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This Day in African History: 9 January

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1900, 9 January
First railway train runs on the Cairo to Khartoum line through the Sudan.

1937, 9 January
Racially mixed marriages are banned by Italy in its North African colonies.

1949, 9 January
Five RAF reconnaissance planes are shot down by Israeli fighters over Egypt.

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