This day 11 April 2020 in African history, world history and which celebrities were born today!

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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.

THE WORLD

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

FAMOUS BIRTHDAY

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 

FAMOUS FOOTBALL BIRTHDAY

1997 – Oliver Burke

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