Today in Papua New Guinea History

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Historical Events

Events 1 - 5 of 5

1906-09-01 - British New Guinea becomes Australian Papua New Guinea
1973-12-01 - Australia grants self-government to Papua New Guinea
1975-09-16 - Papua New Guinea gains independence from Australia (National Day)
1986-06-18 - Papua New Guinea score 9-455 in 60 overs v Gibraltar, ICC Trophy
2011-10-27 - The Royal Australian Navy announces that they discovered the wreck of a World War II submarine in Simpson Harbour, Papua New Guinea during Operation RENDER SAFE - it is likely to be Japanese.

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 1 - 3 of 3

1957-02-28 - Jeff Woodland, Papua New Guinea, Nike golfer (1991 Dakota Dunes Open)
1974-05-11 - Stanley Gene, Papua New Guinean rugby league footballer
1981-12-10 - Ryan Pini, Papua New Guinea swimmer

Famous Deaths

Deaths 1 - 1 of 1

2006-01-03 - Bill Skate, Prime Minister of Papua New Guinea (b. 1954)

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