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On this day in Africa in 2005 – Malawi Health Minister Heatherwick Ntaba said AIDS kills about 10 people every hour in Malawi and the government is increasingly unable to cope with the crisis.

On this day in Africa in 2011Malawi ordered civil servants to open bank accounts so that they can receive electronic paycheck deposits, as a means to crack down on fraud in the civil service.

On this day in Africa in 1963 Nyasaland (now Malawi) becomes self-governing under Hastings Banda.

On this day in World in 1587 Elizabeth I, Queen of England, signs the Warrant of Execution for Mary Queen of Scots.

On this day in World in 1633  The tobacco laws of Virginia are codified,limiting tobacco production to reduce dependence on a single- crop economy.

On this day in World in 1965 Reverend Martin Luther King Jnr and 770 others are arrested in protest against voter discrimination in Alabama.

On this day in World in 1793 France declares war on British and the Netherlands.

On this day in World in 1327 Edward III is coronated King of England.

Born on this day in World in 1552 Sir Edward Coke, English jurist who helped the development of English law with his arguments for the supremacy of common law over royal prerogative.

Born on this day in World in 1878 Hattie Caraway, First woman elected to the U.S. Senate.

Born on this day in World in 1901 Clark Gable, American film actor (Mutiny on the BountyGone With the Wind).

Born on this day in World in 1902 Langston Hughes,African- American poet.

Born on this day in World in 1931 Boris Yeltsin, The first president of the Republic of Russia and prime minister of the Russian Federation.

INTERNATIONAL DAY

Indian Coast Guard Day- The force celebrates its 43rd raising day. The ICG is an armed force of India which protects maritime interests and enforces maritime law, with jurisdiction over the territorial waters of India.

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