On this day: 13 June 2019

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On this day in Malawi, Africa and the world
On this day in Malawi, Africa and the world

Check out what happened in history on this day, who was born and much more!

AFRICA

(DRC)

2007 –  Serge Maheshe, a Congolese journalist working for the UN-sponsored Radio Okapi, was shot dead in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo town of Bukavu. Police the next day arrested 2 soldiers for the killing.

THE WORLD

1923 – The French set a trade barrier between occupied Ruhr and the rest of Germany.

1978 – Israelis withdraw the last of their invading forces from Lebanon.

1971 – The New York Times begins publishing the Pentagon Papers.

1777 – The Marquis de Lafayette arrives in the American colonies to help in their rebellion against Britain.

FAMOUS BIRTHDAYS 
1893 – Dorothy Leigh Sayers, English detective writer, creator of Lord Peter Wimsey
1894 – Mark Van Doren, American poet, writer and educator
1903 – Harold Red Grange American football player
 
FAMOUS FOOTBALLER BIRTHDAY

1986 –  James Marcelin

INTERNATIONAL DAY OF: 

International Albinism Awareness Day

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