Australian History (Part 5)

Historical Events

Events 401 - 500 of 751

  • 1973-12-01 Australia grants self-government to Papua New Guinea
  • 1974-09-27 Australian National Gallery buys W de Kooning's "Woman V" for $850,000
  • 1974-12-25 Cyclone Tracy virtually destroys Darwin, Australia
  • 1975-01-09 Australia beat England by 171 runs in 4th Test to regain Ashes
  • 1975-01-19 Triple J begins broadcasting in Sydney, Australia.
  • 1975-03-01 Colour television transmissions begin in Australia.
  • 1975-09-16 Papua New Guinea gains independence from Australia (National Day)
  • 1975-11-11 Australian Prime Minister Gough Whitlam removed from office by Governor General Sir John Kerr - 1st elected PM removed in 200 yrs

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1975-11-11 Liberal leader Malcolm Fraser sworn in as caretaker Prime Minister of Australia after sacking of the Whitlam Government by Governor General John Kerr

Prime Minister of Australia Malcolm Fraser
Prime Minister of Australia
Malcolm Fraser
  • 1975-11-12 7h Rugby League World Cup: Australia beats England 25-0
  • 1975-12-13 Australian Federal Election - Liberals with coalition under Malcolm Fraser win largest ever parliamentary majority
  • 1976-01-05 Greg Chappell scores 182* for Australia at SCG against West Indies
  • 1976-01-27 Viv Richards scores his 1st Test century against Australia
  • 1976-02-05 Australia complete 5-1 series drubbing of West Indies
  • 1976-05-19 Gold ownership legalized in Australia
  • 1976-06-11 Australian band AC/DC begin their 1st headline tour of Britain

  • 1977-01-18 Australia's worst rail disaster occurs in Sydney, killing 83 people
  • 1977-06-25 8th Rugby League World Cup: Australia beats Great Britain 13-12
  • 1977-09-18 Courageous (US) sweeps Australia (Aust) in 24th America's Cup
  • 1977-12-04 66th Davis Cup: Australia beats Italy in Sydney (3-1)
  • 1977-12-17 Bobby Simpson scores 176 Australia v India at the WACA, aged 41
  • 1978-02-03 Australia beat India 3-2 on 6th day of final test, after India are all out for 445 chasing 493 to win
  • 1978-07-01 Northern Territory of Australia becomes self-governing
  • 1978-10-21 Australian civilian pilot Frederick Valentich vanishes in a Cessna 182 over the Bass Strait south of Melbourne, after reporting contact with an unidentified aircraft.
  • 1979-02-15 Paul Shirley (21) of Australia, sucked a lifesaver for 4 hrs 40 mins
  • 1979-03-15 Sarfraz takes 9-86 at MCG as Australia lose 7-5 to lose the Test

Music releaseAlbum Release

1979-05-08 The Cure release their debut album "Three Imaginary Boys" (Boys Don't Cry in US, Australia)

Musician Robert Smith
Robert Smith
  • 1979-07-11 US Skylab enters atmosphere over Australia and disintegrates
  • 1980-08-17 Azaria Chamberlain disappears, likely taken by a dingo, leading to what was then the most publicised trial in Australian history
  • 1980-09-28 Australian Williams driver Alan Jones clinches his first Formula 1 World Drivers Championship by winning the Canadian Grand Prix at Île Notre-Dame Circuit
  • 1980-10-05 Australian Williams driver Alan Jones wins the United States East Grand Prix to claim his first Formula 1 World Drivers Championship; wins by 13 points from Nelson Piquet of Brazil
  • 1981-01-08 India all out 63 in one-day international v Australia
  • 1981-01-26 Sandeep Patil scores memorable 174 v Australia at Adelaide Oval
  • 1981-02-11 Australia all out 83 v India at MCG chasing 143 to win
  • 1981-07-21 Australia set 130 to win, all out 111 at Headingley Willis 8-43

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1981-08-15 Ian Botham scores a century in 86 balls v Australia at Old Trafford

