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Late Pleistocene (Early and Middle Stone Age)                    800 ...read more
± 1000 BCE (Pre-colonial) Late Stone Age people (San/Tsam//Xam) teach their children how to hunt and gather food, skin ...read more
The Portuguese begin mapping and exploring the South African coastline and basic trading takes place between the ...read more
1700 The first "placaat" (ordinance or statute) restricting the importation of Asian slaves is promulgated. Dlamini ...read more
1994 to 1995 In December 1994 and January 1995, armed youth gangs in Alexandra Township outside of Johannesburg, ...read more
The events at Lonmin Mine in Marikana in the North West Province were a tragic stain on the history of post Apartheid ...read more
1971 Closure of The Classic, by Nat Nakasa, editor. Publication of ‘Sounds of a Cowhide Drum’, Oswald Mtshali’s first ...read more
Segregationist Legislation Timeline, 1856-1979 from the 1856 - 1910, Masters and Servants Acts to the Industrial ...read more
1946 22 June, The Government of India requested that the question of the treatment of Indians in the Union of South ...read more

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