3 MARCH

LAST ‘FULL-BLOODED’ ABORIGINAL TASMANIAN MAN’S DEATH AND DISSECTION

[ 3 March 1869 ]

Today in 1869, William Lanne, who at the time was believed to be the last ‘full-blooded’ Tasmanian man, died of cholera and dysentery, aged just 34 years. 

ELEVEN KENYAN POLITICAL DETAINEES MURDERED

[ 3 March 1959 ]

On 3 March 1959, prison guards at Hola, a remote mosquito infested prison in Kenya, were ordered to beat a group of 85 political detainees, who had dared to complain that their forced labour assignment was an impossible task. 

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