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Moïse Kapenda Tshombe refuses to end the Katanga secession

Thursday, 22 June 1961
 Moïse Kapenda Tshombe, finally released from prison by Mobutu Sese Seko refused to end the Katanga secession. On 23 December 1961 he led the Congo province of Katanga into secession following the independence of Congo in June 1960 from Belgium. ..
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1890 - 1899 1890 January 13-18, Gandhi took Matriculation examination. January 23-30, Attended Vegetarian Congress at ...read more
1825 Mzilikazi's arrival in Transvaal region. 1836 Andries Potgieter's arrives in the area north of the Vaal. ...read more
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The period between 1940 and 1959 was punctuated by a number of significant developments in the Labour and Trade Union ...read more
1815 Louis Trichardt and Hans van Rensburg cross the Oranje/Gariep river. June 1836, Van Rensburg leaves Trichardt ...read more
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1938 Moses Tladi held his first one person show in the Swedish hall in Hankock street, Johannesburg. 1949 July,  ...read more
22 June 1946 —The Government of India requested that the question of the treatment of Indians in the Union of ...read more
1942 28 June, Martin Tembisile, who later becomes known as Chris Hani, is born in the village of Sabalele in ...read more
1850 The Nederduitsch Hervormde Church (Nederduitsch Reformed Church) establishes a congregation in Rustenburg. 16 ...read more
1902 31 May, The Peace Treaty of Vereeniging ends the Anglo-Boer War that began in 1899. The Treaty is signed between ...read more

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