History by Locomotive 320

André Kritzinger
 

History by Locomotive no. 320 - 1981
* The 444 days Iran hostage crisis ends within minutes of Ronald Reagan succeeding Jimmy Carter as President.
* The largest part of Laingsburg is swept away within minutes in a flood, killing 104.
* President Ronald Reagan is shot and Press Secretary James Brady and two policemen are wounded.
* Space Shuttle Columbia with John Young and Robert Crippen is the first manned reusable spacecraft to return from orbit.
* Pope John Paul II is shot by a Turkish gunman.
Regards,
André, Cape Town
Converted from Horribly Oversized to Nano in 1978
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