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- 1920 – The Communist Party of Australia was formed.
- 1942 – Australian 9th Division reaches sea in Battle of El Alamein.
- 1965 – Jean Shrimpton bares her knees at the Victoria Derby race during Melbourne Cup week.
- 1969 – Death of Vic Richardson Australian cricketer and outstanding all-round sportsman, aged 75.
- 1988 – Expo '88 draws to a close after running for six months.