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The first group of Dorslandtrekkers (Thirstland trekkers), under leadership of Gert Alberts, leaves Pretoria.
Three Bills dealing with the future of the Coloured population are introduced: the Prohibition of Improper Interference Bill; t Three Bills dealing with the future of the Coloure... ...read more
A train is derailed and ploughs through a town near Alexandria, Egypt, killing forty-seven and injuring one hundred people. A train is derailed and ploughs through a town nea... ...read more
Ethiopia and Kenya sign a treaty of co-operation and friendship. Ethiopia and Kenya sign a treaty of co-operation a... ...read more
More Events On This Day
- 1829 Freedom of press is established at the Cape
- 1835 Alleged date of peace treaty between D’Urban and Hintsa
- 1875 The first Boer Trek to Angola that started in 1874 reaches Lake Ngami (Thirstland Trek) in 1875
- 1961 Nelson Mandela is acquitted of high treason
- 1973 Vorster announces that the ‘homelands’ will be perfectly free to form a federation among themselves,
- 1977 Journalist and anti-apartheid activist M.P. Naicker dies
- 1981 The Nationalist Party wins election with a reduced majority in the National Assembly
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