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1990 2 February, President F. W. de Klerk makes a speech at the opening of Parliament, announcing the lifting of a 30- ...read more
The Nelson Mandela timeline tracks the history of the first democratically elected president of South Africa through ...read more
14 October 1639:  Simon van der Stel is born to parents Adrian van der Stel and Maria Leviens aboard le Cappel on route ...read more
1912 18 May, Walter Ulyate Max Sisulu is born in Engcobo District in the Transkei, in the same year, the ANC was ...read more
1900s 1917 27 October, Oliver Reginald Tambo (OR) is born in the village of Kantolo, Mbizana, in the Mpondoland ( ...read more
1890 - 1899 1890 January 13-18, Gandhi took Matriculation examination. January 23-30, Attended Vegetarian Congress at ...read more
1900 - 1909 1900 January 7, Ambulance corps is reformed and stationed at Estcourt. January 21, Corps in action at ...read more
Historical Context to Chief Luthuli Chronology While Chief Luthuli himself preferred another spelling and signed his ...read more
1930 Born in Randfontein, South Africa, in 1930, the third son of Eli Goldblatt and Olga Light, both of whom came to ...read more

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