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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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The Nelson Mandela timeline tracks the history of the first democratically elected president of South Africa through ...read more
1961 FNLA and MPLA begin a guerrilla campaign to overthrow Portuguese colonial rule. 25 April 1974 Portuguese ...read more
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The events at Lonmin Mine in Marikana in the North West Province were a tragic stain on the history of post Apartheid ...read more
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The history of white colonial land dispossession dates back to the expansion of the Dutch colonial settlement in the ...read more
1910 First general election that followed the establishment of the Union of South Africa. Only White males had the ...read more
1941 Born in Cape Town of British parents c. 1947-58 At school in Cape Town 1953 Father dies 1958 Matriculates from St ...read more
1602 20 March, The Dutch East India Company (VOC) comes into being. 1652 Jan van Riebeeck, a representative of the ...read more
1602 Chamber Representatives of the Netherlands Parliament grant a founding charter to the Dutch East India Company to ...read more
1910 - 1919 1910 January 1, Indian Opinion reduced in size for financial reasons.  January 6, Rev. Charles ...read more

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