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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
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