Tag Archives: Kangaroo

March 1, 1901

On March 1, 1901, the Australian Army was formed. It was later used to fight both Emus and Kangaroos. It lost both of these wars. The Emus actually sent a message to the Aussies after beating them in 1932. That message was ‘Don’t send a boy to do a man’s job.” For giant, flightless birds, … Continue reading

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August 7, 1858

On August 7, 1858, the first Australian rules football game was played between Melbourne Grammar and Scotch College. While on paper, this looks to be unfair, a bunch of college boys playing against a grammar school. It’s Australia. Both were grammar schools. One just went hoity-toity and put College in their name. Also, it was … Continue reading

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