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AFRICA
2014 (Malawi) -In February 2014, Saulos Chilima was announced as the running mate of Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) presidential candidate Peter Mutharika for the May 2014 presidential election.
2005 (DRC) – in Congo militiamen in the volatile Ituri district ambushed UN troops. 9 Bangladeshi peacekeepers were killed in what was the 4th deadliest attack on UN troops in Africa.

THE WORLD
1779 – The British surrender the Illinois country to George Rogers Clark at Vinacennes.
1781 – American General Nathaniel Greene Crosses the Dan River on his way to attack Cornwills.
1836 – Samuel Colt patents the first revolving cylinder multi.shot firearm.

FAMOUS BIRTHDAYS
1841 – Pierre Auguste Renoir, French painter and founder of the French Impressionist movement
1856 – Charles Lang Freer, U.S. art collector.

FAMOUS FOOTBALLER BIRTHDAY.
1990 – Younès Belhanda, is a Moroccan international footballer who plays for French club Montpellier in Ligue 1

INTERNATIONAL DAY
World Sustainable Energy Day
, he World Sustainable Energy Days (WSED) tare among Europe’s largest annual conferences on energy efficiency and renewable energy.

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