[Today in History] December 5th

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1887 – Stanley’s expedition reaches the plateau at Lake Albert
2005 – The Lake Tanganyika earthquake causes significant damage, mostly in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

 

[Today in History] June 15th

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CONGO
1887 – Stanley’s expedition reaches Yambuya waterfalls, near Kisangani, Oriental Province

GLOBAL
1907 – 44 nations meet in 2nd Hague Peace Conference