August 5: Nelson Mandela Arrested

Standard

On August 5, 1962, Nelson Mandela was arrested. This arrest set in motion a chain of events that made Nelson Mandela a household name around the world. It also eventually brought about the end of the South African political system, known as apartheid.

from Pocket http://history.howstuffworks.com/historical-events/nelson-mandela.htm
via IFTTT

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s