August 21, 1961 – Jomo Kenyatta is released from prison in Kenya. Jomo Kenyattapron. (1894 – 22 August 1978) served as the first Prime Minister (1963–1964) and President (1964–1978) of Kenya. An African socialist, he is considered the founding father of the Kenyan nation.
History: This is Jomo Kenyatta. Jomo Kenyatta was the leader of Kenya from independence in 1963, to his death in 1978, serving first as Prime Minister and then as President. He is considered the founding father of the Kenyan nation.