This Day in History
- 1892 JRR Tolkien born in Bloemfontein
- 1987 Rev Allan Hendrikse and 150 Supporters Swim at a Whites Only Beach in Port Elizabeth.
- 1993 Joseph Skosana is killed
- 1994 Millions Regain SA citizenship
- 2005 The SA department of foreign affairs announces that the bodies of two South Africans have been found in Thailand
- 2008 Mlungisi Sisulu dies.