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Gen. Kat Liebenberg (60), ex-chief of the SA defence force, dies of cancer in Pretoria.
King Leopold retains control of his Congo Free State despite attempts by the Belgian government to annex the region. Internatio King Leopold retains control of his Congo Free Sta... ...read more
It is announced that Colonel Hoare, the leader of the attempted Seychelles coup, will shortly be eligible for release from pris It is announced that Colonel Hoare, the leader of... ...read more
Dr. H.F. Verwoerd is elected as prime minister in succession of Adv. J.G. Strijdom. Dr. H.F. Verwoerd is elected as prime minister in... ...read more
More Events On This Day
- 1820 Scottish missionary, Robert Moffat arrives in Northern Cape
- 1900 Lord Roberts crosses the Vaal River en route to Pretoria
- 1963 Artist, Thomas Trevor Motswai , award-winning South African artist is born
- 1963 Jomo Kenyatta is elected Prime Minister of Kenya
- 1977 Myburgh Streicher, Cape leader of the UP and five followers form the South African Party
- 1997 SABC TV News Editor, Joe Thloloe resigns
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