The School of the Air broadcast their first ever radio lesson using the transmitter at the Australian Royal Flying Doctor Base at Alice Springs.
The first Australian university was founded in Sydney.
Australians started the ‘Chop Picnic’ — build a fire under a flat piece of metal between a couple of rocks or bricks and cook a few chops on it — beginning the tradition of the great Aussie barbeque.
And Janie Guthrie was born to the best fat lamb producer in the Adelaide Hills. Continue reading