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26 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.

  • 1944 – The acting prime minister, Frank Forde announced Australia’s intention of embarking on an active postwar immigration policy.
  • 1971 – Qantas subject to an extortion hoax.
  • 1998 – The first National Sorry Day protest held (pictured).
  • 2005 – National Sorry Day renamed National Day of Healing

International Observances.

  • Independence Day, commemorates the day of the First Republic in 1918 (Georgia)
  • Independence Day, celebrates the independence of Guyana from the United Kingdom in 1966.
  • Mother’s Day (Poland)
  • National Paper Airplane Day (United States)
  • National Sorry Day (Australia)

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