On this day: 2 July 2019

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

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

AFRICA

(Malawi)

1985Malawi played their first international soccer match against Zaire and lost 0-1.

(DRC)

1995 –  Lumumba, revolutionary, was born in Congo.

1999 – The Congo government and rebel officials said they had reached an accord to end the 11-month war in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Rebel forces were to be merged with the government army.

THE WORLD

1298 – An army under Albert of Austria defeats forces led by Adolf of Nassau.

1747 – Marshall Saxe leads the French forces to victory over an Anglo-Dutch force under the Duke of Cumberland at the Battle of Lauffeld.

FAMOUS BIRTHDAYS

1489 – Thomas Crammer, first Protestant archbishop of Canterbury ( 1533-1556)

1877 -Hermann Hesse, German noverist and poet.

FAMOUS FOOTBALLER BIRTHDAY

1994 –  Emilio Cordero

INTERNATIONAL DAY OF:

World Sports Journalists Day

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