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AFRICA

1893 (DRC) – Francis Dhanis’ army attacked the Lualaba and occupied Nyangwe (Congo).
1999 (DRC) – Congo rebels who served under Mobutu Sese Seko took the town of Bolobo, upstream from Kinshasa.

THE WORLD
1461 – Henry VI is deposited and the Duke of York is proclaimed King Edward IV.
1766 – The British Parliament repeals the Stamp Act. the cause of bitter and violent opposition in the colonies.
1789 – The first Congress of the United States meets in New York and declares that the Constitution is in effect.
1797 – Vice – President Jonh Adams  elected President on December 7. To replace George Washington is sworn in.

FAMOUS BIRTHDAYS
1394 – Prince Henry the Navigator, sponsor of Portuguese Voyages of discovery .
1678 – Antonio Vivald, Italian composer and Violinist
1747 – Casimir Pulaski, American Revolutionary War general.

FAMOUS FOOTBALLER BIRTHDAYS
1984 – Fernando Torres is a Spanish professional footballer who plays as a striker for J1 League club Sagan Tosu and the Spain national team. Torres started his career with Atlético Madrid, progressing through their youth system to the first-team squad

INTERNATIONAL DAY
National Safety Day
World Day of the Fight Against Sexual Exploitation – Every year since 2009 the 4th of March has been designated as World Day of the Fight Against Sexual Exploitation. Although there are exceptions, sexual exploitation overwhelmingly involves women and children, and it is a problem of worldwide proportions.

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