Death Of Cricket
1882: A newspaper obituary on the death of English cricket which appeared after England lost the 1882 Test Match against Australia. The bales were burnt and the ashes placed in an urn to become 'The Ashes' for which Australia and England compete. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)
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Equality Of Race
1816: Governor Davey's proclamation of mutual friendship and justice printed in easily understood pictures for illiterate Aborigines. The first strip means 'Equality Of Races', the second, 'Mutual Friendship', the third, 'Black Shall Not Kill White Lest He Be Hanged' and the fourth 'White, Too, Shall Go To The Gallows If He Kills A Black'. (Photo by Rischgitz/Getty Images)
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HMAS Sydney, Leander-class cruiser
The first cruiser laid down for the RAN was Sydney which was launched in August 1912 by Lady Henderson, wife of Admiral Sir Reginald Henderson. She commissioned at Portsmouth on 26 June 1913 under the command of Captain John C.T. Glossop RN. She departed Portsmouth on 25 July 1913 and first arrived on the Australia Station at Albany on 19 September 1913. On 4 October 1913 she formed part of the Australian Fleet Unit that ceremonially entered her namesake harbour to a rapturous welcome from tens of thousands of spectators who turned out on the shores of the harbour to welcome the arrival of ‘their' fleet.
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