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AFRICA – [MALAWI]

1961 –  Independence

AFRICA – [ DRC]

2004 – An aid agency reported that some 1,000 Congolese civilians a day are dying from disease and malnutrition, due to a festering conflict that has killed 3.8 million people.

AFRICA – [TANZANIA]

1961 – The British Trust Territory of Tanganyika became independent. The first president was socialist Julius Nyerere (1922-1999). He resigned in 1985. Tanganyika became the mainland part of Tanzania in 1964.

1961 – The British Trust Territory of Tanganyika became independent. The first president was socialist Julius Nyerere (1922-1999). He resigned in 1985. Tanganyika became the mainland part of Tanzania in 1964.

THE WORLD

1941 – Adolf Hitler orders US ships to be torpedoed

2017 – Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi declares victory over the Islamic State in Iraq, ending more than 3 years of convict

2008 – The Governor of Illinois, Rod Blagojevich, is arrested by federal officials for a number of alleged crimes including attempting to sell the United States Senate seat being vacated by President-elect Barack Obama’s election to the Presidency

FAMOUS BIRTHDAY’S

1990 – Lafee, German Singer, born

1928 – Noam  Chomasky, America linguist (founded transformation Grammer), philosopher and political activist, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

FAMOUS FOOTBALL BIRTHDAY

1992 – Maksym Koval

INTERNATIONAL DAY OF

International Day of Commemoration and Dignity of the Victims of the Crime of Genocide and of the Prevention of this Crime

International Anti-Corruption Day

World Patient Safety Day

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