Re: History by Locomotive 347

André Kritzinger
 

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History by Locomotive no. 347 - 2006
* The Koeberg Nuclear Power Station automatically shuts down when a loose bolt damages a rotor.
* The film ''Tsotsi'' wins the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film.
* R69,000,000 is stolen in a cash heist from a South African Airways aircraft at Johannesburg International Airport.
* Jacob Zuma is acquitted of rape charges.
* The corruption trial of Jacob Zuma is struck off the roll at the Pietermaritzburg High Court.
 
 
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André, Cape Town
Converted from Horribly Oversized to Nano in 1978
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History by Locomotive no. 347 - 2006
* The NEAR Shoemaker touches down on 433 Eros, the first spacecraft to land on an asteroid.
* British and U.S. forces carry out bombing raids in an attempt to disable Iraq's air defence network.
* The deorbit of Mir is carried out with the space station falling into the Pacific Ocean near Nadi, Fiji.
* Soyuz TM-32 lifts off from the Baikonur Cosmodrome carrying the first space tourist, American Dennis Tito.
* Letters containing anthrax mailed to ABC News, CBS News, NBC News, the ''New York Post'' and ''National Enquirer'' kill 5.
* Marike de Klerk, ex-wife of former State President F.W. de Klerk, is murdered in her flat in Bloubergrant.

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