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AFRICA – [MALAWI]
2009 – In Malawi a 6.0 earthquake destroyed several buildings in the southeastern Karonga district, killing at least three people and injuring about 200.
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.
2007 – Her Majesty Queen Elijah ll becomes the oldest ever monarch of the United Kingdom, surpassing Queen Victoria, who lived for 81 years, 7 months and 29 days.
2016 – Adolf Hitler freed from jail early, having served only nine months of a five-year sentence for ” Beer Hall Putsch”
1868 – Harvey Firestone, American industrialist and founder of Firestone Tire and Rubber Company ( Where the rubber meets the road born in Columbian
1981 – James Shield, American baseball player born in Santa Clarita, California
FAMOUS FOOTBALL BIRTHDAY
1993 – Lamin Sarjo Samateh
INTERNATIONAL DAY OF:
International Human Solidarity Day