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1997 – Pres. Mobutu Sese Seko left Zaire for a 3-day visit to Gabon. He was not expected to return.
2004 – Hundreds of Rwandan rebels attacked Kingi village in volatile eastern Congo, sparking a two-hour battle in which at least five Congolese soldiers and insurgents were killed.
1527 – German troops begin sacking Rome. Libraries are destroyed, the Pope is captured and thousands are killed.
1856 – U.S.rmy troops from Fort Tejon and Fort Miller prepare to ride out to protect Keyesville, California, from Yokut Indian attack
1862 – Henry David Thoreau dies of tuberculosis at age 44.
1868 – Gaston Leroux, French novelist (The phantom of the Opera)
1888 – Russell Stover, candy manufacturer.
1895 – Rudolph Valentino,actor ,film icon.
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1986- Fransisco Massinga