On this day 07 July 2020 in African history, world history and which celebrities were born today! 

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AFRICA – [TANZANIA]

2003 – In northwestern Tanzania a bus rolled several times after one of its front tires burst, killing at least 19 people and injuring 23 others.

 AFRICA – [SOUTH AFRICA]

1992 –  South Africa beats Cameroon 1-0 in Durban in first FIFA sanctioned match after nearly 20 years international isolation, apartheid

1974 –  New Zealand imposes a blanket ban on sports teams from South Africa

1988 –  Five prominent anti-apartheid activists are released in Cape Town, South Africa after being detained for up to two years under the Internal Security Act

THE WORLD

2007 –  Pope Benedict XVI issues the Apostolic Letter Summorum Pontificum, removing restrictions on celebrating the old Tridentine Mass

2019 –  FIFA Women’s World Cup Final, Parc Olympique Lyonnais, Décines-Charpieu: Defending champions the US wins record 4th title beating the Netherlands, 2-0, Megan Rapinoe Player of the Match

2019 –  Nigeria, Africa’ biggest economy, joins the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA), in an attempt to create the world’s largest free trade area

2017 –  United Nations nuclear weapon ban treaty adopted in New York, without the participation of nuclear countries

FAMOUS FOOTBALL BIRTHDAY

1996 – Wilfrid Kaptoum

INTERNATIONAL DAY OF: 

World Forgiveness day

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