Cricketer Ian Botham
Ian Botham

  • 1981-11-14 Pakistan all out 62 v Australia at WACA, Lillee 5-18
  • 1981-12-06 Rob de Castella of Australia sets Marathon record at 2:08:18
  • 1982-06-23 Himmy, of Australia, weighs in at domestic cat record 20.7 kg (45 lb)
  • 1982-09-20 Jalaluddin takes a one-day hat-trick Pakistan v Australia
  • 1982-09-30 12th Commonwealth Games open in Brisbane, Australia
  • 1983-01-07 Australia regain the Ashes with a 2-1 series win v England
  • 1983-02-16 The Ash Wednesday bushfires in Victoria and South Australia claim the lives of 75 people in one of Australia's worst ever fires

Electoral defeatElection of Interest

1983-03-05 Australian Labor leader Bob Hawke defeats sitting Liberal Prime Minister Malcolm Fraser in a general election

23rd Prime Minister of Australia Bob Hawke
23rd Prime Minister of Australia
Bob Hawke
Prime Minister of Australia Malcolm Fraser
Prime Minister of Australia
Malcolm Fraser
  • 1983-03-05 NSW beat Western Australia by 54 runs to win Sheffield Shield
  • 1983-09-26 Australia II wins America's Cup yacht race - 1st non-US winner
  • 1983-10-31 Ron Grant completes a 217 day, 8,316 mile run around Australia
  • 1983-12-28 72nd Davis Cup: Australia beats Sweden in Melbourne (3-2)
  • 1984-01-05 Greg Chappell scores 182* for Australia in his last Test innings
  • 1984-04-19 Advance Australia Fair is proclaimed as Australia's national anthem, with green and gold the national colors
  • 1984-06-08 Homosexuality is declared legal in the state of New South Wales, Australia
  • 1984-08-03 17 year old Australian swimmer Jon Sieben stages a withering finish to upset hot favourite Michael Gross of West Germany in 200m butterfly at Los Angeles Olympics, world record (1:57.04)
  • 1984-09-28 1st floodlit ODI outside of Australia (India v Aust, New Delhi)
  • 1985-01-02 Leg-spin bowler Bob "Dutchy" Holland takes 4/90 for match figures of 10/144 as Australia beats the West Indies by innings in 5th Test in Sydney; Windies take series, 3-1
  • 1985-02-17 1st day/night game at the MCG, Australia v England
  • 1985-08-20 Hanspeter Beck of South Australia, finishes a 3,875 mile, 51 day trip from Western Australia to Melbourne on a unicycle
  • 1985-10-04 Henry G Perry completes 157 day, 14,021 mile bicycle tour of Australia
  • 1985-10-06 Marita Koch of E Germany sets 400m woman's record (47.6) in Australia
  • 1985-10-15 Shelley Taylor of Australia makes fastest swim ever around Manhattan Island, doing it in 6 hours 12 minutes 29 seconds
  • 1985-11-03 French McLaren driver Alain Prost wins his first Formula 1 World Drivers Championship, finishing 4th in the Australian Grand Prix in Adelaide; wins title by 20 points from Italian Michele Alboreto

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1985-11-09 Richard Hadlee takes 9-52 New Zealand v Australia at the Gabba

Cricketer Richard Hadlee
Richard Hadlee
  • 1986-04-21 90th Boston Marathon: Rob de Castella first Australian winner in 2:07:51; Ingrid Kristiansen of Norway claims women's title in 2:24:55
  • 1986-10-26 French McLaren driver Alain Prost retains his Formula 1 World Drivers Championship with victory in season ending Australian Grand Prix in Adelaide; wins title by 2 points from Nigel Mansell
  • 1986-12-28 75th Davis Cup: Australia beats Sweden in Melbourne (3-2), helped by Pat Davis ranked 412th in the world
  • 1987-02-04 Stars & Stripes beats Australia's Kookaburra 3, sweeps America's Cup
  • 1987-11-15 Brazilian Williams driver Nelson Piquet retires from Australian Grand Prix at Adelaide with break trouble but wins his 3rd Formula 1 World Drivers Championship by 12 points from Nigel Mansell
  • 1987-12-14 Allan Border scores 205 v NZ to become Australia's top rungetter
  • 1987-12-30 Australia hang on for draw v New Zealand at MCG, 1 wkt left 17 runs short
  • 1988-01-26 Australian 200th anniversary parade of tall ships in Sydney Harbour
  • 1988-04-30 World Exposition, Expo 88 opens in Brisbane Australia

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1988-05-09 Australia's new parliament house is opened by Queen Elizabeth II in Canberra

