On this day 16 July 2020 in Malawian and Tanzanian history, world history and which celebrities were born today!
Check out what happened in history on this day, who was born and much more!
AFRICA – [MALAWI]
2007 – Health officials in Malawi prepared to launch a massive HIV testing program to identify tens of thousands of people unknowingly infected with the virus.
AFRICA – [DRC]
1960 – The 1st UN troops reached Congo to replace Belgian troops.
AFRICA – [SOUTH AFRICA]
1990 – The ANC send a report on police violence to President F. W. de Klerk and demanded an end to “the shocking inhumanity” of police action in rural areas of South Africa.
1989 – South Africa’s largest labour federation, the Congress of South African Trade Unions, holds its third annual congress and intensifies its campaign against apartheid
1986 – South African President P. W. Botha sends Coetsee to visit Mandela
1966 – Number of banned persons in South Africa totals 936; the individuals are banned under various laws, most prominently the Suppression of Communism and Riotous Assembly Acts
622 – Muslim Era begins – Muhammad begins a flight from Mecca to Medina (Hijra)
2018 – US President Donald Trump appears to accept the word of Russian President Vladimir Putin over US intelligence services about Russian meddling in the 2016 US election, in an interview after the two leader’s Helsinki Sum
FAMOUS FOOTBALL BIRTHDAY
1993 – Deji Oshilaja