Check out what happened in history on this day, who was born and much more!
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
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
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