Queen of the United Kingdom Elizabeth II
Queen of the United Kingdom
Elizabeth II
  • 1988-08-22 Australia unveils 1st platinum coin (Koala)
  • 1988-09-19 Australian swimmer Duncan Armstrong sets world record 1:47.25 to win the 200m freestyle gold medal at the Seoul Olympics; beats Anders Holmertz of Sweden by 0.64
  • 1988-09-23 Portuguese world champion Rosa Mota runs 2:25:40 to score a famous Olympic marathon win over Australian Lisa Martin at the Seoul Games
  • 1988-09-23 East German swimmer Uwe Dassler sets world record 3:46.95 to win 400m freestyle gold medal at the Seoul Olympics; edges Australian Duncan Armstrong by 0.2s
  • 1988-09-28 Australian Debbie Flintoff-King wins the 400m hurdles gold at the Seoul Olympics in 53.17, just 0.01 ahead of Tatyana Ledovskaya of the Soviet Union
  • 1988-09-29 US men's basketball team beats Australia 78-49 to take the bronze medal at the Seoul Olympics; last time US represented by a team that doesn't feature NBA players
  • 1988-10-09 9th Rugby League World Cup: Australia beats New Zealand 25-12

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1988-11-13 Brazilian McLaren driver Ayrton Senna finishes 2nd in the season ending Australian Grand Prix in Adelaide to win his first Formula 1 World Drivers Championship; wins title by 3 points from Alain Prost

Formula 1 Driver Ayrton Senna
Formula 1 Driver
Ayrton Senna
  • 1988-12-06 Merv Hughes takes 13 wickets v WI at the WACA but Australia lose
  • 1988-12-29 Victorian Post Office Museum in Australia closes
  • 1989-01-26 Test debut of Mark Taylor, Australia v West Indies, Sydney
  • 1989-02-01 The Western Australian towns of Kalgoorlie and Boulder amalgamate to form the City of Kalgoorlie-Boulder.
  • 1989-02-16 William Hayden becomes Governor-General of Australia
  • 1989-08-13 2 hot-air balloons crash at Alice Springs, Australia, 13 killed
  • 1989-11-05 French McLaren driver Alain Prost withdraws early in wet Australian Grand Prix in Adelaide but wins his 3rd Formula 1 World Drivers Championship; wins by 16 points from team mate Ayrton Senna
  • 1989-12-16 Geoff Marsh completes 355* for WA against South Australia
  • 1989-12-28 Earthquake at Newcastle Australia, 11 die
  • 1990-01-19 Test debut of Mushtaq Ahmed, v Australia at Adelaide
  • 1990-05-04 Pakistan beat Australia by 36 runs to win Austral-Asia Cup, Sharjah
  • 1990-07-01 In Victoria, Australia, helmetless bike riding becomes illegal
  • 1990-11-04 Ayrton Senna retires with gearbox trouble during the season-ending Australian Grand Prix in Adelaide; wins by 7 points from Alain Prost; McLaren-Honda wins Constructors title for 3rd straight year
  • 1991-01-04 12 year old Chinese diver Fu Mingxia wins 10m platform gold medal at World Swimming Championships in Perth, Australia; youngest world champion in the history of any aquatic event
  • 1991-01-15 Elizabeth II signs letters patent that allows Australia to institute its own Victoria Cross, the first Commonwealth realm to do so

Sport awardPGA Players Championship

1991-03-31 PGA Players Championship, TPC at Sawgrass: Australian Steve Elkington birdies final hole to win by 1 stroke ahead of runner-up Fuzzy Zoeller

Golfer and PGA Champion Steve Elkington
Golfer and PGA Champion
Steve Elkington
  • 1991-04-06 Subhana, becomes 1st Australian woman to become a Zen teacher
  • 1991-11-02 2nd Rugby World Cup Final, Twickenham: Australia beats England, 12-6 with Wallabies fly-half Michael Lynagh landing 2 penalties and a conversion
  • 1991-11-03 Ayrton Senna wins Australian Grand Prix in Adelaide; shortest F1 race ever run (14 laps) because of wet conditions; Senna retains his 3rd World Drivers Championship by 24 points from Nigel Mansell

ReplacementLeadership Contest

1991-12-20 Paul Keating becomes Prime Minister of Australia after rolling Bob Hawke for leadership of the Labor party

