Today March 2 we put on our binoculars as we go dig down memory lane:
2012 –Military leader and politician, Chukwuemeka Ikemba Odumegwu Ojukwu was buried. He died on 26 November, 2011 in the United Kingdom after a brief illness. He was born on 4th November, 1933.
1836 – Texas declared its independence from Mexico.
1956 – Morocco gained independence from France.
2011 – Steve Jobs unveiled Apple’s iPad 2.
1937 – Mexico nationalizes oil
1985 – The government approved a screening test for AIDS that detected antibodies to the virus, allowing possibly contaminated blood to be excluded from the blood supply.
1933 – King Kong Thursday, 2nd March, 1933 : The Original King Kong movie has its world premiere in New York.
1965 – One of the most popular musical films of all time, “The Sound of Music”, starring Julie Andrews and Christopher Plummer, is released (Best Picture 1966).
1990 – Nelson Mandela is elected deputy President of the ANC
1923 – Time magazine debuts
2013 – Abubakar Shekau, the leader of Boko Haram, denied in a released video of any peace discussion with the government.