THIS DAY IN OUR PAST
The following events took place on October 20 in the years identified:
1970:of Souvenir albums
the new $5 currency note, bearing the portrait of Norman Manley, national hero, are presented to his widow, Edna Manley, and his second son, Michael Manley, leader of the Opposition. A luncheon to mark the issue of the new note is given at the Bank of Jamaica where the presentations are made by the governor of the bank, G. Arthur Brown. 1970:Commission
The Water transportation survey of the island, with special reference to roads. The loan is additional to the initial one of CAD$1 million which Jamaica obtained from the Canadian Government in August 1967 to assist in financing the survey. 1994:P.J. Prime Minister
Patterson holds a meeting with a working group to finalise a draft programme for the reintroduction of the National Youth Service. At the meeting which is held at Jamaica House, Patterson says the core curriculum will be developed to cover discipline, attitude, leadership and work ethics. “The core curriculum will allow participants to earn ‘credits’, which will enable them to get priority for employment opportunities,” the prime minister explained.
–The Gleaner Archives