1768 Industrial Revolution: Hargreaves perfects his spinning jenny. 1769     Industrial Revolution ...read more
The outbreak of the First World War was precipitated by the assassination of the Austro-Hungarian Crown Prince Franz ...read more
The first treason trial in South African history post apartheid regime is under way amid high security at the Pretoria ...read more
1906 The African National Congress (ANC) sends a delegation to the UK in response to the implementation of new land ...read more
1602 Chamber Representatives of the Netherlands Parliament grant a founding charter to the Dutch East India Company to ...read more
1500-1800 This period is marked by the advent and growth of the Atlantic Slave Trade affecting West Africa, Central ...read more
In the 1960s and 1970s labour and the trade union movement had to contend with a number developments that had a direct ...read more
The 1980s witnessed a convergence of forces in the trade union movement as they formed themselves under an umbrella ...read more
The period between 1940 and 1959 was punctuated by a number of significant developments in the Labour and Trade Union ...read more