On this day: 9 July 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!

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AFRICA

MALAWI

1966 – Malawi played their first international soccer match against Madagascar in Malawi and lost 0-5

2010 – Malawi played their first international soccer match against Togo and drew 1-1. Goal scored by Mwakasungula (28).

DRC

2005 – In Congo DRC Rwandan rebels burned 39 people alive in the village of Mtulumamba in eastern Congo in what some locals said was punishment for supporting UN peacekeepers.

2007 – The UN-backed Okapi radio station announced that Floribert Chui Bin Kosit was beaten to death in Congo’s restive eastern Kivu region.

SOUTH AFRICA

1939 – A meeting of 6,000 Indian launched the Passive Resistance Campaign against apartheid and racial policy in South Africa

THE WORLD

1900 – The Commonwealth of Australia is established by an act of British Parliament, uniting the separate colonies under a federal government

1943 – American and British forces make an amphibious landing on Sicily.

FAMOUS BIRTHDAYS

1764 – Annn Radcliffe, English novelist

1858 -Elias Howe, inventor of of the sewing machine

FAMOUS FOOTBALLER BIRTHDAY

1973 -James Walker

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