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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] October 18th

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1908 – Belgium annexes Congo Free State

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[Today in History] May 2nd

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1885 – Congo Free State is formed by King Leopold II of Belgium

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[Today in History] April 22nd

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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.