What Happened on June 12, 1964

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Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Nelson Mandela is sentenced to life in prison in South Africa

Anti-apartheid activist and South African President Nelson Mandela
Anti-apartheid activist and South African President
Nelson Mandela

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