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First Skydiver to break Sound barrier
Austrian skydiver Felix Baumgartner:
1) The first skydiver to go faster than the speed of sound, reaching a maximum velocity of 1,342 km/h.
2) He also broke the record for the highest ever freefall, after he jumped from a balloon 39 kilometers above New Mexico.
First woman chief of African Union
Nkosazana Clarice Dlamini-Zuma became the first woman to take office as the Chairperson of the African Union Commission (AUC) at the A.U. headquarters in Addis Ababa.
She is a South African politician and former anti-apartheid activist.
She became the first woman to lead the organization (including its predecessor, the Organization of African Unity)