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Queen Elizabeth visits Currie's 1947 1854 15 May, The proclamation of the settlement of Durban into a Borough. ...read more
Photograph of a Khoisan lady. Source: unknown 1300-1599 c.1300-c.1500 The Khoisan are established as the dominant ...read more
1824 The Matabele, underChief Mzilikazi, settle on Thaba Bosiu. 1833 The Baralong under Chief Moroka II settle at what ...read more
1497 - 1699 1497 24 December, A flotilla of three Portuguese ships under the command of Capt Vasco da Gama sailed up ...read more
1870s-1880s Discovery of a reliable water source. "To the present generation Currie's Fountain is but a name ...read more
1899 Herman Tobiansky purchases land from the Johannesburg Municipality to develop as a residential area. 1912 ...read more
1835 Migration of disaffected Dutch farmers from the Cape Colony 1836 Louis Trichardt and Hans van Rensburg reach ...read more
1884 4 July, Henry Barber and his cousin Fred discovers Barberton 1884 Small hut prison is established 1874 The first ...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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