This Day In History

IFP proposes truce with ANC

Wednesday, 27 November 1985
The Inkatha Freedom Party (IFP) proposed a truce with the African National Congress (ANC) as an effort to calm violent clashes between members of the two parties. .. read more
1 January Battle of Artois and Champagne in France begins. 31 January 1915 The German Army makes use of poison gas for the first time in... read more
The 1980s witnessed a convergence of forces in the trade union movement as they formed themselves under an umbrella union in various... read more
1900s 1917 27 October, Oliver Reginald Tambo (OR) is born in the village of Kantolo, Mbizana, in the Mpondoland (eQawukeni), region of the... read more
1990 Nelson Mandela is released from prison. 27 townships declared unrest areas in terms of the Public Safety Act No 3 of 1953. Gazankulu... read more
1924 5 December, Robert Mangaliso Sobukhwe is born in Graaff-Reinet a town in the Cape Province. 1940 Sobukwe enrols at Healdtown... read more
1919 Peter Abrahams is born in Vrededorp, Johannesburg in March 1919 to an Ethiopian father and a Coloured mother. His father passed away... read more
Inkatha Freedom Party leader, Mangosuthu Buthelezi, makes a landmark revelation that his daughter, Princess Mandisi Sibukakonke, died from... read more
The 5th of December 2014, marks the one year anniversary of the death of revolutionary anti-Apartheid liberation leader, Nelson Rolihlahla... read more
1960 1 January, Minister of Bantu Education assumes control of University College of Fort Hare.African students are prohibited from... read more