Twenty-three people are injured in a bomb blast in a Wimpy Bar in East London.
The editor-in-chief of TV News, Joe Thloloe, resigns because of differences with Zwelakhe Sisulu, executive group head of the S The editor-in-chief of TV News, Joe Thloloe, resig... ...read more
Francois Botha, SA heavyweight, wins the International Boxing Federation (IBF) title. Francois Botha, SA heavyweight, wins the Internati... ...read more
The Gereformeerde Kerk (Reformed Church) in Church Street, Pretoria, (also known as Paul Kruger church) is inaugurated. The Gereformeerde Kerk (Reformed Church) in Church... ...read more
More Events On This Day
- 1870 Jan Smuts is born
- 1900 C James reports that South Africa is a poor market for produce
- 1915 A few days after deciding to establish a Dutch newspaper in South Africa, the name De Burger is chosen
- 1921 Nearly 200 People are killed in the Bulhoek massacre in the Eastern Cape
- 1921 The first Comrades Marathon takes place
- 1940 The first hijacking of a South African Airways plane takes place
- 1952 Solly Sachs addresses Garment Worker’s protestors
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