On this day: 31 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 

(Malawi)

2008 – “The Malawi national soccer team, known as the Flames had its largest ever win when it beat Djibouti 8-1 at home in a World Cup Qualifier/African Nations Cup Qualifier. Goals were scored by

Kafoteka (3), Kanyenda (19)(46)(48), Kamwendo (66), Chavula (73), N’gambi (78), Mkandawire (83)

1910 – Independence from Britain

THE WORLD

1913 – The 17th amendment to the U.S. Constitution, providing for direct election of senators, is ratified.

1955 – The Supreme Court orders that states must end racial segregation “with all deliberate speed.”

FAMOUS BIRTHDAYS 

1894 – Fred Allen [ John Florence Sullivan], American Comedian.

1898 –  Norman Vincent Peale, American religious leaders.

FAMOUS FOOTBALLER BIRTHDAY

 1988 –   Joseph Zerafa

INTERNATIONAL DAY OF:

World No Tobacco Day

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