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What Happened on December 3, 1854

Historical Events


AustraliaEureka Stockade

Eureka Stockade: In what is claimed by many to be the birth of Australian democracy, more than 20 goldminers at Ballarat, Victoria, are killed by state troopers in an uprising over mining licences

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The battle at Eureka Stockade in Australia, crucial to developing democracy in the country
The battle at Eureka Stockade in Australia, crucial to developing democracy in the country
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1854 Highlights

About December 3, 1854

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 166 years, 2 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Sagittarius