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AFRICA – [TANZANIA]
1979 – Idi Amin was deposed as president of Uganda as rebels and exiles backed by Tanzanian forces seized control of Kampala. Amin escaped to Libya and settled into exile in Saudi Arabia.
AFRICA – [MALAWI]
2012 – Malawi’s new President Joyce Banda unveiled a shake-up of top officials charged with government finances and media, purging loyalists of the late leader Bingu wa Mutharika.
AFRICA – [DRC]
2002 – Congo’s government and rebels agreed to integrate into a new national army during peace talks in South Africa.
1979 – Tanzanian army captures Kampala, the capital of Uganda forcing Ugandan dictator Idi Amin to flee into exile in Libya
2019 – Ex-Pope Benedict XVI claims Catholic sexual abuse caused in party by 1960s sexual revolution
1740 – Haym Salomon, Polish born American broker who helped finance the American Revolution, born in Leszno Poland
1954 – Jackie Chan, Hong Kong martial art actor (Rumble in the Bronx) born in Hong Kong
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1997 – Oliver Burke