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

AFRICA – [SOUTH AFRICA]

1923 – Britain takes over Southern Rhodesia from British South Africa Co

2002 – The African Union is established in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The first chairman is Thabo Mbeki, President of South Africa.

1955 – UN disapproves of South Africa’s apartheid politics

1985 – President Reagan orders sanctions against South Africa

AFRICA – [DRC]

2000  – Rebels captured Dongo and forced the retreat of government troops toward Imese. Scores were killed in a 36-hour battle.

2006 –  In CongoDRC it was reported to take 155 days to register a business at a cost of 5 times the average annual income of $120.

THE WORLD

2015 – Queen Elizabeth II becomes Great Britain’s longest-reigning monarch at 63 years and seven Months, beating the previous record set by her great-great-grandmother, Queen Victoria

2013 – 18 people are killed in conflict between government and BokoHarem troops in Birno state, N18 igeria

2001 – Two al Qaeda assassins kill Ahmad Shah Massoud, leader of the Northern Alliance in Afghanistan.

2001 – A car bomb explodes outside the Australian embassy in Jakarta, killing 10 people.

FAMOUS BIRTHDAYS 

1975 –  Michael Buble, multiple Grammy and Juno award-winning Singer, songwriter, actor ( crazy Love,it’s Time)

1966 – Adam Sandler, actor, comedian, screenwriter, film producer

FAMOUS FOOTBALL BIRTHDAY 

1981 – Morten Gamst Pedersen

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