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2012 riot police patrolled the streets of Blantyre and Lilongwe as a leading rights group defied a ban and opened a meeting on political and economic reforms. The government has accused the Public Affairs Committee of holding the meeting to call for the resignation of President Bingu wa Mutharika, whom the group accuses of mismanaging the economy and trampling on democratic freedoms.
2013 11 top government officials and former Cabinet ministers, who were charged with treason for an alleged coup plot, were released on bail. Prosecutors believe the suspects conspired after the death of Pres. Bingu wa Mutharika to undermine his deputy, Joyce Banda.
1872 – Stanley begged the doctor to return to England with him, but Livingstone refused. He died in May 1873. Stanley returned to Africa a year later, the first of many subsequent African explorations.
1999 – South Eastern Congo rebels reportedly killed over 100 villagers in retaliation for an attack by pro-government militia. Moise Nyarugabo, head of the rebel Congolese Democratic Coalition said his forces killed at least 150 Zimbabwean soldiers allied to Kabila at Kabinda. Zimbabwe denied the report.
1918 – An all- Russian Congress of Soviests ratifies as Peace treaty with the Central power
1757 – British Admiral John Byng is executed by a firing squad on board HMS Monarch for neglect of duty.
1903 – The Senate ratifies the Hay- Herran Treaty, guaranteeing the United States the right to build a canal in Panama
1804 – Johann Strauss, Violinist and composer .
1833 – Lucy Hobbs Taylor, first woman dentist.
1854 – Paul Ehrlich, German bacteriologist who received the Nobel Prize for medicine.
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1988- Dirvin Ndinga
World Pi Day Pi Day is celebrated on March 14th (3/14) around the world. Pi (Greek letter “π”) is the symbol used in mathematics to represent a constant — the ratio of the circumference of a circle to its diameter — which is approximately 3.14159
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