1517 - The Netherlands has the 1st burning of Protestants at the stake.
1851 - New South Wales and Victoria separate as Royal Assent is given to create the Colony of Victoria.
1873 - Henry Ossian Flipper of Georgia, who was a former slave, is one of the first African Americans to enter West Point Military Academy. He graduated in 1877.
1900 - Concerned with “Etiquette”. Readers of the Sydney newspaper The Dawn, requested information regarding the ‘manners and customs of good society’. They felt a series of short articles would not go astray.
1932 - The Australian Broadcast Commission (ABC) was launched to the Australian public.
 The Dawn (Sydney, NSW : 1888 - 1905) , Sunday 1 July 1900, page 31.