Tuesday, January 15, 2013

January 15

The good, the bad and the ugly - these all make up our history, for better or worse, and influence how The Fair Isle of Oz has developed.
Hopefully influencing us for the better.


1991
Queen Liz the 2nd signed on the dotted line to make The Fair Isle of Oz the first Commonwealth Realm to institute its own Victoria Cross in the honours system.

1842
The 'umble suburb of Fitzroy became the birth place of the first saint of Oz when Mary MacKillop was found in the cabbage patch.

2011
Flooding throughout many areas of Victoria.

1894
Baby farmer Frances Knorr was hanged.

1964
Celebrated swimmer Dawn Fraser was the youngest person to be named Aussie of The Year.

1924
The Singleton Aboriginal Boys Home was closed with all remaining inmates transferred to Kinchela Aboriginal Boys Home.

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