History : Somaliland Marks Independence After 73 Years of British Rule

(Medeshi) - The New York Times - Published on Sunday, June 26, 1960
Hargeysa, Somaliland, Sunday, June 26, 1960 (Reuters): Crowds danced in the streets here, bonfi res blazed from the hills and fireworks burst in the sky as last midnight spelled the end of Britain’s rule in Somaliland.

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