On this day: 28 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 

(DRC)

1999 –  Rwanda declared a unilateral cease-fire in Congo where it was backing rebels to oust Pres. Kabila.

THE WORLD

0585 –A solar eclipse interrupts a battle outside Sardis in western Turkey between Medes and Lydians. The battle ends in a draw.

1961-Amnesty International, a human rights organization, is founded.

FAMOUS BIRTHDAYS 

1738 – Dr. Joseph-Ignace Guillotine, French inventor of the execution device which bears his name.

1759 – William Pitt the Younger, prime minister of England ( 1783-1801)

 

FAMOUS FOOTBALLER BIRTHDAY

 1990 –   Kanya Kounvongsa

INTERNATIONAL DAY OF:

International Day of Action for Women’s Health

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