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AFRICA – [MALAWI]
2007 – Media reported that Malawi has asked Libya to close its mission in Lilongwe. The Mutharika administration had suspicions that Libya funds Muluzi’s United Democratic Front, which is seeking to unseat Mutharika in elections in 2009.
AFRICA – [SOUTH AFRICA]
1899 – British Field Marshall Lord Roberts departs Southampton to South Africa for the 2nd Boer War
1938 – Discovery of the first modern coelacanth in South Africa.
1957 –Test Cricket debut for Wally Grout & Bobby Simpson v South Africa
2000 – Cricket Women’s World Cup: New Zealand deafeats Australia by 4 runs
1997 – Balloon d’Or: Barcelona/Inter’s Brazilian striker Ronaldo wins his first of 2 best football player in Europe awards ahead of Real Madrid forward Predrag Mijatovic’ and Juventus midfielder Zinedine Zidane.
1943 – Elizabeth Hartman, American actress, born in Boardman
1954 – Brian Teacher, American tennis player born in San Diego, California
FAMOUS FOOTBALL BIRTHDAY
1992 – Ri Hyon-Song
INTERNATIONAL DAY OF:
Kisan Divas (India)
Second Sunday of December
International Children’s Day of Broadcasting