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On this day in the world in 1687 1st Huguenots depart France to Cape of Good Hope
On this day in the World in 1783 Import of African slaves banned by all of the Northern US states
On this Day in 1953 Yahya Ould Hademine was born, Mauritanian politician & 13th Prime Minister of Mauritania (2014-present), born in Timbédra, French West Africa.
On this day in 1994 Woody Strode, African American football player and actor (Posse, Cotton Club, Vigilante, Scream), dies of lung cancer at 80.
Today is New Years Eve. In the Gregorian calendar today is also known as Old Year’s Day or Saint Sylvester’s Day in some countries. It is the last day of the year. In many countries, New Year’s Eve is celebrated with a party or social gathering where many people dance, eat, drink and watch or light fireworks to mark the new year. Some Christians attend a watchnight service. The celebrations generally go on past midnight into New Year’s Day, 1 January.