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AFRICA – [TANZANIA]
2005 – A UN tribunal in Tanzania sentenced Mika Muhimana, a former local government official in western Rwanda, to imprisonment for the rest of his life for shooting to death and raping mostly Tutsi victims during the 1994 genocide.
AFRICA – [MALAWI]
1994 – The first democratic election was held in South Africa
1958 – Independence from Spain
AFRICA – [SOUTH AFRICA]
1977 – Bloody riots in Soweto, South Africa
1950 – South Africa passes Group Areas Act segregating races
2019 – Pope Francis donates $ 500,000 for migrants stranded in Mexico trying to reach the US
1828 – First American Dictionary: its author Noah Webster registers its Copyright for publication
1952 – George Gervin, American basketball player, born in Detroit, Michigan
FAMOUS FOOTBALL BIRTHDAY
1995 – Paddy McNair