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[Today in History] February 9th

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1961 – Joseph Ileo appointed premier of Congo

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[Today in History] January 17th

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1961 – Eisenhower allegedly orders assassination of Congo’s Lumumba
1977 – Mobutu visits Belgium
2002 – Mount Nyiragongo erupts in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, displacing an estimated 400,000 people.

DEATHS

1961 – Patrice Lumumba is assassinated in

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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] November 11th

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1961 – Congolese soldiers kill 13 Italian UN pilots

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[Today in History] September 13th

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1961 – Battles between UN & Katanga troops in Congo

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[Today in History] June 22nd

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1961 – Moïse Tshombe freed from prison in Congo

BIRTHDAYS

1989 – Cédric Mongongu, football player, is born in Kinshasa

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[Today in History] April 25th

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1961 – Moise Tshombe is arrested.

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Moïse Tshombe

2014 – At least 23 people die and 19 people are hurt following the crushes during the tribute festival to King Kester Emeneya in Kikwit June 30th Stadium.

GLOBAL
1945 – San Francisco conference is held all through June 26th in presence of delegates from 50 countries convene to review and rewrite Dumbarton Oaks agreements from 1944