[Today in History] October 27th


1964 – Congo rebel leader Christopher Gbenye holds 60 Americans and 800 Belgians during the Simba revolution
1971 – Republic of Congo becomes Republic of Zaire

[Today in History] June 4th



1971 – Joseph Kabila Kabange, and his twin sister Jane, are born in Hewa Bora, South Kivu


1989 – Tiananmen Square massacre, what Chinese call June 4th Inicident, see the falling of over 200 hundreds civilians and 7,000 wounded, following hunger strike that escalated into demonstrations and instauration of martial law