History by Locomotive 312
History by Locomotive no. 312 - 1978
* Afghanistan President Daoud Khan is assassinated and the still ongoing Afghan Civil War begins.
* The South African Defence Force launches an airborne attack on Cassinga in Angola during Operation Reindeer.
* A group of mercenaries led by Colonel Bob Denard oust Ali Soilih in the Comoros and form a new government.
* King Hussein of Jordan marries 26-year-old Lisa Halaby, who takes the name Queen Noor.
André, Cape Town
Converted from Horribly Oversized to Nano in 1978