24th Prime Minister of Australia Paul Keating
24th Prime Minister of Australia
Paul Keating
23rd Prime Minister of Australia Bob Hawke
23rd Prime Minister of Australia
Bob Hawke
  • 1992-01-01 Bush is 1st US President to address Australian Parliament

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 401 - 500 of 1,430

  • 1943-01-09 Robert Drewe, Australian author, born in Melbourne, Australia
  • 1943-03-07 Carole Peel, Australian softball asst coach (Olympic bronze 1996)
  • 1943-03-19 Vern Schuppan, Australian racing driver
  • 1943-05-07 Peter Carey, Australian author (True History of the Kelly Gang), born in Bacchus Marsh, Victoria
  • 1943-05-17 Johnny Warren, Australian Footballer (d. 2004)
  • 1943-07-03 Judith Durham, Australian singer (The Seekers), born in Essendon, Victoria
  • 1943-07-26 Roger Smalley, British-Australian composer, born in Swinton, Lancashire (d. 2015)
  • 1943-08-07 Lana Cantrell, Australian singer (Those Were the Days), born in Sydney, New South Wales
  • 1943-09-26 Tim Schenken, Australian racing driver, born in Gordon, Sydney, Australia
  • 1943-10-02 Henri Szeps, Australian actor (Mother & Son), born in Lausanne, Switzerland
  • 1943-12-23 Ross Edwards, Australian composer, born in Sydney, Australia
  • 1943-12-23 Stephen Wallace, Australian director (For Love Affair, Hunger, Mail Order Bride), born in New South Wales, Australia
  • 1944-01-03 Blanche d'Alpuget, Australian novelist, biographer and second wife of Bob Hawke
  • 1944-01-07 Tony Whitlam, Australian lawyer & judge, born in Sydney, Australia

Person of interestPaul Keating

1944-01-18 Paul Keating, 24th Prime Minister of Australia (Labor: 1991-96), born in Darlinghurst, New South Wales, Australia

