This day in Africa in 1962 Libya, Morocco, Algeria & Tunisia plan to form United Arab Maghreb.
On this day in World in 1989 – James Brown is sentenced to 6 years in jail in connection with a police car chase through two U.S. States.
On this day in World in 1855 The first bridge over the Mississippi River opens in what is now Minneapolis, Minnesota, a crossing made today by the Father Louis Hennepin Bridge.
On this day in World in 1908 US & Great Britain demand end of abuses in Congo.
On this day in World in 1984 Buffalo Sabres become the first team in NHL history to win 10 straight road games with a 5-3 victory at Boston.
On this day in World in 1958 Pakistani cricketer Hanif Mohammad scores record 337 runs in 970 minutes v West Indies at Bridgetown, longest innings in test History.