This day 02 January 2020 in Malawian’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!

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AFRICA – [DRC]

1997 –  In Zaire rebel troops captured Pres. Seko’s 32,000 sq. mile Kilomoto gold mining region and the town of Mangbwalu.

AFRICA – [SOUTH AFRICA]

1883 –  Battle of Boschberg takes place in South Africa as part of the Mapoch War

1896 – Battle at Doornkop, South Africa (Boers beat Dr Jamesons troops)

1913 – Mahatma Gandhi leaves the Tolstoy Farm in Transvaal, South Africa

THE WORLD

1492 – Muhammad Xll, the last Emir of Granada, surrenders his city of Ferdinand ll of Aragon and Isabel I of Castile, ending with the Reconquista and centuries of Muslim ruke in the Iberian peninsula

2019 – United States international Christian Pulisic becomes the most expensive American soccer player when he moves from Borussia Dortmund to Chelsea for £58; reamains at Dortmund on loan until the end of the season

FAMOUS BIRTHDAY’S

2003 – Greta Thunberg, Swedish climate change activist, born in Sweden

1971 –  Taye Diggs, American actor

FAMOUS FOOTBALL BIRTHDAY

1991 – Ivan Reali

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