent.
  • 1928 – The Royal Flying Doctor Service of Australia (pictured) makes its first official flight from Cloncurry to Julia Creek.
  • 1996 – Bob Bellear is appointed to the District Court of New South Wales, becoming the first Indigenous Australian judge.

International Observances.

  • Birthday of the Raja (Perlis)
  • Children’s Day (Norway)
  • Constitution Day (Nauru)
  • Constitution Day (Norway)
  • Feast of ‘Aẓamat (Baháʼí Faith, day shifts with March Equinox, see List of observances set by the Baháʼí calendar)
  • Galician Literature Day or Día das Letras Galegas (Galicia)
  • International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia
  • Liberation Day (Democratic Republic of the Congo)
  • National Day Against Homophobia (Canada)
  • Navy Day (Argentina)
  • World Hypertension Day
  • World Information Society…

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