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The first group of Dorslandtrekkers (Thirstland trekkers), under leadership of Gert Alberts, leaves Pretoria.
The first contingent of Chinese labourers leaves China for the Witwatersrand gold mines. The first contingent of Chinese labourers leaves C... ...read more
Eric Dalton, cricketer (2 centuries in 15 Tests for South Africa 1929-39), is born. Eric Dalton, cricketer (2 centuries in 15 Tests fo... ...read more
South Africa’s first all-race democratic elections (26-29 April) for the national assembly and provincial parliaments start. South Africa's first all-race democratic elections... ...read more
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- 1862 Gen. Louis Botha, soldier, statesman and first prime minister of the Union of South Africa, is born.
- 1886 Oldest part of Johannesburg, Marshalltown, is planned
- 1965 Dr. Margaret Roach ‘Killie’ Campbell, collector of Africana, dies in Durban
- 1968 John Vorster says SA will welcome Maoris
- 1986 South African multi-title holder, Brian Mitchell wins the WBA title
- 1992 Buthelezi says Zulus would continue carrying cultural weapons
- 1999 Twenty-six British tourists die in bus accident
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