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AFRICA – [MALAWI]
2016 – Flash floods cause at least 176 deaths. Over 110,000 people are driven from their homes.
AFRICA – [DRC]
2001 – Kabila is assassinated by his bodyguard. His son, Joseph Kabila, succeeds him. The Second Congo War nominally ends in December 2002 and Joseph Kabila sets up a transitional government which maintains him as head of state.
2001 – In Congo Pres. Kabila was assassinated by one of his bodyguards, Rashidi Kasereka, who was immediately killed. In 2003 a military court sentenced 26 people to death for the assassination.
1945 – Adolf Hitler moves into the Fuhrerbunker, his underground bunker in Berlin
2002 – UN Security Council unanimously establishes an arms embargo and freezes assets of Osama bin Laden, Al-Qaida, and the members of the Taliban
1985 – Jonathan Richter, Danish professional football midfielder, born in Denmark
1966 – Anthony Washington, American discus thrower born in Glasgow, Montana
FAMOUS FOOTBALL BIRTHDAY
1985 – Jonathan Richter
INTERNATIONAL DAY OF:
Indian Army Day