This day 10 July 2020 in African history, world history and which celebrities were born today!

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AFRICA – [DRC]

1999 – In Zambia 5 nations involved in the Congo civil war signed a peace accord.

 AFRICA – [SOUTH AFRICA]

1991 –  Foreign Minister R.F. Botha of South Africa signs accession to the Nuclear Non-proliferation Treaty on behalf of South African

1956 – Solomon Kalushi Mahlangu, Mamelodi, east of Pretoria, South Africa, a soldier of Umkhonto we Sizwe (MK), the armed wing of the ANC

THE WORLD

1652 – England declares war on The Netherlands – beginning of the 1st Anglo-Dutch war

2000 –  A leaking southern Nigerian petroleum pipeline explodes, killing about 250 villagers scavenging gasoline

2018 – Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo joins Italian champions Juventus in a deal worth £99.2m, becoming one of the four most expensive players of all time

2019 –  The earliest evidence of modern humans outside Africa found with 210,000-year-old skull from Apidima Cave, southern Greece published in “Nature”

FAMOUS BIRTHDAY

1980 – Jessica Simpson, American singer and pop star (“I Wanna Love You Forever” “I Think I’m In Love” and “Where You Are”), born in Abilene, Texas

FAMOUS FOOTBALL BIRTHDAY

1976 – Edmílson

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