TO­DAY IN HIS­TORY

Mercury (Hobart) - - COMMUNITY -

1929: First rocket pow­ered air­craft, the Opel-Ha­try Rak-1 glider, is tested by its in­ven­tor, Fritz von Opel.

1982: Bris­bane Com­mon­wealth Games are of­fi­cially opened by Prince Phillip. 2006: West Coast Ea­gles beat the Syd­ney Swans by one point in the AFL Grand Fi­nal.

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