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Jacobus Gideon Nel Strauss, minister of agriculture in the war-cabinet of Gen. Smuts, is born in Calvinia, CC.
Political assassination: Elby Ngece, ANC member, is killed at home in Alice, Eastern Cape. Political assassination: Elby Ngece, ANC member, i... ...read more
Paul Ramotsoane Mosaka (born c. 1911), politician and founder of the African Democratic Party (ADP) and also an influential and Paul Ramotsoane Mosaka (born c. 1911), politician... ...read more
Count Du Prè Alexander, Earl of Caledon (61), first civil governor of the Cape, is born in Ireland. He instituted circuit co Count Du Prè Alexander, Earl of Caledon (61... ...read more
More Events On This Day
- 1948 Apartheid becomes official policy
- 1962 South Africa is exonerated by the UN delegation
- 1966 Zola Budd, former SA athlete and World Record holder, is born
- 1980 Demonstrating Clergymen are arrested in central Johannesburg
- 1988 SA and Mozambique revive Nkomati Accord
- 1989 Upington 14 are sentenced
- 1994 President Nelson Mandela announces his intentions to promote national unity
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