Check out what happened in history on this day, who was born and much more!
AFRICA – [MALAWI]
2012 – Professor Peter Arthur wa Mutharika held a legendary political rally in Thyolo.
This was his first rally since the sudden loss of his brother, the late President Bingu wa Mutharika.
There has been an unchallenged claim, that the rally was one of the largest ever has never rallies.
2004 – The Gates Foundation announced a $44.7 million award at the AIDS Conference in Bangkok to a consortium of TB and AIDS researchers.
The 2 diseases were often linked. A UN report cited 7 countries as the hardest hit by the AIDS pandemic:
5. The Central African Republic
AFRICA – [TANZANIA]
2004 – In Tanzania the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR) sentenced former finance minister Emmanuel Ndindabahizi to life imprisonment for his role in the east African country’s 1994 genocide.
AFRICA – [SOUTH AFRICA]
1953 – ANC members, Walter Sisulu and Duma Nokwe leave South Africa and go overseas under false names
1834 – Lord Napier of England arrives at Macao, China, as the first chief superintendent of trade.
1813 – Napoleon Bonaparte’s representatives meet with the Allies in Prague to discuss peace terms.
1836 – William winter, drama critic and essayist for The News York Times
1850 – Francis Xavier Cabrini, the first American canonized saint
FAMOUS FOOTBALL BIRTHDAY
1987 – Ronson William
INTERNATIONAL DAY OF:
World Youth Skills Day