Australian History (Part 9)

Historical Events


Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 801 - 900 of 1,430

  • 1968-08-18 Carolyn Crudgington, Australian softball pitcher (Olympic bronze 1996), born in Brisbane, Australia
  • 1968-08-20 Sandy Brondello, Australian basketball guard (Olympic bronze 1996), born in Mackay, Queensland
  • 1968-08-22 Paul Colman, Australian guitarist (Newsboys), born in London
  • 1968-09-20 Tim Rogers, Australian singer and songwriter
  • 1968-09-25 John Worsfold, Australian rules football coach, born in Subiaco, Australia

Person of interestHugh Jackman

1968-10-12 Hugh Jackman, Australian actor and singer (X-men, The Greatest Showman), born in Sydney, Australia

  • 1968-11-07 Mark Preston, Australian businessman and motorsport professional, born in Geelong, Victoria, Australia
  • 1968-12-07 Mark Geyer, Australian rugby league footballer, born in Granville, Australia
  • 1969-01-01 Nicolle Dickson, Australian actress
  • 1969-01-06 Nick A'Hern, Australian 20k walker (Olympics 22-92, 96), born in Swansea, United Kingdom
  • 1969-01-15 Rod de Highden, Australian 5k/10k/marathoner (Olympics 1996), born in Melbourne, Australia
  • 1969-01-19 Luc Longley, Australian NBA center (Chicago Bulls), born in Melbourne, Australia
  • 1969-01-22 Shelley Sandie, Australian basketball guard (Olympics 1988, 96), born in Melbourne, Australia
  • 1969-01-24 Louise McPaul, Australian javelin thrower (Olympic silver 1992, 96), born in Port Kembla, New South Wales
  • 1969-01-31 Mathew Pallister, Australian canoeist (Olympics 1996), born in Sydney, New South Wales
  • 1969-02-07 Fiona Robinson-Hannan, Australian basketball player (Olympic bronze 1996), born in Perth, Western Australia
  • 1969-02-09 Peta Edebone, Australian softball outfielder (Olympic bronze 1996)
  • 1969-02-11 Shannon Long, Australian actor & model (Oct, 1988), born in Gladstone, Australia
  • 1969-02-25 Kerry Dienelt, Australian softball catcher/1st baseman (Olympic bronze 1996)
  • 1969-03-03 Simon Whitlock, Australian darts player (European C'ship 2012; PDC World C'ship 2010 runner-up), born in Cessnock, Australia
  • 1969-03-25 Guy Newman, Australian water polo goalie (Olympics 1996)
  • 1969-04-23 Richard Wolstencroft, Australian filmmaker and founder of the Melbourne Underground Film Festival (MUFF), born in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
  • 1969-04-27 Francine McRae, Australian softball outfielder (Olympic bronze 1996), born in Melbourne, Australia
  • 1969-04-27 Grahame Cheney, Australian boxer, born in Lithgow, Australia

Person of interestCate Blanchett

1969-05-14 Cate Blanchett, Australian actress (The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, The Lord of the Rings), born in Melbourne, Victoria

