29 December 1978
Rev. Allan Hendrickse was elected leader of the Coloured Labour Party of South Africa at its thirteenth Congress in Bloemfontein. The party declared its support for the banned African National Congress (ANC) and urged universal suffrage in a South African unitary state.

Kalley, J.A.; Schoeman, E. & Andor, L.E. (eds) (1999). Southern African Political History: a chronology of key political events from independence to mid-1997, Westport: Greenwood.|

The Guardian,'The Rev Allan Hendrickse', fromThe Guardian, [Online], available at www.theguardian.com [Accessed: 02 October 2013]