Mind you, I'm doing this while watching "Cookery School" so pardon moi if I toss in a stray toasted peacan or flambed apple slice with creme fraiche.
On this day in 1892 the Sobraon replaced the Vernon as the Industrial School for Boys training ship. The Sobraon was three times the size of its predecessor and by 1893 it averaged 263 boys over the year. By July 1911 the last of the Sobraon boys were rehoused at the Mittagong Farm Home for Boys and the Brush Farm Home for Boys and the Sobraon was abandoned.
Source: State Records NSW
For cricket tragics...
On this day in 1932 during the Bodyline
For the full catastrophe see the scorecard here: South Australia Vs Marylebone Cricket Club
Hmmm, homemade custard...!
On this day in 1935 Charles Kingsford-Smith fell off the perch when he and his co-pilot Pethybridge disappeared in the Lady Southern Cross over the Bay of Bengal.
More info HERE.
Oh look, Nigella is now rocking the stovetop...
On this day in 1907 they weren't baking tarts but there may have been some small celebrations when the findings of the basic wage was determined at the end of The Harvester Case.
Source and further details:The Harvester Judgement
And now, if you'll excuse me, I'm off to make a green curry laksa soup to silence the grumbling tummy!