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Today In History: George Mclean, First President Of Committee Of Merchants Of The Gold...

Regarded as the seminal builder of the Gold Coast Colony which preceded modern Ghana, Captain George Maclean was born on 24th February 1801 and...

Today In History: In 1979 FLT. LT. Jerry Rawlings Arrested After Failed Military Uprising

Flight Lieutenant Jerry John Rawlings staged his first military coup as a young revolutionary on 15 May 1979, five weeks before scheduled elections to...

Today In History: In 1871, Smallpox Epidemic Breaks Out In CapeCoast And Surrounding Territories

Its been over 149 years since the smallpox epidemic and the World is facing another pandemic the Coronavirus. History has shown that the world...

Today In History: Asantehene Prempeh I Dies In Kumasi On May 12, 1931

Exactly 89 years ago, On May 12, 1931, Asantehene Prempeh I (Kwaku Dua III) died in Kumasi, Gold Coast. Asantehene (King) Prempeh I's original throne...

Today In History: 43 Ghanaian Peacekeepers Were Killed At Port Francqui, Congo

Today marks exactly 59 years ago, on April 28, 1961, 43 Ghanaian peacekeepers were killed in one of the UN’s deadliest missions by the...

Today In History: April 27, 1972, Kwame Nkrumah Dies In Bucharest, Romania

Exactly 48 years ago, on April 27, 1972, Kwame Nkrumah, In distant Bucharest (Romania), far from his green and lovely native land and from...

Today In History: February 5, 1874: The “Sagrenti War” And The “Sacking Of Kumasi”

The Battle of Amoaful was fought on 31 January 1874. A road was cut to the village and the Black Watch led the way,...

Today In History: Today Marks 113th Anniversary Since The Bond Of 1844 Was Signed

Today in History, On 18 Sept 1956 the British set 6 March 1957, the 113th anniversary of the Bond of 1844, as the date...

Today In History: Edward Akufo-Addo Became President Of Ghana In The Second Republic

Edward Akufo-Addo was once the President of Ghana. He was the only other member of the Big Six, aside from Dr Kwame Nkrumah, who eventually...
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