2nd February 1914 (Monday)

BORN TODAY:

~ in Amberg, Germany – Heiner Fleischmann, German motorcycle racer;

~ in Durban, South Africa – Hubert Freakes, English rugby union international

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Heiner_Fleischmann

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hubert_Freakes

Leisure: In Fremantle, Western Australia – Billy Clare establishes the Freemantle Workers Club. Happy Centenary!

Railways and Empire: In Kigoma, in the far West of German Tanganyika on the shores of Lake Tanganyika, the Zentralbahn (Central Line) railway arrives from Dar es Salaam, 800 miles away on the Indian Ocean coast.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_rail_transport_in_Tanzania

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