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25 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 in the comments section.

  • 1870 – Bushranger Captain Thunderbolt is shot and killed near Uralla by Constable Alexander Walker during a highway robbery.
  • 1930 – Amy Johnson arrives in Darwin, completing the first solo flight by a woman from England to Australia.
  • 1991 – The state election in New South Wales produces a hung parliament. Nick Greiner manages to form a minority government with the support of four Independent MPs.
  • 2005 – Entertainer and Gold Logie winner, Graham Kennedy (pictured) dies.

International Observances.

  • Africa Day (African Union)
  • African Liberation Day (African Union, Rastafari)
  • First National Government / National Day (Argentina)
  • Geek Pride Day (geek culture)
  • Independence Day, celebrates the independence of Jordan from the United Kingdom in 1946.
  • Last bell (Russia, post-Soviet countries)
  • Liberation Day (Lebanon)

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