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In only his third Test match, 20-year-old Australian cricketer Donald Bradman scores a century      
An Aerial Medical Service is launched in Queensland, Australia, subsequently becoming the Flying Doctor Service       
US anthropologist Margaret Mead makes much of trouble-free sex among natives, in Coming of Age in Samoa, but her findings are subsequently disputed       
English pioneer aviator Amy Johnson makes a 19-day solo flight in a Gipsy Moth from Croydon (part of London) to Darwin, Australia       
Amy Johnson sheet music, c.1930
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The New Zealand racehorse Phar Lap wins huge popularity after an easy victory in the Melbourne Cup       
Australian-born composer Percy Grainger writes variations on Handel's tune The Harmonious Blacksmith       
The Statute of Westminster defines and formalizes the concept of the British Commonwealth       
One of the defining landmarks of Sydney, in Australia, is opened – the single-span steel arch bridge across the city's harbour      
English fast-bowler Harold Larwood causes outrage using the 'body-line' attack, devised by his captain, Douglas Jardine, in Test matches against Australia       
Australian author Christina Stead publishes a first novel based on her own family, Seven Poor Men of Sydney