This Day In History

The Group Areas Act comes into effect

Friday, 30 March 1951
In 1948 the Nationalist Party won the general election on a platform of separate development. ..
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1900 7 May, Paul Kruger addresses the volksraad for the last time before being forced to travel on the Delagoa line to ...read more
1799 2 March, British government lands troops in Delagoa Bay. Construction begins on the building of Fort Frederick. ...read more
1984 October, The United Nations (UN) General Assembly rejects and considers a new constitution of South Africa ...read more
1924 E.S. Reddy is born in a small village of Pallapalli in India to E.V. Narasa Reddy, a Gandhian who went to prison ...read more
1930 Born in Randfontein, South Africa, in 1930, the third son of Eli Goldblatt and Olga Light, both of whom came to ...read more
The Nelson Mandela timeline tracks the history of the first democratically elected president of South Africa through ...read more
8985 BCE                              The ...read more
1908 23 April, Abram (Bram) Fischer is born in Orange Free State to an auspicious family that includes Abraham Fischer ...read more
The outbreak of the First World War was precipitated by the assassination of the Austro-Hungarian Crown Prince Franz ...read more