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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.
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.
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