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AFRICA – [MALAWI]
1934 – Bingu wa Mutharika, Thyolo, Nyasaland (Malawi), Malawi President (2004-2012), (d. 2012
AFRICA – [DRC]
2000 – The UN Security Council approved a proposal to send as many as 5,537 observers and peace-keeping troops to the Congo.
2003 – In northeastern Congo hundreds of civilians were killed and hundreds more were missing after Congolese rebels allied with the government seized a key town and launched a two-day campaign of murder, rape, looting and destruction. In 2009 Germain Katanga and Mathieu Ngudjolo faced trial for planning and directing the massacre of more than 200 villagers in Bogoro.
2016 – Oldest Muslim graves in Europe, from the 8th century, identified at a burial site in Times, France
1868 – Us House of Representatives voted 126 to 47 to impeach President Andrew Johnson
1874 – Honus Wagner, American Baseball Hall of Fame shortstop (8-time NL batting champion), born in Chartiers Borough Pennsylvania
1977 – Floyd Mayweather, featherweight boxer born in Grand Rapids Michigan
FAMOUS FOOTBALL BIRTHDAY
1997 – Rey Manaj
INTERNATIONAL DAY OF:
Central Excise Day