THIS DAY IN OUR PAST
The following events took place on September 21 in the years identified:
The ceremony of
of the First and Second Battalions Gloucestershire Regiment takes place with traditional colour at Up Park Camp. Governor John Huggins arrives after the Second Battalion is formed and takes the Royal Salute in the company of Brigadier E.K. Page, commander, Caribbean Sea; Inspector Noel Crosswell, aide-de-camp; and Major Watt. Among the spectators are Colonel Welchman, general staff officer, and Mrs Welchman, Nelson R. Park, American consul general, and Mrs Park, R.B. Barker and Mrs Barker, Commander Farrington, resident naval officer, H.R.E. Browne, OBE, deputy colonial secretary, and C.L. Swaby, an assistant secretary at the Secretariat. 1965:Commonwealth Commonwealth Economic Council and will discuss a variety of trade, exchange and monetary matters affecting the member nations of the Commonwealth. 1983:Seventeen
Jamaican students are awarded undergraduate fellowships to universities in the United States under the Caribbean Basin Initiative (CBI). The CBI is a US programme which provides trace, economic assistance and tax measures to help Caribbean Basin countries build their economies so that their people can enjoy a higher standard of living. The awardees will further their education in the fields of agriculture, engineering, education, health, public and business administration. Some of the awardees include Reginald Brown, Fitzroy Campbell, Winston Eason, Clifton Brown, Keswith Smith, Leslie Watt, Dwight Taylor, Mansfield Richards, Pamella Samuels, Gail Evans, Michael Lumsden and Zilla Marshall.
– The Gleaner Archives