On this day: 29 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)

1996 –   Hundreds of Tutsis crossed into Rwanda fleeing the fighting in Zaire. Thousands of displaced Tutsis are behind them in the Masisi and Rutshuru regions of northeastern Zaire.

1997 –  In Congo Kabila took a presidential oath of office and presented a timeline for future elections.

2004 – unidentified gunmen shot and killed a U.N. military observer in eastern Congo and a second was reported missing. About 10,800 U.N. troops are deployed in Congo, monitoring the peace deal and helping the government regain control of the country. Elections are scheduled for June 2005.

THE WORLD

1942 – The German Army completes its encirclement of the Kharkov region of the Soviet Union.

1922 – The U.S. Supreme Court rules organized baseball is a sport not subject to antitrust laws.

FAMOUS BIRTHDAYS 

1736 – Patrick Henry, American revolutionary and governor of Virginia

1874 – G.K. Chesterton, English writer.

FAMOUS FOOTBALLER BIRTHDAY

 1982 –   Dennis Masina

INTERNATIONAL DAY OF:

International Day of UN Peacekeepers

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