This day 27 February 2020 in African history, world history and which celebrities were born today!

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AFRICA – [MALAWI]

1975 –  Malawi played their first international soccer match against Zanzibar in Zanzibar and won 7-2. Goals scored by Msiska, K Phiri x4 and Osman x2.

AFRICA – [DRC]

2007-  UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon held up Congo’s first elections in 46 years as a sign of hope for the rest of Africa, praising the country’s fragile democracy on his first tour of the continent.

AFRICA – [SOUTH AFRICA]

1984 –  Worker’s union leader Billy Nair freed in South Africa

THE WORLD

1860 – Abraham Lincoln makes a  speech at Cooper Union in the city of New York that is largely responsible for his election to the Presidency

1925 – Hitler resurrected NSDAP political party in Munich 

1938 – Britain and France recognize Francisco Franco’s government in Spain

FAMOUS BIRTHDAY’S

272 – Constantine the Great, Roman emperor who adopted Christianity, born in Naissus 

1897 – Marian Anderson, American contralto and Celebrated singer born in Philadelphia

FAMOUS FOOTBALL BIRTHDAY

1990 –   Kim Young-Gwon

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