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AFRICA – [MALAWI]

2011 –  Malawi’s central bank devalued its currency by 10 percent as it sought to revive a stalled program with the International Monetary Fund

AFRICA – [TANZANIAN]]

1998 –  Americans, Kenyans and Tanzanians held church and memorial services to mourn those killed in bombing attacks on two U.S. embassies.

AFRICA – [DRC]

2002 – In northeastern Congo United Nations observers discovered a grave containing the hacked bodies of 38 women and children outside Bunia.

AFRICA – [SOUTH AFRICA]

2000 – South African President Thabo Mbeki unveils the Women’s Monument commemorating the role of women in the anti-apartheid struggle

1995 – South Africa celebrates the first National Women’s Day

THE WORLD

1965 – Singapore expelled from Malaysia following economic disagreements and racial tensions; becomes independent republic

1999 – Russian president Boris Yeltsin fires his prime minister and, for the fourth time, fires the entire cabinet.

FAMOUS BIRTHDAYS 

1387 – Henry V, British king famous for his victory at Agincourt France

1631 – John Dryden ,the first official poet Laureate of great

FAMOUS FOOTABALL BIRTHDAY 

1991 –  Colin Nelson

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