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- 1657 Jan Hendrik Boom becomes one of the first free burghers
- 1907 The railway line between Cape Town and George is opened.
- 1974 ’Viva Frelimo’ rallies, organised by the BPC and SASO, take place even though they were banned by Government
- 1977 Steve Biko, Black Consciousness Movement Leader, is buried
- 1978 The trial of eleven Soweto students charged under the Terrorism Act begins
- 1985 Pretoria disputes compensation for Gaborone raid
- 2003 Amina Lawal is freed
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