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1999 – Malawi held its second democratic election. Bakili Muluzi was re-elected to serve a second five-year term as President, despite an MCP-AFORD Alliance that ran a joint slate against the UDF.
2001 – The US cancelled $16 million of Tanzania’s debt and committed to canceling the remaining $10 million by the end of the year.
2001 – The UN voted to keep peacekeepers in Congo for another year.
1752 – Benjamin Franklin and his son test the relationship between electricity and lightning by flying a kite in a thunder storm.
1846 – Great Britain and the United States agree on a joint occupation of Oregon Territory.
1947 – The All India Congress accepts a British plan for the partition of India.
1330 – Edward the Black prince, the eldest son of Edward
1767 – Rachel Robards Jackson, First lady to President Andrew Jackson.
1843 – Edvard Grieg, Norwegian composer
FAMOUS FOOTBALLER BIRTHDAY
1988 – Mohamed Zahid Hossain
INTERNATIONAL DAY OF: World Youth Skills Day