THIS DAY IN HISTORY 24/03


HISTORICAL EVENTS:

1952 – Great demonstrations against apartheid in South-Africa

1959 – The Party of the African Federation (PFA) is launched by Léopold Sédar Senghor and Modibo Keita.

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This day in #history 24/03

MARCH 24TH

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1924 – Greece becomes a republic

1930 – Planet Pluto named

1941 – British troops defeat British Somalia

1941 – German troops occupy El Agheila Libya

1952 – Great demonstrations against apartheid in South-Africa

1959 – The Party of the African Federation (PFA) is launched by Léopold Sédar Senghor and Modibo Keita.

1972 – Great Britain imposes direct rule over Northern Ireland

1999 – Kosovo War: NATO commences air bombardment against Yugoslavia, marking the first time NATO has attacked a sovereign country.

2008 – Bhutan officially becomes a democracy, with its first ever general election.

FAMOUS BIRTHDAYS

1733 – Joseph Priestley, England, Birstall England, clergyman/scientist (discovered oxygen)

1834 – John Wesley Powell, US, geologist/explorer/ethnologist

1866 – Jack McAuliffe, US lightweight boxing champ, hall of famer

1874 – Harry Houdini, [Erich Weiss], Budapest, magician/escape artist

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1912 – Dorothy Irene Height, president (national council of…

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Sayings you grow up with in an African household.


. Olodo. Now we all know what odo means, it means zero, so olodo is the owner of zero. This is reserved for end of term when results are brought home and you have performed below expectation. It is also used when you do not seem to be grasping things fast enough.

Those children that got high scores do they have two heads ? Of course the answer is ‘No’ so if you say so, you will be punished because you have one head just like those other children and if you should say yes, that they have two heads, you will be seriously dealt with for telling a lie, so either way, you are doomed.

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Who do you think you are?

1. Who do you think you are? The very first question, others will follow in quick succession.

2. If ………. says you should put your hands inside fire, will you do so? This is the question you get anytime you try to shift the blame to someone else or give the excuse that it is somebody else that made you do what you are accused of.

If Naijapikin says youn should put your hand ..... If Naijapikin says you should put your hand …..

3. What kind of child is this? I heard this so much it stuck and could not resist using it as this blog’s title

4. Is it smelling or not? (Standing menacingly over your head and holding a cane under your nose).blog

If you say it’s smelling, you are doomed, if you say it’s not smelling you are still doomed, either way you can’t escape punishment.

5. Go and

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