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AFRICA – [DRC]
1998 – Rwanda protested a Congo crackdown on ethnic Tutsis and charged that Kabila was arming Rwandan Hutus to put down a Tutsi-led revolt along the border.
2000 – In Congo a Russian-made Antonov crashed on approach to Tshikapa and 27 people were killed.
2006 – President Joseph Kabila’s share of the vote in Congo’s historic elections rose above 50% as 1 million more votes were counted and certified.
AFRICA – [SOUTH AFRICA]
1959 – Progressive Party under John Steytler forms in South Africa
1965 – Singapore expelled from Malaysia following economic disagreements and racial tensions; becomes independent republic
1999 – Russian president Boris Yeltsin fires his prime minister and, for the fourth time, fires the entire cabinet.
1387 – Henry V, British king famous for his victory at Agincourt France
1631 – John Dryden ,the first official poet Laureate of great
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1991 – Colin Nelson