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AFRICA – [MALAWI]
2012 – Malawi’s courts ground to a halt as some 2,000 judicial workers began an indefinite strike over work conditions and higher pay.
AFRICA – [DRC]
1997 – Zaire’s Pres. Seko returned to France, apparently for cancer treatments.
2002 – Michael Jackson receives the Artist of the Century award at the American music awards
2005 – The signing of the Comprehensive Peace Agreement, Commonly known as the Naivasha Agreement between the Government of Sudan and the Sudan People’s Liberation Movement rebels group in Naivasha Kenya
2012 – FIFA Ballon d’Or: Barcelona forward Lionel Messi wins award for a record 3rd conservative year; Japanese midfielder Homare Sawa wins would women’s award
2018 – President Trump cancels program allowing 200,000 San Salvadoreans temporary status to live in the US
1959 – Otis Nixon, American baseball outfielder .born in Evergreen, North Carolina
1973 – Aaron Holbert, American baseball infield (Louis Cardinals), born in Torrance, California
FAMOUS FOOTBALL BIRTHDAY
1983 – Yassin Mikari
INTERNATIONAL DAY OF:
Pravasi Bharatiya Diva