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1940s The oldest Human Immunodeficiency Virus-2 (HIV-2) jumps from animals to humans, according to a Washington-based ...read more
22 June 1946 —The Government of India requested that the question of the treatment of Indians in the Union of ...read more
1952 The African National Congress’ (ANC) Defiance Campaign against the South African Apartheid Regime, which in ...read more
1859 After protracted negotiations between the Natal Government and the British Secretary of State for the Colonies, ...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
1868 Enoch Mgijima is born at Bulhoek, Eastern Cape, the son of Jonas Mayekiso Mgijima. 1907 19 April, Enoch Mgijima, ...read more
The earliest human ancestors (Homo erectus and Homo habilis) have their origin in East Africa more than 2 million years ...read more
1976 According to the government-appointed Cillie Commission of Enquiry 575 people died. Police action resulted in 451 ...read more

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