This day 29 June 2020 in African history, world history and which celebrities were born today!

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AFRICA – [MALAWI]

1980 –  Malawi played their first international soccer match against Cameroon in Cameroon and lost 0-3. This was a World Cup Qualifier.

1976 – Independence from Britain

AFRICA – [TANZANIA]

1998 –  It was reported that some 22,000 Indian house crows had been trapped and killed over the past year. They were introduced into East Africa in the late 19th century and had become a significant pest.

AFRICA – [DRC]

2003 – Warring sides in Congo agreed on the formation of a unified military.

THE WORLD

2000 – Eminem’s mother goes to court claiming defamation of character in an S10 million Civil suit, after taking exception to the line My mother smokes more dope than I do her son’s single my Name is’ 

2014 – Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi announces the establishment of Worldwide caliphate at the Great Mosque of al-Nuri in Mosul, Iraq 

FAMOUS BIRTHDAY

1930 – Robert Evans, American producer and actor (Love story, The Godfather, Chinatown) born in NYC, New York

1993 – George Sampson, English dancer and Official ambassador of the United Dance Organization, born in Warrington, Cheshire, English

FAMOUS FOOTBALL BIRTHDAY

1994 – Leandro Paredes

INTERNATIONAL DAY OF: 

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