On This Day – March 5

Posted on: Mon 5 Mar 2018

On this day in history…

In 1803 George Howe, a convict from the West Indies, printed Australia’s first newspaper, The Sydney Gazette and New South Wales Advertiser.

American company ‘Wham-o’, patented the popular children’s toy – the hula hoop – in 1963.

And in 1970, former Red Hot Chilli Peppers’ guitarist, John Frusciante, was born.

Produced by Milly Schultz-Boylen

Photo taken by George Garrigues and sourced from Wikimedia Commons


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