This Day in History: 1902-06-02

The news that peace had been declared in the Second Boer War was received by telegram and exhibited at the Newcastle Post and Telegraph Office at approx. 7.30pm in the evening. Bells were tinkled, trumpets were blown and kerosene tins hit in celebration.

Newcastle herald, 7 June 1902, p.4.
West Australian, 4 June 1902, p.9.