THIS DAY IN OUR PAST

The fol­low­ing events took place on Septem­ber 27 in the years iden­ti­fied:

Jamaica Gleaner - - ENTERTAINMENT -

1948:Pay­ing

a visit to Ja­maica as the guest of Lud­low Moody is Joseph Harold Shel­don, di­rec­tor of medicine at the Royal Col­lege, Wolver­hamp­ton, Eng­land. He ar­rives from Mi­ami and will re­main for four weeks. “I have al­ways wanted to come to Ja­maica. This is re­ally my first visit and I am look­ing for­ward to my stay”, he tells a Gleaner re­porter. 1965:Min­is­ter Fi­nance and S. Stephen­son of the Bank of Ja­maica. 1967:Tourism Di­rec­tor of

E. Stu­art Sharpe says that Ja­maica must work with the other is­lands of the Caribbean to of­fer a com­plete com­pre­hen­sive re­sort area to suit ev­ery taste and pocket. Ad­dress­ing the Lions Club lun­cheon held at the Courtleigh Manor Ho­tel, Sharpe says that a revo­lu­tion of untold mag­ni­tude has started in the world of air travel and within the next five years, the ad­vent of the jumbo jets will shrink the globe in a most amaz­ing way.

– The Gleaner Archives

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