History by Locomotive 315

André Kritzinger
 

History by Locomotive no. 315 - 1978
* John Vorster becomes State President.
* Pope John Paul II succeeds Pope John Paul I as the 264th pope, resulting in the thirteenth Year of Three Popes.
* The South African Railways sets a still unbeaten world rail speed record.
* In Guyana, Jim Jones leads his People’s Temple cult in a mass murder-suicide that claims 918 lives.
Regards,
André, Cape Town
Converted from Horribly Oversized to Nano in 1978
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