History by Locomotive 319

André Kritzinger
 

History by Locomotive no. 319 - 1980
* After strikes led by Lech Wałęsa at the Lenin Shipyard in Gdańsk, Poland, the trade union Solidarity is established.
* Zimbabwe breaks diplomatic and consular relations with South Africa but maintains a commercial mission in Johannesburg.
* The Staggers Rail Act deregulates American railroads.
* An oil rig drills into a salt mine under Lake Peigneur that swallows the rig, eleven barges and 65 acres of terrain.
* John Lennon is shot dead outside his apartment in New York.
Regards,
André, Cape Town
Converted from Horribly Oversized to Nano in 1978
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