Check out what happened in history on this day, who was born and much more!
AFRICA – [DRC]
2005 – Congo’s war-beleaguered people voted in the first national ballot in over three decades, banging on polling-booth doors to be allowed in to say yes or no to a draft constitution meant to put the country on the path to democracy and lasting peace.
AFRICA – [SOUTH AFRICA]
1899 – Field Marshal Lord Roberts appointed British supreme commander in South Africa
2018 – Manchester United sacks high profile Portuguese manager Joe Mourinho; United in 6th place in EPL, 19 points behind league leaders Liverpool; Ole Gunnar Solskjaer new caretaker manager
2018 – Nevada becomes the first US state with a female majority legislature with new appointments taking it to 51%
2001 – Billie Eilish, American singer-songwriter born Los Angeles, California
1778 – Joseph Grimaldi, English pantomimist and the greatest clown in history”, born in London
FAMOUS FOOTBALL BIRTHDAY
1980 – Imran Mohamed
INTERNATIONAL DAY OF:
International Migrants Day
Arabic Language Day (Arabic)