3 February 1985
Desmond Mpilo Tutu was appointed and ordained as the first Black Anglican Bishop of Johannesburg a month after winning the Nobel Peace Prize. The following year he was elected archbishop of Cape Town, which made him the head of the Anglican Church with a 1.6 million membership in South Africa. He used this position to intensify his opposition to the Apartheid system in the country.

SAHO," Desmond Mpilo Tutu Timeline 1931- "'From SAHO,[Online] Available at: www.sahistory.org.za [Accessed on 8 February 2013]