History by Locomotive no. 350 - 2009
* Sri Lanka announces victory in its 27-year war against the Tamil Tigers terrorist organisation.
* Air France Flight 447 en route from Rio de Janeiro to Paris crashes into the Atlantic Ocean, killing all 228 on board.
* Abdelbaset al-Megrahi, imprisoned for the 1988 bombing of Pan Am Flight 103, is released by the Scottish Government.
* The Nobel Peace Prize award to Barack Obama is criticised as being undeserved, premature and politically motivated.
André, Cape Town
Converted from Horribly Oversized to Nano in 1978