1980 – Gary Senga Kikaya, recordman of Africa for T&A 400m (44’10”), is born in Kinshasa.
2013 – an organized group, led by Joseph Mukungubila Mutombo a self-proclaimed prophet, attacked simultaneously the National TV station RTNC and Njili Airport in Kinshasa, Lubumbashi and Kindu
1955 – Dindo Yogo, Congolese musician (d. 2000)
1956 – Samba wa Mbimba N’zingo Nuni Masi Ndo Mbasi aka Chéri Samba, internationally recognized painter, is born in Kinto M’Vuila
1980 – Didier Ilunga-Mbenga, Double NBA champion with the L.A. Lakers, is born in Kinshasa
1903 – Roger Casement completes report about abuses in Belgian Congo
1980 – Tiko Tshyniama Tshiolola, football player, is born in Kinshasa