THIS DAY IN OUR PAST
The following events took place on October 17 in the years identified:
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.
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.