On this day 8 March in Malawi’s history, world history and which celebrities were born today

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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
2007 (Malawi) – Malawi Garnet Halliday (50), a senior Australian mining executive in charge of the development of a new uranium mine, died with his pilot when his chartered light aircraft crashed.

THE WORLD
1855 – The first train crosses Niagara falls on a suspension bridge.
1904 –  The Bundestag in Germany lift the ban on the Jesuit order of priest.
1880 – President Rutherford B. Hayes declares that the United States will have Jurisdiction over any canal but across the Isthmus of Panama.

FAMOUS BIRTHDAYS
1783 – Hannah Hoes Van Buren, wife of Martin Van Buren.
1799 –  Simon Cameron, political boss.
1804 – Alvan Clark, telescope manufacturer.
1851 – Oliver Wender Holmes, Jr, U.S. Supreme Court Justice.

FAMOUS FOOTBALLER BIRTHDAYS
1967 – John Harkes

INTERNATIONAL DAY
International Women’s Day

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