This day 19 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!

AFRICA – [MALAWI]

1962 – Nyasaland secedes from Rhodesia & Nyasaland

AFRICA – [DRC]

2004 – UN officials said about 100,000 civilians in eastern Congo have fled a week of fighting between renegade soldiers and army loyalists, hiding deep into the forest where humanitarian workers

2005 – The International Court of Justice held Uganda responsible for the killing, torture and cruel treatment of civilians in Congo from August 1998 to July 1999 and ordered reparations. Fighting in the region raged for three more years and the armies withdrew only in June 2003, despite the court’s order in July 2000 to halt operations and safeguard civilians.

THE WORLD

2001 – Argentine economic crisis: December 2001 riots-Riots erupt in Buenos Aires after Domingo Cavallo’s corralito measures restrict the withdrawal of cash from bank deposits

2016 – Russian ambassador to Turkey shot dead at an art gallery in Ankara by Turkish gunman

FAMOUS BIRTHDAY’S

1903 – Cyril Dean Darlington, English biologist and genetic who discovered the mechanics of chromosomal crossover and it’s role in inheritance and evolution, born in Chorley, England.

FAMOUS FOOTBALL BIRTHDAY

1988 – Peter Winn, English footballer

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