Zindziswa (Zindzi) Mandela, second daughter of Winnie and , is born.
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Political assassination: Ben Badi, Nowinile Badi and granddaughter Vuyokazi Badi (11), are killed at home. Political assassination: Ben Badi, Nowinile Badi a... ...read more
Stephen Gregory Naidoo, prelate, canon lawyer and critic of apartheid, is born in Durban. He was appointed archbishop of Cape T Stephen Gregory Naidoo, prelate, canon lawyer and... ...read more
More Events On This Day
- 1821 France’s Napoleon Bonaparte dies in exile on the island of St. Helena
- 1897 Sir Alfred Milner arrives as Governor of the Cape
- 1925 Afrikaans is declared an official language of South Africa
- 1941 Emperor Haile Selassie reclaims his Ethiopian throne
- 1984 Over 7000 people attend a rally in Pretoria to mark the foundation of the Afrikaner Volkswag
- 1985 Sipho Mutsi dies in police custody
- 1996 fifteen thousand civilians flee Liberian capital to seek refuge in the US embassy
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