Ian Smith becomes prime minister of Southern Rhodesia

13 April 1964   Zimbabwe

On this day in 1964, Ian Douglas Smith became the Prime Minister of Southern Rhodesia (Zimbabwe) succeeding Winston Field.



Uca.edu. 2021. 46. Rhodesia/Zimbabwe (1964-present). [online] Available at: https://uca.edu/politicalscience/dadm-project/sub-saharan-africa-region/rhodesia-zimbabwe-1964-present/

En.wikipedia.org. 2021. Ian Smith - Wikipedia. [online] Available at: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ian_Smith