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AFRICA – [MALAWI]
2018 – Saulos Chilima, launched his transformation movement called United Transformation Movement (UTM) towards the formation of his political party to contest in May 2019 elections.
2011 – Mzuzu, Malawi, suffered half of the deaths from two days of protests and rioting left at least 19 dead across the impoverished country. More than 275 people were arrested across the country during two days of rioting.
1989 Mike Tyson KOs Carl Williams in 1:33 for heavyweight boxing title
2007 – Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, the final book in the series by J. K. Rowling is published worldwide. 11 million copies sold in 24 hrs
2014 – “Guardians of the Galaxy”, directed by James Gunn, starring Chris Pratt and Zoe Saldana, premieres in Hollywood, Los Angeles
2017 – Singer Justin Bieber barred from performing in China by Beijing Municipal Bureau of Culture citing his “bad behaviour”
1822 – Gregor Mendel, Austrian monk and geneticist (discoverer of laws of heredity), born in Heinzendorf
FOMOURS FOOTBALL BIRTHDAY
1979 – Rodolfo Arruabarrena