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AFRICA – [MALAWI]
2015 – Heavy rains cause 48 deaths. About 70,000 lose their homes.
2008 – Taiwan reported that Malawi has cut diplomatic ties with Taiwan in favor of relations with China, which has been using its rising political and economic clout to reduce the number of countries who recognize the island. Chinese state media said Beijing and Malawi had established diplomatic relations late last month.
2015 – 63 people are killed and 70,000 are left homeless after floods devastate Mozambique and Malawi
AFRICA – [DRC]
2005 – A strike brought the capital of the Democratic Republic of Congo to a standstill as public transport shut down and businesses remained closed in protest at the possible postponement of elections
AFRICA – [SOUTH AFRICA]
1995 – 10,000 South Africans attend state funeral of Joe Slovo
1949 – Black and Indian race rebellion in Durban, South Africa; 142 die
1501 – Martin Luther enters the University of Effort, aged 17
2001 – Jennifer Lopez scored her first UK No.1 Single with Love Don’t Cost A Thing
2019 – US President Donald Trump denies he is a Russian agent after NY Times article states the FBI started an investigation and the Washington Post raised issues over a meeting with Russian president
1989 – 29-years-old Marie Claude Adam gives birth to sextuplets by Caesarean section in Port Royale
1973 – Rod Myers, American baseball outfield born in Conroe
FAMOUS FOOTBALL BIRTHDAY
1983 – Saad Tedjar