Good morning Bendigo – 27.06.14

Good morning Bendigo!

Happy Friday :-)

WEATHER

Windy with showers, a top of 15 degrees.

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TRAINS

Bendigo's V/Line service is listed as "good" this morning.

NEWS OVERNIGHT

Second man dies from Rochester gas explosion.

The second man involved in the Rochester Hotel gas explosion almost two weeks ago has died.

Dave Lobe, 52, had been fighting for his life at The Alfred in Melbourne since a gas explosion that also killed 34-year-old Barry Purtell on June 15.

Car clipped at Kangaroo Flat

Police are appealing for witnesses to an incident at Kangaroo Flat.

Nick Kyrgios pulls off incredible Wimbledon win (The Age)

Aussie teen Nick Kyrgios is in new grand slam territory, having earned his place in the Wimbledon third round in extraordinary circumstances.

Royal commission pressure on CBA (The Age)

A powerful Senate inquiry has called for the Commonwealth Bank to face a royal commission to investigate fraud, forgery and allegations of a cover-up inside its financial planning arm.

TODAY IN HISTORY

678 - St Agatho begins his reign as Catholic Pope

1867 - Bank of California opens doors

1914 - US signs treaty of commerce with Ethiopia

1929 - 1st color TV demo (NYC)

1940 - Soviet Army attacks Romania

1950 - North Koreans troop reach Seoul, UN asks members to aid South Korea, Harry Truman orders Air Force and Navy into Korean conflict

1954 - 1st atomic power station opens (Obninsk, near Moscow, Russia)

1967 - The world's first ATM is installed in Enfield, London.

1981 - Cambodia adopts its constitution

1998 - Opening of the Kuala Lumpur International Airport in Malaysia.

BIRTHDAYS

1550 - Charles IX, King of France (1560-74)

1869 - Hans Spemann, German embryologist, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (d. 1941)

1880 - Helen Keller, Ala, blind-deaf author/lecturer had more sense than many

1918 - Adolph Kiefer, US, 100m backstroke swimmer (Olympic-gold-1936)

1938 - Gordon Rorke, cricketer (Australian quickie, 4 Tests at end of 50's)

1963 - Paul Roos, Australian rules footballer

1975 - Tobey Maguire, American actor

1980 - Kevin Pietersen, English cricketer

1984 - Khloe Kardashian, Los Angeles, California, American reality television star (Keeping Up with the Kardashians)

QUIZ

1. In which country are the Altamira cave paintings?

2. In batik what is painted on to fabric along with dye?

3. What is contained or held in a creel?

4. Which Alexander discovered penicillin?

5. Which children's nursery rhyme is linked to the Black Death?

DID YOU KNOW

Some dinosaurs had tails over 13 metres (45 feet) long.

JOKE OF THE DAY

Why does Tarzan yell? Because it hurts when he beats his chest.

Have a great day!

Georgina

QUIZ ANSWERS

1. Spain 2. Wax 3. Fish 4. Fleming 5. Ring-a-ring-a-roses.

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