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Historical Events

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- Lee Berger and his nine-year-old son, Matthew, discover the two-million-year-old fossils of a new species of human ancestor (Australopithecus sediba) at Malapa Cave, South Africa

Famous Deaths

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- James Orthwein, American businessman
- Jerry Wexler, music producer and coiner of the term "Rhythm & Blues"
- Leroy Sievers, American journalist
- Vic Toweel, South African boxer, bantamweight world champion

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