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AFRICA – [DRC]

2006 – In hasa fighting flared for a third day between supporters of Congo’s two presidential candidates, as the UN called for an immediate cease-fire and a European Union military force was sending reinforcements.

AFRICA – [SOUTH AFRICA]

1926 – Gold discovered in Johannesburg, South Africa

THE WORLD

1972 – International Olympic Committee votes 36–31 with 3 abstentions to ban Rhodesia from the games because of the country’s racist policies.

1971 – FBI arrests members of The Camden 28, an anti-war group, as the group is raiding a draft office in Camden, NJ.

FAMOUS BIRTHDAYS

1942 – Kethy Lennon, singer, Member of the Lennno Sisters

1943 – Masatoshi Shima, Japanese computer scientist who helped develop the Intel 4004, the world’s first commercial microprocessors.

FAMOUS FOOTABALL BIRTHDAY

1989  –  David Targamadze

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