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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.
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.
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