This day 17 December 2019 in world history and which celebrities were born today!

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On this day in Malawi, Africa and the world
On this day in Malawi, Africa and the world

Check out what happened in history on this day, who was born and much more!

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AFRICA – [DRC]

1996 –   In Zaire Mobutu Sese Seko stage a triumphal home.

1998 – A Congo cease-fire was to be signed before a meeting of the Organization of African Unity.

2002 –  Congo’s government, rebels and political opposition signed a power-sharing agreement after four years of war and 2.5 million lives lost.

2004 –  The UN said foreign troops have crossed into Congo and called on outside forces to stop giving weapons and reinforcements to renegade soldiers battling army loyalists.

2004 – Dissident forces attacked the village of Buramba, Congo, targeting civilians suspected of sympathizing with pro-government militiamen. At least 30 civilians were killed in the massacre believed to have been a reprisal for the killing of 3 renegade soldiers by a pro-government militia.

THE WORLD

2017 – Brazilian footballer and former AC Milan and Real Madrid player Kaka retires

1942 – World war ll: Beginning of the Siege of Sebastopol.

FAMOUS BIRTHDAY’S

1964 – “Goldfinger”, 3d James Bond film, starring Sean Connery and Honor Blackman premieres in London

1908 – Willard Lubby, American Chemist who developed radiocarbon dating (Nobel 1960) born in Grand Valley Colorado

FAMOUS FOOTBALL BIRTHDAY

1992 – Ole Bou Sa Ath

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