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On This Day – 6 August

Posted on: Tue 6 Aug 2019

On This Day;

In 1879, the first Australian rules football game to be played at night took place at the Melbourne Cricket Ground.

In 1932, the first Venice Film Festival opens, making it the world’s oldest film festival.

In 1961, the first case of motion sickness in space reported. Soviet Cosmonaut Gherman Titov became the first human to vomit in space.

Breakfast’s Tom Mann and Zoe Kounadis speak about these events from history.

Produced by Zoe Kounadis

Image sourced: Wikimedia Commons


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