Check out what happened in history on this day, who was born and much more!
AFRICA – [MALAWI]
2007 – Health officials in Malawi prepared to launch a massive HIV testing program to identify tens of thousands of people unknowingly infected with the virus.
AFRICA – [DRC]
1960 – The 1st UN troops reached Congo to replace Belgian troops.
AFRICA – [SOUTH AFRICA]
1901 – The Fawcett Commission headed by Millicent Fawcett is established. It was a result of an outcry against the treatment of Afrikaners in concentration camps.
1966 – Number of banned persons in South Africa totals 936; the individuals are banned under various laws, most prominently the Suppression of Communism and Riotous Assembly Acts
1990 – The ANC sent a report on police violence to President F. W. de Klerk. They demanded an end to the shocking inhumanity of the police in rural areas of South Africa”
1765 – English Prime Minister Lord Grenville resigns and is replaced by Lord Rockingham.
1774 – Russia and the Ottoman Empire sign the Treaty of Kuchuk-Kainardji, ending their six-year war.
1945 – The United States detonates the first atomic bomb in a test at Alamogordo, N. M
1911 – Ginger Rogers, actress and dancer
1928 – Anita Brookner, writer ( Hotel du Lac)
1941 – Solstad, Norwegian Noverist and playwrite
FAMOUS FOOTBALL BIRTHDAY
1987 – Ronson William