January 1, 1962 in History
Event:
Western Samoa gains independence from New Zealand, Susuga Malietoa Tanumafili II becomes co-chief of Western Samoa




Related Topics:
gains
Independence
Malietoa
Samoa
Susuga
Tanumafili
western
Zealand

Related Year:
1962

Related Events:
January 1





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