24th Prime Minister of Australia Paul Keating
24th Prime Minister of Australia
Paul Keating
  • 1944-02-03 Trisha Noble, Australian singer and actress
  • 1944-02-09 Derryn Hinch, Australian media personality
  • 1944-02-10 Peter Allen, Australia, vocalist/pianist (I Go to Rio, Legs Diamond)
  • 1944-03-18 Dick Smith, Australian Adventurer and Businessman
  • 1944-04-21 Adrian Hurley, Australian basketball coach
  • 1944-05-07 Alison Bauld, Australian composer, born in Sydney, Australia
  • 1944-06-29 Sisto Malaspina, Australian cafe owner (Pellegrini's) who started Melbourne coffee culture, born in Marche region, Italy
  • 1944-06-30 Glenn Shorrock, Australian rock vocalist (Little River Band), born in Sydney, New South Wales
  • 1944-07-04 Ray Meagher, Australian actor (Home and Away), born in Roma, Queensland, Australia
  • 1944-07-22 Dennis Firestone, Australian racing driver
  • 1944-08-21 Peter Weir, Australian director/writer (Witness, Dead Poets Society), born in Sydney, New South Wales
  • 1945-01-01 Peter Duncan, Australian politician
  • 1945-02-26 Peter Brock, Australian motorsports champion, born in Richmond, Australia (d. 2006)
  • 1945-03-28 Johnny Famechon, Australian boxer (WBC featherweight champion), born in Paris, France
  • 1945-06-10 Martin Wesley-Smith, Australian composer, born in Adelaide, Australia
  • 1945-06-12 Terry Anderson, American rapid fire pistol shooter (Olympic-80, 96), born in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
  • 1945-08-02 Alex Jesaulenko, Australian rules footballer, born in Salzburg, Austria
  • 1945-09-17 Bruce Spence, New Zealand-Australian actor (Mad Max 2), born in Auckland, New Zealand
  • 1945-12-13 Brian McGuire, Australian racing driver, born in Melbourne, Victoria (d. 1977)
  • 1945-12-30 Vernon Wells, Australian actor
  • 1946-02-19 Peter Hudson, Australian rules footballer
  • 1946-03-10 Mike Hollands, Australian animator
  • 1946-03-29 Billy Thorpe, Australian musician (Billy Thorpe & the Aztecs), born in Manchester (d. 2007)
  • 1946-04-10 Anne Boyd, Australian composer, born in Sydney
  • 1946-05-21 David Hill, Australian TV-reporter/owner (Fox Sports)
  • 1946-06-03 Tristan Rogers, Australia, actor (Robert Scorpio-General Hospital)
  • 1946-07-06 Peter Singer, Australian philosopher (specialises in applied ethics and approaches ethical issues from a secular, utilitarian perspective), born in Melbourne, Australia
  • 1946-07-09 Bon Scott [Ronald Belford Scott], Australian rock musician (lead singer and lyricist of AC/DC), born in Forfar, Scotland (d. 1980)
  • 1946-07-14 John Wood, Australian actor
  • 1946-08-01 Fiona Stanley, Australian epidemiologist (Telethon Institute for Child Health Research), born in Little Bay, Sydney, Australia
  • 1946-08-06 Dusty Rhodes, Australian baseball coach (Olympics 1996)
  • 1946-09-16 Mike Reynolds, Australian politician (Speaker of the Legislative Assembly of Queensland 2006-09), born in Manly, New South Wales
  • 1946-10-17 Drusilla Modjeska, Australian writer and editor
  • 1946-10-28 John Hewson, Australian politician
  • 1946-11-02 Alan Jones, Australian auto racer, broadcaster (World Formula 1 champion 1980), born in Melbourne, Victoria
  • 1946-11-06 George Young, Scottish-Australian rock guitarist (Easybeats, AC/DC), born in Glasgow, Scotland (d. 2017)
  • 1946-12-21 Kevin Peek, Australian guitarist, born in Adelaide, Australia (d. 2013)
  • 1947-02-01 Normie Rowe, Australian singer, born in Melbourne, Australia
  • 1947-03-11 Geoffrey Hunt, Australia, world-champion squash player
  • 1947-04-13 Mike Chapman, Australian songwriter and record producer (Chinn & Chapman), born in Nambour, Australia
  • 1947-05-15 Graeham Goble, Australian rock guitarist (Little River Band - Reminiscing), born in Adelaide, Australia
  • 1947-05-21 Jonathan Hyde, Australian-born actor
  • 1947-06-03 Mike Burgmann, Australian racing driver (d. 1986)
  • 1947-09-28 Bob Carr, Australian politician
  • 1947-10-29 Helen Coonan, Australian politician (Senator for New South Wales), born in Mangoplah, Australia
  • 1947-11-02 David Anthony Ahern, Australian composer, born in Sydney
  • 1947-12-01 Bob Fulton, Australian rugby league five eighth, coach and broadcaster (35 Tests; coach Australia 39 Tests; RL Immortal), born in Warrington, England
  • 1947-12-24 Kevin Sheedy, coach of Australian Football League club Essendon FC, born in Melbourne, Australia
  • 1948-01-25 Ros Kelly, Australian politician, born in Sydney, Australia
  • 1948-03-02 Jeff Kennett, Australian politician
  • 1948-03-04 Lindy Chamberlain, Australian author
  • 1948-05-05 Frank Esler-Smith, English-Australian rock keyboardist (Air Supply), born in London (d. 1991)
  • 1948-06-05 Frank Estersmith, Australian rocker (Air Supply)
  • 1948-06-21 Lionel Rose, Australian boxer (1st Indigenous Australian to win a world title), born in Drouin, Victoria (d. 2011)
  • 1948-07-06 Wadih Sa'adeh, Lebanese-Australian poet (Laysa Lil Massa’ Ikhwah), born in Lebanon
  • 1948-08-20 John Noble, Australian actor (Dr. Walter Bishop-Fringe) and theatre director, born in Port Pirie, Australia
  • 1948-09-22 Denis Burke, Australian politician

Person of interestOlivia Newton-John

1948-09-26 Olivia Newton-John, Australian singer and actress (Lets Get Physical), born in Cambridge, England

