Timelines

1900 7 May, Paul Kruger addresses the volksraad for the last time before being forced to travel on the Delagoa line to ...read more
1990 Nelson Mandela is released from prison. 27 townships declared unrest areas in terms of the Public Safety Act No 3 ...read more
1970 11 June, It is announced that Security Police have arrested the leader of the Soweto Students’ ...read more
1940 Dr. A.B. Xuma is elected President-General of the African National Congress (ANC). Walter Sisulu joins the ...read more
1910 Anti-Indian Legislation: The Public Servants Superannuating Act and Teachers Pensions Act. This furthers ...read more
July, Industrial and Commercial Workers Union of South Africa (ICU) is established as national Black trade union in ...read more
1906 11 September, A mass meeting of Indians took place at the Empire Theatre in Johannesburg in connection with ...read more
1885 The Asiatic Bazaar Law was passed in the Transvaal, which authorized the creation of separate districts for ...read more
1905 9 August, Moses Kotane is born in Tamposstad, to Samuel Segogwane, a lay preacher and traditional healer, and ...read more

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