Check out what happened in history on this day, who was born and much more!

AFRICA

1997 (DRC) – In Zaire Mobuto dismissed prime minister Etienne Tshisekedo and installed a military commander as prime minister.

THE WORLD

1454 – The City states of Venice, Milan and Florence sign a peace agreement at Lodi, Italy.

1521 – Martin Luther confronts the emperor Charles V, refusing to his excommunications.

1916 – The German army launches it’s third offensive during the Battle of Verdun.

FAMOUS BIRTHDAYS

1898 – Paul Robeson, actor and activist

1905 – J. William Fulbright, U.S. senator from Arkansas.

1926 – Hugh Hefner, founder and publisher of Playboy magazine.

FAMOUS BIRTHDAY DAYS

1975 – Robbie Fowler, he is an English former professional footballer and manager who played as a striker from 1993 to 2012. Fowler was known for being a natural scorer with an instinctive goal-poaching ability.

On This Day

On This Day highlights events in history that happened on this day. These include dates in the history of Malawi, the world, celebrities birthdays and International Days.

Latest posts by On This Day (see all)

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here