Thursday, January 17, 2013

January 17 Oz doings

More thrills, more spills and more doings than you can poke a stick at.
Or rabbit.
Or tripe and tongue.
Hmmm, rabbit....


1944
Meat was on the agenda or rather the lack thereof when it became rationed on this date.
For more details - and ideas of meat substitutes, like underground mutton, click HERE.

1929
800 striking waterside workers rioted, attacking the non-union labour that was brought in to break the strike, with at least one (later) fatality arising from the conflict that of Mounted Constable Evans.

1962
The media reported that bushfires had spread to the suburbs, coming within 19kms of the Melbourne CBD.

1954
At Morris, South Oz, an UFO was spied flitting across the sky.


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