Birthday of Amilcar Cabral; Guinea-Bissau; September 12; Hero of Portuguese colonial West Africa. Sept. 12 is an official public holiday in Guinea-Bissau, and a former official public holiday in Cape Verde; in both countries Cabral is regarded as a founding father. He was assassinated in Conakry, Guinea, probably by agents of the Portuguese.
Emperor Haile Selassie. (23 July 1892 – 27 August 1975), born Tafari Makonnen Woldemikael, was Ethiopia’s regent from 1916 to 1930 and Emperor of Ethiopia from 1930 to 1974.
mpress Menen Asfaw (Baptismal name Wolete Giyorgis 3 April 1891 – 15 February 1962) was the wife and consort of Emperor Haile Selassie I of Ethiopia.