1970: Southern Rhodesia broke away from Britain and became a republic under Ian Smith.
What does RH stand for?
RH stands for Southern Rhodesia
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- Rochester Hills
- Rohm and Haas
- Rolf Holstensson (chair retailer; Bodaford, Sweden; est. 1977)
- ROM Hacking
- Rose-Hulman (College)
- Row Hit (computer engineering)
- Rubeus Hagrid (Harry Potter)
- Running Hour
- Rural Health (various locations)
- Rush Hour
- US Revenue Cigarette Tubes (Scott Catalogue prefix; philately)
- Rhesus Haemolytic Disease of the Newborn
- Remote-Handled Transuranic Waste
- Rex Halverson & Associates (California)
- Radical Hysterectomy and Bilateral Pelvic Node Dissection
- Radical Hysterectomy with Bilateral Salpingo Oophorectomy
- Rat Heart Cells Conditioned Media
- Role for Human Erythropoietin
- Radical Hysterectomy and Pelvic Lymphadenectomy
- Right-Handed Transmission Line
Samples in periodicals archive:
Fraser joined the National Institute of Medical Research in London and settled in Southern Rhodesia in 1948, initially working at the Blair Research Centre to investigate Miracil D in treating schistosomiasis.
The country today equivalent to Zimbabwe was first demarcated by the British South Africa Company in the late 19th century; it became the selfgoverning colony of Southern Rhodesia in 1923.
What does the writer think apartheid South Africa was all about, or the UK-backed Ian Smith-led Southern Rhodesia government?
It warms up in Southern Rhodesia (now Zimbabwe) during the day but at places 4,000 or 5,000 ft above sea level it often freezes at night and in the early morning.
The third article also takes a historical stance and discusses the Native Marriage Laws in Southern Rhodesia, especially among the Shona community.
Peter Drake's voyage continued northwards into Southern Rhodesia - now Zimbabwe - where David Livingstone found the waterfalls on the River Zambezi which he renamed the Victoria Falls after Queen Victoria.
Byline: PAUL WEIDEMAN Get the ball rolling When I was a wee whippersnapper attending a British boys' school in Southern Rhodesia, we had fountain pens with little squidgy levers you'd pull out after sticking the pen nib into a little bottle of blue ink, and it would suck it up into the ink bladder inside the pen's barrel.