1964 – Last Day of Northern Rhodesia

Last Day of Northern Rhodesia 23 October 1964 The Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland was formally dissolved on 31 December 1963, and the country became the independent Republic of Zambia on 24 October 1964, with Kaunda as President. Zambia¬†became the first country ever to change its name and flag between the opening and closing ceremonies of an¬†Olympic Games. The country … Continue reading 1964 – Last Day of Northern Rhodesia