Harry Williams is born

Birth of Harry Williams, who becomes the first Koori to play soccer for Australia. He begins soccer life at nine with the St George Police Boys Club. A third grader with Western suburbs, he rises through the ranks with St George Budapest in 1970. In 1970 he is picked for the national side and tours the world. He plays 17 full international and 26 other representative games for Australia. In 1977 he plays six world cup games. (Tatz p. 10) He is still running professionally in the mid 1980s.