Photograph of a Khoisan lady. Source: unknown 1300-1599 c.1300-c.1500 The Khoisan are established as the dominant ...read more
1824 The Matabele, underChief Mzilikazi, settle on Thaba Bosiu. 1833 The Baralong under Chief Moroka II settle at what ...read more
1600s In the Dutch colonial era, from the 17th century on, indigenous tribes people and slaves imported from the east ...read more
The Yussuf Dadoo timeline includes the history of one the leading members of the South African communist movement. ...read more
1800s 1850 The Natal Legislative Council passes Law 14 of 1859 allowing the Government to import labour from India ...read more
1905 Charlotte Maxeke, formerly a Kimberley schoolteacher, becomes the first South African Black woman to receive a ...read more
1859 After protracted negotiations between the Natal Government and the British Secretary of State for the Colonies, ...read more
1948 May 26, The National Party (NP) wins election and immediately introduces apartheid (separateness) measures ...read more
The University of Pretoria (UP) opened in 1908 as a new department of the Transvaal University College (T.U.C). In 1930 ...read more