This day 16 March 2020 in African history, world history and which celebrities were born today!

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AFRICA – [MALAWI]

2007 – Malawi deported Michael Sata, the head of the Zambian opposition after he flew there on personal business and to meet former Malawi president Bakili Muluzi.

AFRICA – [DRC]

2005 – UN peacekeepers charged that militiamen in northeast Congo who grilled bodies on a spit and boiled two girls alive as their mother watched, adding cannibalism to a list of atrocities allegedly carried out by Lendu warriors.

2006 – In Congo, a defence ministry source said Defense Minister Adolphe Onusumba had written to the head of the army asking him to suspend or arrest General Widi Mbuilu Divioka, the army commander in Katanga province. The general was being accused of diverting military food trains for private business after at least 20 soldiers died from hunger or malnutrition at a southern camp.

THE WORLD

1827 – First US newspaper,” Freedom’s Journal owned and operated by African American begins publishing in New York City 

1933 – Adolf Hitler names Hjalmar Schacht as President of Bank of Germany.

FAMOUS BIRTHDAY’S

1751 – James Madison, 4th US President born in Port Conway Virginia

1943 – Bobby Fischer, American chess player World Champion. born in Chicago Illinois

FAMOUS FOOTBALL BIRTHDAY0

1997 – Dominic Calvert-Lewin

INTERNATIONAL DAY OF:

National Safety Day

World Day of Fight against Sexual Exploitation

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