Timelines

1948 May 26, The National Party (NP) wins election and immediately introduces apartheid (separateness) measures ...read more
1868 Enoch Mgijima is born at Bulhoek, Eastern Cape, the son of Jonas Mayekiso Mgijima. 1907 19 April, Enoch Mgijima, ...read more
The earliest human ancestors (Homo erectus and Homo habilis) have their origin in East Africa more than 2 million years ...read more
1976 According to the government-appointed Cillie Commission of Enquiry 575 people died. Police action resulted in 451 ...read more
1976 16 June, Extra police patrols are deployed. 24 June, The Principal's office in Hlangisi Primary (Nyanga) was ...read more
1856-1910 Masters and Servants Acts of 1856 These Acts, which had been passed between 1856 and 1904 in the four ...read more
1902 31 May, The Peace Treaty of Vereeniging ends the Anglo-Boer War that began in 1899. The Treaty is signed between ...read more
1948 26 May, DF Malan's National Party government follows up its election victory with the introduction of ...read more
1775 Apprenticeship laws are promulgated at the Cape. 1800 A massive drought begins in Southern Africa resulting in ...read more

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