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AFRICA – [DRC]
1893 – Francis Dhanis’ army attacked the Lualaba and occupied Nyangwe (Congo).
1999 – Congo rebels who served under Mobutu Sese Seko took the town of Bolobo, upstream from Kinshasa.
1890 – The longest bridge in Great Britain, the Forth Bridge (railway) (1,710ft) in Scotland is opened by the Prince of Wales, who later becomes King Edward VII.
1945 – In the United Kingdom, Princess Elizabeth, Later Queen Elizabeth II, joins the British Auxiliary Transport Service as a driver
1980 – Robert Mugabe’s Zimbabwe Africa National Union-Patriotic Front comes to power, winning the parliamentary election in Zimbabwe, making Mugabe Zimbabwe’s first black prime minister
1963 – Jason Newsted, US heavy metal bassist ( Metallica’ – Nothing Else Matter), born in Battle Creek, Michigan
1968 – Daniel Craig, English actor (James Bond), Born in Chester
FAMOUS FOOTBALL BIRTHDAY0
2000 – Illan Meslier
INTERNATIONAL DAY OF:
National Safety Day
World Day of Fight against Sexual Exploitation