THE EMPEROR OF ETHIOPIA GOES INTO EXILE - 1936 Emperor of Ethiopia Haile Selassie I and the royal family and close friends seek sanctuary from the British with the defeat of Ethiopia to Italian troops. The royal party disembark from a British ship in Palestine then board a train. The Emperor would spend the next five years in exile returning to Ethiopia in 1941 only after Italy's defeat by United Kingdom and Ethiopian patriot forces.
CARDINALS PREPARE TO ELECT 262ND PONTIFF Vatican City is the focus of world attention as the college of Cardinals meets to elect a new pope. They will live behind locked doors until a decision is reached on a successor to Pope John XXIII. The conclave takes place in the Sistine Chapel decorated with frescoes painted by Michelangelo.
U.N. ASSEMBLY OPENS The 18th session of the United Nations General Assembly opens on a note of optimism as representatives of 111 member nations meet to elect a new President for the coming year. The optimism is based on the nuclear test ban treaty and Dr. Carlos Sosa Rodriquez of Venezuela receives all of the votes cast and takes over as Assembly President.
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