On this day: 22 May 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

1999 ( Malaiwi) –The first international soccer match against Namibia in Malawi, they drew 1-1. The match was a round 1 of the Cosafa Tournament. Goal scored by OG (43)

THE WORLD

1246 – Henry Raspe is elected anti-king by the Rhenish prelates in France.

1455 – King Henry VI is taken prisoner by the Yorkists at the Battle of St. Albans, during the War of the Roses.

1868 – The “Great Train Robbery” takes place as seven members of the Reno Gangmake off with $98,000 in cash from a train’s safe in Indiana.

FAMOUS BIRTHDAYS 

1813 – Richard Wagner, German Composer.

1828 – Albrecht von Graefe, German eye surgeon, founder of mordern Opthalmology.

1844 – Mary Cassatt, impressionist painter.

FAMOUS FOOTBALLER BIRTHDAY

1982 – Mohammed Jamal Jebreen.

INTERNATIONAL DAY OF:

International Biological Diversity Day

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