Nelson Mandela is Released from Prison Feb11

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Nelson Mandela is Released from Prison

1990 – Nelson Mandela is released
Nelson Mandela’s greatest pleasure, his most private moment, is watching the sun set with the music of Handel or Tchaikovsky playing. Locked up in his cell during daylight hours, deprived of music, both these simple pleasures were denied him for decades. With his fellow prisoners, concerts were organised when possi…

1976 – Clifford Alexander Jr
Clifford Alexander, Jr. is confirmed as the first African American Secretary of the Army. He will hold the position until the end of President Jimmy Carter’s term.