On this day: 27 June 2019

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

Read on this day 27 June 2019 in Malawi’s history, world history and which celebrities were born today

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

AFRICA

(Malawi)

1977Independence from France

(TANZANIA)

1998 –  It was reported that some 22,000 Indian house crows had been trapped and killed over the past year. They were introduced into East Africa in the late 19th century and had become a significant pest.

(DRC)

2005 – In northeastern Congo militia fighters using women and children as human shields battled with UN peacekeepers south of Bunia.

THE WORLD

1929 – Scientists at Bell Laboratories in New York reveal a system for transmitting television pictures.

1985 – The U.S. House of Representatives votes to limit the use of combat troops in Nicaragua.

1862 – Confederates break through the Union lines at the Battle of Gaines’ Mill–the third engagement of the Seven Days’ campaign.

FAMOUS BIRTHDAYS

1869 – Emma Goldman, Lithuanian-born American anarchist, feminist and birth control advocate

1872 – Paul Laurence Dunbar, African-American poet and writer

FAMOUS FOOTBALLER BIRTHDAY

1985- Nicolas Canales

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