Terrorist bombing of a bus in Nairobi, Kenya, kills twenty-seven people and injures about 100.
This Day In History dates for TODAY
- 1849 The Neptune, with 288* convicts on board, enters Simon’s Bay, with strong resistance from Cape inhabitants
- 1903 King Leopold II of Belgium denies accusations of brutality in the Congo Free State
- 1974 SA Prime Minister sends a goodwill message to the new government of Mozambique
- 1976 Ian Smith of Rhodesia and Henry Kissinger meet in Pretoria
- 1980 Mafeking (Mafikeng) is surrendered to Bophuthatswana
- 1985 Death sentence for Rapists
- 1985 Supreme Court changes ruling on forced removals, traditionally
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