History by Locomotive 321

André Kritzinger
 

History by Locomotive no. 321 - 1981
* The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report the first recognized HIV/AIDS cases.
* In the Bihar train disaster in India, an overcrowded passenger train falls into the Bagmati River, killing between 500 and 800.
* The Israeli Air Force destroys Iraq's Osirak nuclear reactor, killing ten Iraqi troops and a French technician.
* Israeli aircraft bomb Beirut, destroying multi-story apartment blocks containing the offices of PLO-associated groups.
* The Wedding of Charles, Prince of Wales, and Lady Diana Spencer takes place at St Paul's Cathedral in London.
Regards,
André, Cape Town
Converted from Horribly Oversized to Nano in 1978
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