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This Day in History

Thursday, June 30, 2016
Australian Explorers
1861  - Explorer Robert O'Hara Burke dies on the banks of Cooper Creek. [more]
Australian History
1834  - A public meeting is held in Exeter Hall, London, to discuss plans for the new colony of South Australia. [more]
1861  - The worst of the Lambing Flat Riots occur, during which Chinese gold miners are massacred. [more]
1908  - The first Australian south to north transcontinental motor car journey begins. [more]
2010  - Mildura, Victoria becomes the first Australian city to switch over entirely to digital television. [more]
World History
1954  - Millions of people in America, Europe and Asia witness a total eclipse of the sun. [more]
1971  - A Russian space mission ends in tragedy when three cosmonauts are found dead in their space capsule, despite a perfect landing. [more]
1985  - 39 Americans being held hostage in Beirut are released after 17 days in captivity. [more]

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