1840 New Zealand becomes a separate colony, no longer administered by New
South Wales, Australia.
1855 Missionary and explorer David Livingstone becomes the first non-African
to sight Victoria Falls in Africa.
1920 Australian airline Qantas is founded.
1959 #1 Hit: The Fleetwoods – Mr. Blue Walt Disney launches Epcot Center: Experimental Prototype Community of Tomorrow.
1974 #1 Hit: John Lennon – Whatever Gets You Thru the Night
1985 #1 Hit: Starship – We Built This City
2006 Great Firewall of China begins, giving the Chinese government much
control over what can be seen online by its citizens.