Twenty-three people are injured in a bomb blast in a Wimpy Bar in East London.
Laurie Nathan, national organiser of the End Conscription Campaign, 1984-86, is born in Sea Point, Cape Town. Laurie Nathan, national organiser of the End Consc... ...read more
Robey Leibbrandt, Olympic boxer and staunch supporter of the Ossewabrandwag (an Afrikaner patriotic movement), is born in Potch Robey Leibbrandt, Olympic boxer and staunch suppor... ...read more
The bodies of two Swedish tourists are discovered in their luxury holiday flat in Umhlanga Rocks, KwaZulu-Natal. The bodies of two Swedish tourists are discovered... ...read more
More Events On This Day
- 1781 Piet Retief is baptized in Drakenstein, Western Cape
- 1835 Sir Benjamin D’Urban accepts the Mfengu as British subjects
- 1900 General Lord Roberts marches on Pretoria
- 1958 Movie director Henry Cornelius dies
- 1963 Justice Sfiso Ka-Mkame, SA artist, is born in Durban
- 1963 SA artist Sfiso Mkame is born
- 1988 Negotiations between SA, Cuba and Angola start in London
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