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History of Australia

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Visit Australia. Discover its history. Learn about the people who lived there through stories, old newspaper articles, pictures, postcards and genealogy.

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Fun fact: Birthday celebrations in Australia sometimes include "Fairy Bread." It is white bread covered with butter and colorful sprinkles.

Christmas takes place on December 25th, the summertime in Australia. People often spend part of Christmas day with their families at the beach. One popular Australian song states that six white boomers, or large kangaroos, pull Santa's sleigh. worldhollidaytraditions.com



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  • 1800 - Population of Australia - 5,217


  • News 1861 - November 7 - The first Melbourne Cup horse race was run in Melbourne, Australia


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  • 1900 - Population of Australia - 3,765,300


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  • 1800 - Population of Australia - 5,217
  • News  1861 - November 7 - The first Melbourne Cup horse race was run in Melbourne, Australia
  • 1895 - Australia
    Australia, aws-tra'le-a (Fr. Australie, Östra'lee'; Ger. Australien, Öws-tra'le-en), (i.e., "southern" region), formerly New Holland, the largest... Read MORE...

  • 1900 - Population of Australia - 3,765,300

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