THIS DAY IN OUR PAST

The fol­low­ing events took place on Oc­to­ber 17 in the years iden­ti­fied:

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The Ki­wa­nis

of Kingston lun­cheon in Sher­a­ton Kingston Ho­tel’s Span­ish Main is in hon­our of the late Max Henry, a direc­tor of the club. Henry, a mu­sic lover, had been a char­ter mem­ber of the club, a direc­tor and com­mit­tee chair­man. He was in­stru­men­tal in getting the Ren­nock Lodge Vo­ca­tional Cen­tre go­ing and helped con­sid­er­ably in all club ac­tiv­i­ties in Ja­maica. shares of the Ja­maica Cit­i­zens Bank.

What is

as a mile­stone in Com­mon­wealth Caribbean eco­nomic co­op­er­a­tion is reached in Ja­maica when the char­ter of the Caribbean Devel­op­ment Bank is signed by all the mem­ber ter­ri­to­ries. With pledges of sup­port from all the re­gional mem­bers and with an­nounce­ments of ad­di­tional fi­nan­cial as­sis­tance from the two non-re­gional mem­bers, Bri­tain and Canada, the bank be­comes an of­fi­cial en­tity at 1 p.m. at a sign­ing cer­e­mony in the glit­ter­ing ball­room of the Sher­a­ton-Kingston Ho­tel.

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