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Former soccer Player George Weah becomes Liberia’s president

Weah was sworn in as president, making him the 4th youngest serving president in Africa, marking Liberia's first democratic transition in 74 years. He cited fighting corruption, reforming the economy, combating illiteracy and improving life conditions as the main targets of his presidency. Two other world-class African strikers, Didier Drogba and Samuel Eto'o, attended the inauguration.

2006

Kobe Bryant scores a career-high 81 points in against Toronto

Kobe Bryant is an American retired professional basketball player and businessman. Throughout his 20-year career, he played with the Los Angeles Lakers of the NBA. Bryant scored the second most points in a single game in NBA history behind Wilt Chamberlain's 100 point game in 1962.

Anniversaries of the (in)famous

born 1992

Mickey Gall

born 1988

Greg Oden

died 2012

Joe Paterno

born 1987

Ray Rice