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This day in Malawi in 2015 Steve Bernard Miles Chimombo died, he was born on the 4th of September 1945. He was a Malawian writer, poet, editor and teacher. He was born in Zomba Blantyre. The only Malawian writer and poet that didn’t go into exile during the Kamuzu’s rule. There are rumours that Chimombo was feeding the government names of those who wrote against it. Some of his famous work includes:
Napolo Poems, Manchichi Publishers, 1987
Python! Python! An Epic Poem, 1992
Napolo and the Python, 1994
This day in the world in 1930 the Bank of the United States closed its door as the Great Depression and economic crisis grew.
This day in the world in 1941 The United States declares war on Italy and Germany as World War 2 builds momentum.
Born on this day in 1981 is Hamish Blake, he is an Australian radio and television performer who is best known as one half of the comedic duo Hamish & Andy with Andy Lee. They won a Logie Award for their television program Hamish and Andy’s Gap Year, which premiered in 2011.
Today is International Mountain Day, it was designated by the United Nations General Assembly in 2003. The General Assembly “encouraged the international community to organize events at all levels on that day to highlight the importance of sustainable mountain development.