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This day in the world in 1934 National & American baseball league select a uniform ball for the whole league to use.
Born on this day in 1931 Walt Davis an American high jumper (Olympic Gold 1952) and NBA player (Philadelphia Warriors), born in Beaumont, Texas.
Born on this day in 1596 Henry Lawes an English Composer was born.
This day in world in 1947 Great Britain nationalises it’s coal mines.
Born on this day in 1779 Stephen Decatur an American naval hero during actions against the Barbary pirates in the war of 1812.
Today is International Bird Day one of several designated days celebrating birds. Born Free USA emphasises the importance of National Bird Day and lists it as a day to shine a spotlight on issues critical to the protection and survival of birds, both captive and wild. This is especially relevant in Africa where the protection of wild life is so important to tourism and therefore employment in Malawi.
On This Day highlights events in history that happened on this day. These include dates in the history of Malawi, the world, celebrities birthdays and International Days.