Zindziswa (Zindzi) Mandela, second daughter of Winnie and , is born.
Anglo-Boer War 2: Commandant Manie Maritz attacks Vanrhynsdorp in the Cape Province. Many vehicles, including three laden sup Anglo-Boer War 2:Â Commandant Manie Maritz attack... ...read more
Anglo-Boer War 2: General Lord Methuen buries Combat-General De Villebois-Mareuil with full military honours. 1500 men of the L Anglo-Boer War 2: General Lord Methuen buries Comb... ...read more
The "Mad Mullah" and 17,000 troops are advancing on the British at Bohodle, Somaliland. The "Mad Mullah" and 17,000 troops are a... ...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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