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|01 Feb 1961||‘No fault’ divorce|
|01 Feb 1984||Medicare|
|26 Jan 1938||Aboriginal Day of Mourning|
|26 Jan 1949||Australia’s first citizens|
|26 Jan 1958||Nuclear startup|
|26 Jan 1966||17th Prime Minister|
|26 Jan 1972||A tent embassy|
|30 Jan 1924||Cabinet in Canberra|
|30 Jan 1945||11th Governor-General|
|31 Jan 1929||The Warrigal|
|31 Jan 1968||Independent Nauru|