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2004 ( Malaiwi) –In Malawi opposition supporters rioted as Bingu wa Mutharika was sworn in as president.
1543 – Nicolaus Copernicus publishes proof of a sun-centered solar system. He dies just after publication.
1689 – The English Parliament passes the Act of Toleration, protecting Protestants. Roman Catholics are specifically excluded from Exemption
1624 – After years of unprofitable operation, Virginia’s charter is revoked and it becomes a royal colony.
1905 – Mikhail Sholokhov, Russian noverist ( and quiet flows the Don)
1928 – William Trevor, Irish short story writer and noverist ( The Old Boy, The Boarding House)
1941 – Bob Dylan ( Robert Zimmerman), singer and songwriter
FAMOUS FOOTBALLER BIRTHDAY
1978 – Nicola Ventola