Remembrance


Days and events of remembrance in Melbourne..

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View Event: Remembrance Day 2020
Remembrance Day 2020
Shrine of Remembrance - St Kilda Road Melbourne
➲ When: 11th of November 2020
11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month 11am - Wednesday 11th November 2020 Remembering 101 years ago.. Every year, on 11 November at 11 am - the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the .. Remembrance Day 2020


View Event: HMAS Goorangai | Commemoration Service 2020
HMAS Goorangai | Commemoration Service 2020
Queenscliffe Maritime Museum - Hesse St Queenscliff
➲ When: 22nd of November 2020
22nd November 2020 | The HMAS Goorangai Commemoration Service is held each year on the Sunday nearest to the anniversary. This annual service commemorates the sinking of the Minesweeper HMAS Gooran .. HMAS Goorangai | Commemoration Service 2020


View Event: Long Tan Day | Vietnam Veterans' Day 2020
Long Tan Day | Vietnam Veterans' Day 2020
Shrine of Remembrance - Shrine of Remembrance Melbourne
➲ When: 18th of August 2020
Also known as Long Tan Day, Vietnam Veterans' Day falls on 18 August each year. The Vietnam War was Australia's longest military engagement of the 20th century. Almost 60,000 Australians fought in .. Long Tan Day | Vietnam Veterans' Day 2020


View Event: Mount Dandenong Plane Crash | 1938
Mount Dandenong Plane Crash | 1938
Mount Dandenong
➲ When: 25th of October 2020
On Tuesday 25th October 1938, an Australian National Airways Douglas DC-2 airplane crashed into the Dandenong Ranges killing all 18 passengers on board. The Kyeema airline plane flying from Adelaid .. Mount Dandenong Plane Crash | 1938


View Event: Police Blue Ribbon Day 2020
Police Blue Ribbon Day 2020
Melbourne
➲ When: 29th of September 2020
Tuesday 29th September 2020 | Blue Ribbon Day is a chance for the community to say thank you to those who put themselves in harm's way, and ensure that those who have fallen are not forgotten. We h .. Police Blue Ribbon Day 2020


View Event: Remembrance Black Friday | 1939-2021
Remembrance Black Friday | 1939-2021
Melbourne
➲ When: 13th of January 2021
The fires that ravaged Victoria on Friday 13th January 1939 are considered one of the worst natural bushfires in the world. Almost 20,000 km (4,942,000 acres, 2,000,000 ha) of land was burnt, 71 p .. Remembrance Black Friday | 1939-2021


View Event: Remembrance Black Saturday | 2009-2021
Remembrance Black Saturday | 2009-2021
Marysville
➲ When: 7th of February 2021
February 2021 marks the 12 Year Anniversary of the 2009 Victorian Bushfires which was one of the most significant disasters Victoria has experienced. Each year we remember the horrific day on Satur .. Remembrance Black Saturday | 2009-2021


View Event: Remembrance Services @ The Shrine
Remembrance Services @ The Shrine
Shrine of Remembrance - Shrine of Remembrance Melbourne
➲ Every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday
Remembrance Services held at the Shrine of Remembrance. Remembrance Services on a Sunday, honour all units no longer able to make the pilgrimage to the Shrine. Monthly weekday memorial services .. Remembrance Services @ The Shrine


View Event: Remembrance: Longford Gas Plant Explosion | 1998
Remembrance: Longford Gas Plant Explosion | 1998
Longford Gas Plant Explosion | 1998 - South Road Longford
➲ When: 25th of September 2020
Longford gas plant workers remembered from deadly explosion The Longford gas explosion on 25 September 1998 killed Peter Wilson and John Lowery. Eight workers were injured and the disaster left .. Remembrance: Longford Gas Plant Explosion | 1998


View Event: Victims of the Holocaust Day 2021
Victims of the Holocaust Day 2021
Melbourne
➲ When: 27th of January 2021
27 January | International Day of Commemoration in Memory of the Victims of the Holocaust Celebrated on the day that the Auschwitz death camp was liberated in 1945, International Day of Commemorat .. Victims of the Holocaust Day 2021


View Event: West Gate Bridge Disaster | 1970
West Gate Bridge Disaster | 1970
West Gate Bridge - Spotswood
➲ When: 15th of October 2020
Just before lunch on Thursday 15th October 1970, the West Gate Bridge suddenly groaned. An eerie pinging noise filled the air. A storm of rust flakes peeled off weathered steel. The girders started to .. West Gate Bridge Disaster | 1970







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