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Khoikhoi warriors defeat Portuguese thieves

Tuesday, 1 March 1510
Francisco de Almeida served as the viceroy to the Portuguese State of India from 1503 to 1510...
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July, Industrial and Commercial Workers Union of South Africa (ICU) is established as national Black trade union in ...read more
1799-1802 Khoi-San rise up in an unsuccessful but protracted rebellion in the eastern districts of the Cape in what ...read more
1943 23 February, Abu Baker Asvat is born in Vrededorp, Gauteng. 1961 Asvat graduates from Johannesburg Indian High ...read more
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The Nelson Mandela timeline tracks the history of the first democratically elected president of South Africa through ...read more
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1881 15 August, Zaccheus Richard Mahabane is born in Thaba Nchu, Orange Free State (now the Free State Province). 1901 ...read more
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This period is characterized by British occupancy, Wars of Dispossession, colonial expansion and growth of African and ...read more
Photograph by Peter Magubane, published in the book Sowetho from 1978 1932 Born in Vrededorp, South Africa. ...read more
1824 The Glasgow Missionary Society founded the school of Lovedale at Alice in the Tyume valley in 1824. 1877 The ...read more
1799 2 March, British government lands troops in Delagoa Bay. Construction begins on the building of Fort Frederick. ...read more

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