Check out what happened in history on this day, who was born and much more!
AFRICA – [DRC]
2006 – Vital Kamerhe, an advisor to President Joseph Kabila, was named head of the Democratic Republic of Congo’s new National Assembly, in a ballot that saw presidential allies sweep key parliamentary posts.
1998 – Some 500 people were massacred in eastern Congo during the 3 day New Year holiday. The killings were by soldiers aligned with rebels led by Tutsi, but the victims were not Hutu.
1975 – Constitution of Democratic Republic of Madagascar comes into force
2008 – NFL head coach Mike Shanahan is fired by the Denver Broncos
1872 – William Learned, American tennis player
1859 – William Henry Hadow, British Educational reformer and musicologist born in Ebrington
FAMOUS FOOTBALL BIRTHDAY
1990 – Branimir Aleksić