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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.
2017 – Brazilian footballer and former AC Milan and Real Madrid player Kaka retires
1942 – World war ll: Beginning of the Siege of Sebastopol.
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