This day 03 January 2020 in Malawian 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 – [TANZANIA]

2001 –  In Tanzania 6 armed men attacked a ferry with 50 passengers in Lake Tanganyika and 3 were shot to death including a 3-year-old girl. Male passengers were ordered to jump into the lake and 5 bodies were later recovered. 20 were feared drowned. 5 gunmen were later arrested

2004 – In Tanzania life expectancy was 43 years and the infant mortality rate was one of the highest in the world.

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 Jameson’s troops)

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

THE WORLD

1777 – General George Washington’s revolutionary army defeats British forces at Battle of Princeton, New Jersey

2018 – Lawyer of US President Donald Trump try to stop the publication of the book on Trump’s administrator ” Fire and Fury” by Michael Wolff

FAMOUS BIRTHDAY’S

1926 – George Martin, British record producer born in London

1956 – Mel Gibson, American actor born in New York

FAMOUS FOOTBALL BIRTHDAY

1990 –  José Pierre Vunguidica

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