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21 Octomber
1944 - The heavy cruiser HMAS Australia, operating in the Philippines, is hit by a kamikaze aircraft, killing 20 and wounding 54, in what is believed to be the first attack of its kind.

1978 - Civilian pilot Frederick Valentich vanishes in a Cessna 182 over Bass Strait south of Melbourne, after reporting contact with an unidentified aircraft.
Australian slang
  • cooee, not within a far off
  • bail up to corner somebody
  • grinning like a shot fox very happy
  • cobber friend
  • bikkie biscuit
  • donger penis
  • lurk racket, scam
  • cactus dead, out of order
  • BYO restaurant/party where you Bring Your Own alcoholic drink
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