to­day in his­tory

Townsville Bulletin - - Voice Of The North -

1968

TAA pi­lots be­gin 39-day strike in Aus­tralia over the op­er­a­tion of DC-9s with only two-pilot crews

1970

In­dian-Pa­cific pas­sen­ger ser­vice makes its first jour­ney across Aus­tralia – 3961 km in 65 hours

1994

Aus­tralian Broad­cast­ing Au­thor­ity ap­proves 10 multi-chan­nel Cable Tele­vi­sion ap­pli­ca­tions

2001

Afghanistan’s rul­ing Tal­iban, de­fy­ing in­ter­na­tional protests, be­gins de­stroy­ing all stat­ues in the coun­try

2002

US space shut­tle Columbia re­pairs and re­fur­bishes the Earth-or­bit­ing Hub­ble Space Te­le­scope

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