  • 1969-06-07 Lachlan Elmer, Australian field hockey halfback (Olympic silver 1992, 96)
  • 1969-07-16 Kathryn Harby-Williams, Australian netball player, born in Adelaide, Australia
  • 1969-07-30 Simon Baker, Australian actor, born in Launceston, Australia
  • 1969-08-05 Robert Scott, Australian rower (Olympics 1996)
  • 1969-08-21 Nathan Jones, Australian professional wrestler and actor, born in Gold Coast, Australia
  • 1969-08-31 Jonathan LaPaglia, Australian actor
  • 1969-09-06 Michellie Jones, Australian triathlete (won two ITU Triathlon World Championships), born in Fairfield, New South Wales, Australia
  • 1969-09-26 Andy Petterson, Australian footballer, born in Fremantle, Australia
  • 1969-09-28 L Janusz Hooker, Australian rower (Olympics 1996)
  • 1969-10-12 Alison Peek, Australian field hockey halfback and midfielder (Olympics gold 2000), born in Australia
  • 1969-10-20 Laurie Daley, Australian rugby league footballer
  • 1969-11-04 Katrin Borchert, Australian sprint canoeist (Olympics 1996), born in Waren (M├╝ritz), Germany
  • 1969-11-19 Rod Mapstone, Australian long jumper (Olympics 1996)
  • 1969-12-12 Jane Robinson, Australian rower (Olympics 1996), born in Cobden, Victoria
  • 1969-12-14 Dave Nilsson, Australian baseball catcher (Milwaukee Brewers), born in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
  • 1969-12-18 Andrew Murphy, Australian long jumper/triple jumper (Olympics 1996)
  • 1969-12-22 Andrew Scott, Australian baseball infielder (Olympics 1996), born in Adelaide, Australia
  • 1970-01-01 Brian Morton, Wollongong Australia, canoeist (Olympics 1996)
  • 1970-01-10 Cameron MacKenzie, Australian 100m/200m/400m (Olympics 1996)
  • 1970-02-06 Mark Hutton, Australian baseball pitcher (NY Yankees), born in Adelaide, Australia
  • 1970-02-08 John Filan, Australian footballer
  • 1970-03-27 Corey Page, Australian actor (Richard Wilkins-Loving/City), born in Broken Hill, New South Wales, Australia
  • 1970-05-01 Damon Diletti, Australian field hockey goal keeper (Olympic silver 1992; Champions Trophy gold 1999), born in Perth, West Australia
  • 1970-05-11 Dean Capobianco, Australian 200m/400m (Olympics 1992, 96)
  • 1970-05-11 Michael Joubert, Australian 400m/800m (Olympics 1996)
  • 1970-05-17 Jodie Rogers, Australian diver (Olympics 1996), born in Melbourne, Victoria
  • 1970-05-21 Carl Veart, Australian former footballer
  • 1970-05-25 Danni Roche, Australian field hockey midfielder (Olympics 1996), born in Melbourne, Victoria
  • 1970-05-27 Michael Blackburn, Australian laser sailor (Olympic bronze 2000), born in Sydney, New South Wales
  • 1970-05-29 Natarsha Belling, Australian news presenter
  • 1970-06-04 Gary Lynagh, Australian rower (Olympics 1996)
  • 1970-06-19 Claire Mitchell-Taverner, Australian field hockey midfielder (Olympics 1996)
  • 1970-06-26 Nicole Richardson, Australian softball outfielder (Olympic bronze 1996), born in Melbourne, Australia
  • 1970-07-02 Colin Edwin, Australian musician (Porcupine Tree)
  • 1970-07-04 Tony Vidmar, Australian former footballer, born in Adelaide, Australia
  • 1970-07-08 Lisa Powell, Australian field hockey forward (Olympics 1996), born in Sydney, New South Wales
  • 1970-07-15 Julian Paynter, Australian 5k runner (Olympics 1996)
  • 1970-07-18 Bronwyn Roye, Australian rower (Olympics 1996), born in Sydney, Australia
  • 1970-08-04 Owen McMahon, Australian 470 class sailor (Olympics 1996)
  • 1970-08-12 Alison Inverarity, Australian high jumper (Olympic 8th 1992, 96)
  • 1970-09-01 Jodi Lambert, Australian 100m/200m sprinter (Olympics 1996)
  • 1970-09-06 Shane Heal, Australian basketball guard (Olympics 1996), born in Melbourne, Victoria
  • 1970-09-12 Rebecca Joyce, Australian rower (Olympics 1996), born in Melbourne, Australia
  • 1970-10-07 Daniel Collins, Australian canoeist (Olympics 1996), born in Sydney, New South Wales
  • 1970-11-09 Melanie Roche, Australian softball pitcher (Olympic bronze 1996), born in Bankstown, New South Wales
  • 1970-11-11 Lee Battersby, Australian author
  • 1970-11-18 Peter Dutton, Australian politician, Minister for Home Affairs (2017-18), born in Brisbane, Australia
  • 1970-11-26 Dave Hughes, Australian comedian (Hughesy, We Have a Problem), born in Warrnambool, Victoria
  • 1970-11-28 Jason Day, Australian rower (Olympics 1996)
  • 1970-12-14 Nadine Garner, Australian actress (The Still Point), born in Knoxfield, Victoria, Australia
  • 1971-01-17 Peter Winter, Australian decathlete (Olympics 1996), born in Melbourne, Victoria
  • 1971-01-23 Marc Nelson, American singer & songwriter, born in Sydney, Australia
  • 1971-01-26 Lee Naylor, Australian 400m runner (Olympics 1996), born in Walsall, United Kingdom
  • 1971-02-07 Andrew Currey, Australian javelin thrower (Olympics 1996)
  • 1971-02-12 Shane Tonkin, Australian baseball pitcher (Olympics 1996), born in Perth, Australia
  • 1971-02-25 Nova Peris, field hockey left halfback (Olympics 1996), born in Darwin, Australia
  • 1971-03-15 Patrick Reidy, Australian basketball forward (Olympics 1996), born in Melbourne, Victoria
  • 1971-03-28 Damien Marsh, Georgia, Australian 100m/200m swimmer (Olympics 1996)
  • 1971-04-01 Lachy Hulme, Australian actor and screenwriter
  • 1971-04-04 Jaime Fernandez, Australian rower (Olympics 1996)
  • 1971-04-05 Stuart Peele, Australian rower (Olympics 1996)
  • 1971-04-07 Stephen Brimacombe, Australian 100m/200m (Olympics 1996)
  • 1971-04-20 Grant Smith, Australian field hockey forward (Olympics 1996), born in Canberra, Australia
  • 1971-04-24 Phil Rogers, Australian 100m breaststroker (Olympic bronze 1992, 96), born in Adelaide, South Australia
  • 1971-05-07 Cameron McFadzean, Australian canoeist (Olympics 1996), born in Melbourne, Victoria
  • 1971-05-10 Andrei Kravtsov, Queensland Australia, gymnast (Olympics 1996)
  • 1971-05-17 Shaun Hart, Australian footballer
  • 1971-05-27 Wayne Carey, Australian rules footballer
  • 1971-05-30 Kyle Vander Kuyp, Australian 110m hurdler (Olympics 1996)
  • 1971-05-31 Murray Hocking, Victoria Australia, badminton player (Olympics 1996)
  • 1971-06-13 Broderick nonuplets, born in Sydney, Australia
  • 1971-06-15 Stuart Howell, Australian baseball pitcher (Olympics 1996)
  • 1971-06-21 Nicole Stevenson, Australian backstroker (Olympic bronze 1992, 96), born in Melbourne, Victoria

Person of interestJulian Assange

1971-07-03 Julian Assange, Australian founder of Wikileaks, born in Townsville, Queensland

Wikileaks Founder Julian Assange
Wikileaks Founder
Julian Assange
  • 1971-07-27 Brennon James Dowric, Australian gymnast (Olympics 1992, 96)

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