Check out what happened in history on this day, who was born and much more!
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
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
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