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South Africa

becomes the longest-running crime show in television history until ''Law & Order'' overtakes it in 2003. * March 15 ** South Africa withdraws from the Commonwealth of Nations. ** The Union of Peoples of Angola, led by Holden Roberto, attacks strategic locations in the north of Angola. These events result in the beginning of the colonial war with Portugal. ** In France, rebel generals Maurice Challe and Andre Zelelr are sentenced to 15 years in prison. ** South Africa officially leaves the Commonwealth of Nations. ** President John F. Kennedy and Charles De Gaulle meet in Paris. * March 13 – In eastern Turkey, an earthquake registering 6.8 on the Richter scale (Richter magnitude scale), kills over 500. * March 18 – White South Africans vote in favour of political reforms which will end the apartheid regime and create a power-sharing multi-racial government. March 31 – The Maintenance of Religious Harmony Act of Singapore comes into force. * June 17 ** Apartheid (South Africa under apartheid): The South African Parliament repeals the Population Registration Act, which had required racial classification of all South Africans at birth. ** U.S. President Zachary Taylor is exhumed to discover whether or not his death was caused by arsenic poisoning, instead of acute gastrointestinal illness; no trace of arsenic is found. * February 24 ** John Charles Daly, South African-born journalist and game show host (b. 1914) ** Héctor Rial, Argentinian footballer (b. 1928) ** Giovanni Enrico Bucher, the Swiss ambassador to Brazil, is kidnapped in Rio de Janeiro; kidnappers demand the release of 70 political prisoners. ** The U.N. General Assembly supports the isolation of South Africa for its apartheid policies. ** During his visit to the Polish capital, German Chancellor (Chancellor of Germany (Federal Republic)) Willy Brandt goes down on his knees in front of a monument to the victims of the Warsaw Ghetto. thumb right 200px A typical gold mining (File:Klondike mining camp.jpg) operation, on Bonanza Creek. * 1896–1899: The Klondike Gold Rush. In August, 1896, George Carmack, Kate Carmack, Keish, Dawson Charlie and Patsy Henderson, members of a Tagish First Nations family group, discovered rich placer (Placer mining) gold deposits in Bonanza (Rabbit) Creek (Bonanza Creek), Yukon, Canada. Julie Cruikshank. ''Reading Voices. Oral and Written Interpretations of the Yukon's Past''. Vancouver & Toronto: Douglas & McIntyre, 1991, p. 124. Soon a massive movement of people, goods and money started moving towards the Klondike, Yukon region and the nearby District of Alaska. Men from all walks of life headed for the Yukon from as far away as New York, South Africa, WikiPedia:South Africa Dmoz:Regional Africa South Africa Commons:Category:South Africa


United States

actor of stage (Theatre), film (film actor) and television, a political libertarian (Libertarianism) and journalist, perhaps best-known for his role as Raymond Burr's protégé, Detective Sergeant Ed Brown, on the long-running crime drama ''Ironside (Ironside (TV series))'' (1967–1975). He reprised the role for a made-for-TV "reunion" film in 1993. '''William J. Masterton''' (August 13, 1938 – January 15, 1968) was a Canadian (Canada)- United


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