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This Day in African History: 3 December

A chronicle of events in African history on this day


1931, 3 December
The Statute of Westminster is passed in Britain which gives British dominions legislative independence.

1955, 3 December
Britain and Egypt agree on independence for Sudan.

1963, 3 December
Nelson Mandela's treason trial begins in South Africa.

1967, 3 December
First heart transplant performed by Dr Christiaan Neethling Barnard. (Next -> 21 December 1967: Louis Washkansky dies.)

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