On this day 10 April in Malawi’s history, world history and which celebrities were born today

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On this day in Malawi, Africa and the world
On this day in Malawi, Africa and the world

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

AFRICA
2012 (Malawi) – Malawi’s President Joyce Banda unveiled a shake-up of top officials charged with government finances and media, purging loyalists of the late leader Bingu wa Mutharika.

THE WORLD
1512 – The forces of the Holy League are heavily defeated by the French at the Battle of Ravenna

1898 – American President William McKinley asks Congress for declaration of war with Spain

1945 – After two frustrating days of being repulsed and absorbing tremendous casualties, the Red Army finally takes the Seelow Heights north of Berlin.

FAMOUS BIRTHDAY
1370 – Frederick, elector of Saxony

1722 – Christopher Smart, English poet

1755 – James Parkinson, English physician

1986 – Vincent Kompany, is a Belgian professional footballer who plays as a centre back and captains the English club Manchester City, as well as playing for the Belgium national football team

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