John Tengo Jabavu is born

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John Tengo Jabavu source: www.thepresidency.gov.za

Tuesday, 11 January 1859

John Tengo Jabavu, Bantu newspaper editor, preacher and the second Black matriculant in South Africa was born in Healdtown district, now in the Eastern Cape Province.

References:
• Wallis, F. (2000). Nuusdagboek: feite en fratse oor 1000 jaar, Kaapstad: Human & Rousseau.
• The Presidency, John Tengo Jabavu (1859 - 1921), from The Presidency, [online], Available at www.thepresidency.gov.za [Accessed: 12 December 2013]

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This article was produced by South African History Online on 16-Mar-2011

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