1877- Bajram bey Haxhiu was born, patriot, patriot, nationalist, activist of the national issue and Member of the Initiative Commission for Calling and Organizing the Congress of Lushnja. Bajram Haxhiu was one of the organizers of the anti-Ottoman demonstration on January 17, 1909 in Lushnje. Bajram Haxhiu also collaborated with the Myzeqe insurgent squads for the organization of the general uprising of Albania for Independence. After the declaration of Albania’s Independence on November 28, 1912, he supported the government of Ismail Qemali, fighting its Serbian opponents and the quislings of Esat Pasha Toptan. Bajram bey Haxhiu was one of the biggest owners of the city of Lushnje and since the Agrarian Reform it was completely expropriated. On May 25, 1951, Bajram Haxhiu was the second in Lushnje to be named “Kulak”. On May 9, 1967, by decision of the Executive Committee of the People’s Council of the City of Lushnje, Bajram Haxhiu was again expropriated without any payment, the only part that was left was the garden.
1916 – Asim Zeneli was born in Progonat, Kurvelesh province. As a student in the capital, Asim Zeneli met other patriotic militants such as Qemal Stafa, Mustafa Matohiti, etc. In 1936 he won the competition to continue the military school in Italy. There he saw the consequences of the fascist regime and the danger of the occupation of Albania by a fascist or Nazi force. Together with his school friends Pano Xhamballo and Dino Kalen, he protested against the fascist occupation of Albania, organized an anti-fascist demonstration at school and was arrested in 1939.
1928 – A Chinese woman is killed by Chinese forces in an incident involving twelve Japanese civilians. This act led to the revenge of the Japanese, and the death of over 2,000 Chinese civilians in the following days. This massacre would also be the prelude to the subsequent Japanese occupation of eastern China. The Japanese army would eventually leave China only after the end of World War II.
1937 – Born in Kavaja, Agim Krajka completed the Composition Branch under the direction of the great Cesk Zadeja. In 1964 he joined the Ensemble of Folk Songs and Dances; first as an instrumentalist, then as a composer and conductor. His musical activity is very wide and covers a period of three decades. He has written music in many genres and has become famous for both light and popular music, elaborated and orchestral. He has composed many orchestral pieces for accordion and hundreds of songs of light music. He has participated in many music festivals until the last festivals after the ‘90s. He was honored with over 15 second prizes, 3 third prizes and only one first prize at the 1987. Festival. Agim Krajka was awarded the title of People’s Artist.
1952 – Lt. Col. Joseph O. Fletcher and William P. Benedict of the United States land on the North Pole. The two, along with scientist Albert P. Crary, became the first Americans to sit down and set foot in the North Pole. Unknown to Fletcher and his team, it was the fact that a Soviet expedition had previously landed three Lisunov Li-2s in poles on April 23, 1948.
1963 – A Birmingham police force in Birmingham changes tactics and responds forcefully to stop the “Birmingham campaign” protesters. Images of violent repression are being broadcast around the world, drawing new attention to the civil rights movement. The Birmingham Campaign was a movement organized in early 1963 by the Southern Christian Leadership Conference to bring attention to the integration efforts of African-Americans.
1971 – Erich Honecker becomes the First Secretary of the Socialist Unity Party of Germany, remaining in power until 1989. He controlled the government of the German Democratic Republic (East Germany) from 1971 until he was forced to leave in the following weeks. precedes the fall of the Berlin Wall in the late 1980s. Honecker is considered one of the most authoritarian leaders of the DDR.
1985 – Born in Rosario, Ezequiel Lavezzi. Lavezzi is a professional Argentine footballer who has played for the Chinese club Hebei China Fortune and the Argentine national team as a striker. He is known for his rhythm, challenging style of play, technique, creativity, and dribble ability. Some of his teams have been, Estudiantes, Napoli, and, PSG.
2008 – Leopoldo Calvo Sotelo dies at the age of 82. Calvo Sotelo was the Prime Minister of Spain between 1981 and 1982. After the failed coup, his appointment as Prime Minister was confirmed on February 25 by the vote of all members of the UCD Congress and 21 others as well, giving it to him. a majority of 186 to 158. He was subsequently succeeded in this post, by Felipe Gonzales.