Singer and actress Olivia Newton-John
Singer and actress
Olivia Newton-John
  • 1948-12-04 Lin Onus, Australian Aboriginal artist (Michael and I are just slipping down to the pub for a minute), born in Melbourne, Victoria (d. 1996)
  • 1948-12-14 Kim Beazley, Australian politician (33rd Governor of Western Australia), born in Perth, Western Australia
  • 1948-12-15 Cassandra Harris, Australian actress (For Your Eyes Only), born in Sydney, Australia (d. 1991)
  • 1948-12-20 Stevie Wright, Australian singer with the Easybeats (Friday on my Mind), born in Leeds, West Yorkshire (d. 2015)
  • 1949-01-10 Walter S. Browne, Australian-born American chess Grandmaster (1974-78, 1980-84), born in Sydney, Australia (d. 2015)
  • 1949-01-11 Daryl Braithwaite, Australian rock singer
  • 1949-01-14 Paul Chubb, Australian actor, born in Arncliffe, Australia (d. 2002)
  • 1949-03-07 Rex Hunt, Australian TV and radio personality and former Australian rules player, born in Mentone, Australia
  • 1949-03-22 Fanny Ardant, Monte Carlo, actress (Australia, Confidentially Yours)
  • 1949-05-15 Wendy Pritchard, Australian women's field hockey team manager (Olympics 1996)
  • 1949-06-15 Russell Hitchcock, Australian rock vocalist (Air Supply), born in Melbourne, Victoria
  • 1949-06-23 Gordon Bray, Australian sports broadcaster
  • 1949-07-01 John Farnham, English-Australian singer (Age of Reason), born in Dagenham, Essex, England
  • 1949-07-19 Ivar Kants, Australian actor (A Country Practice), born in Adelaide, Australia
  • 1949-07-28 Peter Doyle, Australian singer (The New Seekers) (d. 2001)
  • 1949-08-14 John Tarrant, 1st Australian born Zen teacher, born in Tasmania, Australia
  • 1949-08-23 Rick Springfield [Richard Lewis Springthorpe], Australian singer (Zoot, Speak to the Sky), born in Balmain, New South Wales
  • 1949-09-22 Jim McGinty, Australian politician
  • 1949-09-27 Graham Richardson, Australian politician
  • 1949-10-30 David Green, Australian rock bassist (Air Supply), born in Melbourne, Victoria
  • 1949-11-24 Shane Bourne, Australian comedian and actor
  • 1949-12-04 Pamela Stephenson, New Zealand-born Australian actress (Superman 3, Sat Night Live), born in Takapuna, Auckland
  • 1949-12-24 Warwick Brown, Australian racing driver, born in Sydney, Australia
  • 1950-01-16 Brian Castro, Australian author, born in Hong Kong
  • 1950-03-13 Joe Bugner, Hungarian-British-Australian boxer (European Champ 1971), born in Szőreg, Hungary
  • 1950-03-18 Larry Perkins, Australian racing driver
  • 1950-04-29 Phillip Noyce, Australian film director

Famous Weddings

Famous Divorces

Famous Deaths

Deaths 401 - 410 of 410

  • 2017-11-18 Gillian Rolton, Australian equestrian (Summer Olympics 1992, 1996- gold), dies from endometrial cancer at 61
  • 2018-01-17 Jessica Falkholt, Australian actress (Hope Morrison-Home and Away, dies at 29, three days after a car crash which also killed both her parents
  • 2018-01-20 Graeme Langlands, Australian rugby league fullback, captain and coach (24 Tests; St. George), dies from dementia and Alzheimer's disease at 76
  • 2018-05-04 Cathy Godbold, Australian actress (The Saddle Club, Home and Away), dies of brain cancer at 43
  • 2018-05-09 Tan Duc Thanh Nguyen, Australian heroin smuggler (Bali Nine), dies of stomach cancer at 34
  • 2018-05-28 Cornelia Frances [Zulver], British-Australian actress (Home and Away), dies from bladder cancer at 77
  • 2018-06-01 Jill Ker Conway, Australian-American author, first female president of Smith College, dies at 83
  • 2018-11-09 Sisto Malaspina, Australian cafe owner (Pellegrini's) who started Melbourne coffee culture, dies in terror attack at 74
  • 2019-02-24 Margaret Scott, South-African ballet dancer and founder (Australian Ballet School), dies at 96

Person of interestBob Hawke

2019-05-16 Bob Hawke, Australian politician and 23rd Prime Minister of Australia (Labor: 1983-91), dies at 89

23rd Prime Minister of Australia Bob Hawke
23rd Prime Minister of Australia
Bob Hawke