THIS DAY IN OUR PAST

The fol­low­ing events took place on Oc­to­ber 20 in the years iden­ti­fied:

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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

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