This Day in African History – Nelson Mandela Released
By Alistair Boddy-Evans, About.com Guide February 11, 2010
After imprisonment for 27 years, Nelson Mandela was finally released by South Africa’s Apartheid regime on 11 February 1990. Mandela walked out of the gates of Victor Verster Prison, Paarl, and was whisked away in a silver BMW to Cape Town where he appeared on the balcony of the City Hall. 50,000 people congregated to hear his address: Continue reading →
|Sir Ernest Henry Shackleton
Shackleton was an Anglo-Irish Antarctic explorer, best known for leading the ‘Endurance’ expedition of 1914-16.
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