1815 Louis Trichardt and Hans van Rensburg cross the Oranje/Gariep river. June 1836, Van Rensburg leaves Trichardt ...read more
1799 2 March, British government lands troops in Delagoa Bay. Construction begins on the building of Fort Frederick. ...read more
1650 Earliest known history - the Nqondo clan occupy the land now known as Cato Manor 1730 They are replaced by the ...read more
1806 Sir John Barrow indicates on a map that gold is to be found in the approximate vicinity of either the ...read more
1825 Mzilikazi's arrival in Transvaal region. 1836 Andries Potgieter's arrives in the area north of the Vaal. ...read more
1850 The Nederduitsch Hervormde Church (Nederduitsch Reformed Church) establishes a congregation in Rustenburg. 16 ...read more
Iron Age Shell middens containing early Iron Age pottery fragments have been found at Umhlanga Rocks, Ballito and ...read more