This day 12 December 2019 in world history and which celebrities were born today!

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On this day in Malawi, Africa and the world
On this day in Malawi, Africa and the world

Check out what happened in history on this day, who was born and much more!

AFRICA – [MALAWI]

2017 – The Football Players Association of Malawi (FPAM) was registered as a limited company.

2007 – It was reported that William Kamkwamba (20) of Masitala, Malawi, had built 3 windmills using blue-gum trees and bicycle parts after seeing a picture in an old text book.

2011 – The world court (ICC) said it was referring Malawi to the UN Security Council over its refusal to arrest Sudan’s Pres. Omar al-Bashir, wanted by the court for genocide, during his October visit for a meeting of the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA)

AFRICA – [SOUTH AFRICA]

1986 –  South African journalist and activist Zwelakhe Sisulu arrested at John Vorster Square

1984 –  South African Archbishop Desmond Tutu is presented with his Nobel Peace Prize

1957 – Test Cricket debut for Wally Grout & Bobby Simpson vs South Africa

1921 – The Communist Party of South Africa (CPSA) calls for a united front in a pass burning campaign on Dingaan’s Day

THE WORLD

2002 – Balloon d’Or: inter/ Real Madrid forward Ronaldo is named best football player in Europe for a second time ahead of Real Madrid Left-back Robert Carlos and Bayern Munich goalkeeper Oliver Kahn

1937 – National Football League Championship, Wrigley Field, Chicago: Washington Redskins beat Chicago Bears, 28-21

FAMOUS BIRTHDAY’S

1904 – Jim Christy, South Africa cricketer (Queensland and South Africa) born in Pretoria

1984 –  Shane Cost, American baseball player, born Visalia, California

FAMOUS FOOTBALL BIRTHDAY

1990  –  Victor Moses

INTERNATIONAL DAY OF

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