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2006 (DRC) – In eastern Congo UN troops killed several militia fighters during heavy clashes after a joint operation with the government army was aborted by a mutiny among its soldiers.
1624 – Class-bassed legislation is passed in the colony of Virginia, exempting the upper class from punishment by whipping.
1933 – Hitler and Nationalist allies win the Reichstag majority. It will be the last free election in Germany Until after World War II.
1984 – The U.S. Supreme Court rules that cities have the right to display the Nativity scene as part of their Christmas display.
1133 – HenryII, King of England ( 1133 – 1189).
1326 – Louis I ( the Great), king of Hungry.
1574 – William Oughtered, mathematician and inventory of the slide rule.
1824 – James Merritt Ives, lithographer for Currier and lves
1824 – Elish Harries, U.S. physician and founder of the American Public Health Association.
FAMOUS FOOTBALLER BIRTHDAYS
1982 – Landon Donovan is an American professional soccer player who plays for Major Arena Soccer League side San Diego Sockers. He holds numerous individual records in Major League Soccer and for the United States national team and is regarded as one of the greatest U.S. men’s soccer players of all time.