Sunday, November 11, 2012

Remember, remember the 11th of November

Another dollop of history for your palate; masticate carefully for history can be unslightly.

1955
The South Oz town of Elizabeth was officially opened on this day.
Link : HERE.

1975
Crap was hitting the fan all over the Fair Isle of Oz on this day in Federal Parliament.
Source & info: The Dismissal.

1850
Bonfires were lit, frivolity and revelry abounded in a four day state-wide party when news reached Victoria that we'd become Separated from NSW.
Woohoo.

1933
Dame Millie Peacock became the first chickybabe elected into Victoria's Parliament.
Woot, Millie!

1863
Elizabeth Scott went down in history for being the first chick hanged by the neck until dead in Victoria.
Not a happy remembrance.

1880
The most celebrated murderer, bushranger Ned Kelly did not enjoy the long drop he encountered on this day.

Perhaps a cuppa peppermint tea will help you digest that mouthful...?

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