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This day in Malawi in 2019 MEC announces 4 January for Collection of Nomination papers.

This day in Malawi in 2008 Taiwan ties with its ally Malawi were shaky after the African country snubbed the island’s top diplomat in an aborted visit to the African nation aimed at persuading it to resist diplomatic wooing by China.

This day in Africa in 0046 Julius Caesar defeats Titus Labienus in the Battle of Ruspina.

This day in World in 1948 Burma declares Independence from United Kingdom.

Born on this day in 1643 Sir Isaac Newton in Woolsthorpe Manor, United Kingdom. Famous as: Physicist, Mathematicianand Astronomer.

This day in the world in 1990 over 300 poeple die and more than 700 are injured in Pakistan’s deadliest train accident, when an overloaded passenger train collides with an empty freight train.

This day in the world in 1970 a 7.7 magnitude earthquake kills 15,000+ people in Tonghai Country, China.

This day in world in 1887 Thomas Stevensis 1st man to bicycle around the world (San Francisco to San Francisco).

On this day in the world in 1762 Great Britain declares war on Spain and Naples. The start of the Seven years War.

Born on this day in 1809  Louis Braille was born in Franc. Blinded in both eyes in an accident as achild.

Today is International World Braille Day. World Braille Day is celebrated every year on the 4th of January around the world to commemorate the birthday of Louis Braille. Louis Braille invented the Braille language which helps blind people to read as well as write. Non-governmental organizations (NGOs) around the world use this day to create awareness about the challenges faced by visually impaired individuals and to encourage businesses and governments to create economic and social opportunities for the blind. NGOs and disability organizations hold competitions and public outreach events. Teachers in schools teach the history of Braille day.

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