Re: History by Locomotive 347

André Kritzinger

Oops again. I’m getting a little moeg here...
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.
André, Cape Town
Converted from Horribly Oversized to Nano in 1978

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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