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General Barry Hertzog, former South African Prime Minister, dies

Saturday, 21 November 1942
James Barry Munnick Hertzog was born into a German immigrant family in 1866. He attended school in Kimberly and Stellenbosch, and completed a Bachelor's degree in England, as well as degree in law at the University of Amsterdam. He became increasingly disillusioned by the treatment of Afrikaners by the British colonial government and attempted to challenge this injustice through the study of law. Upon his return to South Africa, he worked as an advocate in Pretoria. ..
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1941 Born in Cape Town of British parents c. 1947-58 At school in Cape Town 1953 Father dies 1958 Matriculates from St ...read more
1948 26 May, DF Malan's National Party government follows up its election victory with the introduction of ...read more
1910 Public Servants Superannuating Act and Teachers Pensions Act. Discrimination against Indians. South Africa Act, ...read more
1925 4 May, Ruth Herloise First is born in Johannesburg to Julius and Matilda First, Jewish immigrants (from ...read more
As part of the governmental process for transformation of institutions through re-structuring and mergers in Post- ...read more
1950 A.K.M. Docrat, a popular activist, was named under the Suppression of Communism Act. He was jailed for thirty ...read more
1870s-1880s Discovery of a reliable water source. "To the present generation Currie's Fountain is but a name ...read more
1654 Slaves, from India and South East Asia, were introduced to the Cape. 1820 A number of Indians arrive in Cape Town ...read more
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The history of white colonial land dispossession dates back to the expansion of the Dutch colonial settlement in the ...read more

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