to­day in his­tory

Townsville Bulletin - - Voice Of The North -

1603

Queen El­iz­a­beth I dies af­ter rul­ing Eng­land for more than 40 years

1927

Aus­tralian fed­eral par­lia­ment sits in Mel­bourne for the last time be­fore mov­ing to Can­berra

1958

Elvis Pres­ley is in­ducted into the US army for two years

1989

Su­per­tanker Exxon Valdez runs aground in Alaska and be­gins leak­ing 11 mil­lion gal­lons of crude oil

1996

Hyaku­take, the bright­est comet to pass the Earth in 20 years, is vis­i­ble to the naked eye

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