This day 01 July 2020 in African history, world history and which celebrities were born today!

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AFRICA – [MALAWI]

1985 –  Malawi played their first international soccer match against Reunion and won 8-2.

1960 – Independence from Britain

1962 – Independence from Belgium

AFRICA – [DRC]

1999 –  In Congo fighting intensified as rebels advanced on key diamond areas near Kabinda and Miba.

AFRICA – [SOUTH AFRICA]

1938 – The South African Press Association (SAPA) is established as a non-governmental institution by South Africa’s major newspapers to facilitate the sharing of news, both national and international

THE WORLD

1776 – 1st vote on Declaration of Independence for Britain’s North American colonies

2020 – Europe opens it’s borders to 15 safe Countries after months of lockdown, excluding the US, Brazil and Russia’s

2019 – At least 16 people killed in a Taliban attack with over 100 injured in Kabul, Afghanistan

FAMOUS BIRTHDAY

1903 – Army Johnson, British pilot, first female pilot to fly alone Britain to Australia, born in Kingston upon Hull, England

1993 – George Sampson, English dancer and Official ambassador of the United Dance Organization, born in Warrington, Cheshire, English

FAMOUS FOOTBALL BIRTHDAY

1994 – Leandro Paredes

INTERNATIONAL DAY OF: 

National Doctor’s Day

SBI day

International Joke Day

Chartered Accountants’ Day (India)

1st Saturday of July

International Day of Cooperatives

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