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[Today in History] February 26th

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1884 – British & Portuguese treaty signed in Congo by Leopold II

1885 – Congress of Berlin gives Congo to Belgium & Nigeria to Great Britain

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[Today in History] December 27th

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1884 – Netherlands recognizes King Leopold II’s Congo Free State

1961 – Belgium & Congo resume diplomatic relations

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[Today in History] December 19th

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1884 – Italy recognizes King Leopold II’s Congo Free State

BIRTHDAYS

1987 – Cédric Baseya, football player, is born in Brétigny-sur-Orge, France

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[Today in History] December 16th

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1884 – Great Britain recognizes King Leopold II’s Congo Free State

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[Today in History] November 8th

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1884 – German government recognizes King Leopold II’s Congo Free State

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[Today in History] April 22nd

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CONGO

1884 – US recognizes King Leopold II’s Congo Free State

2014 – A 21 wagon freight train derails in the area of Katongala, Katanga, up-north Kamina. Although the authorities try to minimize the event, NGOs on site evaluate the casualties to over 250 deaths many more hurt.

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[Today in History] April 10th

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CONGO

1884 – US Senate accepts Belgian administration of Congo

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2014 – Justin-Marie Bomboko Lokumba Is Elenge (Mongo), who became Minister of Foreign Affairs in 1960 under Prime Minister Patrice Lumumba, passes away at age 85 in Brussels, Belgium.

GLOBAL
1972 – US, USSR and 70 other nations agree to ban biological weapons