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2017 (Malawi) – The Lake Stars festival, Malawian biggest music and arts celebrated thirteen years.
1998 (DRC) – In Congo troops of President Kabila were sent to quell a rebellion by Mai-Mai tribal warriors. A human rights group, Azadho, later charged the troops in a massacre of over 300 civilians in Butembo.
1864 – Confederate troops defeat a Union army sent to bring Florida into the Union at the battle of Olustee, Florida.
1965 – Ranger 8 hits the Moon and sends back 7,000 photos to the United States of America.
1968 – The North Vietnamese army chief in Hue orders all looters to be shot on sight.
1971 – Young people protest having to cut Their Long hair Athens ,Greece.
1726 – William Prescott, U.S. Revolutionary War hero at the Battle of Bunker Hill.
1898 – Jimmy Yancey, American blues pianist
1888 – Marie Rambert, ballet dancer and director.
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1981 – Tony Hibbert, Liverpool FC
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