TODAY IN HISTORY
On this date in 2013. former South African president Nelson Mandel. who became one of the World's most beloved statesmen and a colossus of the 20th centur Nhen he emerged from 27 years n prison to negotiate an end to apartheid, died at a e 95.
In 1999. former Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau was named 'he century's top newsmaker n The Canadian Press survey f newspaper editors and road casters.
In 2008.101 Simpso was sentenced to 33 years in prison nd was released on parole after ine years. for kidnapping and robbing two sports memorabilia ealers at gunpoint in a Las Vegas otel room in Se t. 2007.