This day 10 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]

1977  –  The crater walls of Congo’s Nyiragongo volcano fractured, and a lava lake drained in less than an hour. The lava flowed down the flanks of the volcano at speeds of up to 60 miles per hour on the upper slopes, overwhelming villages and killing at least 70 people.

2005 – Congo security forces fired bullets and tear gas at demonstrators burning tires in Congo’s capital, killing at 4 people among thousands protesting a government decision to delay upcoming national elections.

AFRICA – [SOUTH AFRICA]

1911 –  Trumper scored double cricket ton v South Africa, goes on to get 214

THE WORLD

49 BC Julius Caesar defies the Roman Senate and crosses the Rubicon, uttering “alea iacta eat” ( the die is cast ), signalling the start of civil war which would lead to his appointment as Roman dictator for life

1979 – The Sun paper headline is ‘ Crisis? What Crisis?’ as UK Prime Minister James Callaghan denies that the country is in chaos during the ‘Winter of a Discontent strike wave

2015 – 72 people are killed and 169 hospitalized after a mass poisoning of beer with crocodile bile at a funeral in Mozambique

FAMOUS BIRTHDAY’S

1981 – Jared Kushner, American re estate developer and advisor to Donald Trump, born in Livingston, New Jersey

1965 – James Washington, American NFL safety born in Abilene, Texas

FAMOUS FOOTBALL BIRTHDAY

1993 –  Murray Wallace

INTERNATIONAL DAY OF

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