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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
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”
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
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1976 – Edmílson