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2012 (Malawi) – The IMF again pressured impoverished Malawi to devalue its currency, which is trading on the black market at nearly double the official exchange rate.
1995 (TANZANIA) – Tens of thousands of Rwandan refugees, fleeing violence in Burundi, began a two-day trek to sanctuary in Tanzania.
1999 (TANZANIA) – Tanzania arrested a former Rwanda army officer suspected in the killing of 10 Belgian peacekeepers in 1994. The officer was freed Mar 29 by a UN war crimes tribunal.
1282 – The great massacre of the French in Sicily The Sicilian Vespers Comes to an end
1880 – The first electric street lights ever installed by a municipality are turned on in Wabash, Indiana.
1917 – The United States Purchases the Virgin Islands From Denmark bfor $25 Million.
1960 – The South Africa government declares a state if emergency after demonstration lead to the deaths of more than 50 African.
1621 – Anderw Maverll, English poet and politician.
1596 – Rene Descartes, French philosopher and scientist.
1693 – John Harrison, English man who invented the chronometer.
FAMOUS FOOTBALLER BIRTHDAYS
1979 – Anthony Ormerod is an English former professional footballer who played as a midfielder. Anthony Ormerod started his career at Middlesbrough and scored on his debut in a 2-2 draw against Bradford City in the First Division on 13 September 1997.