MEMORY LANE: See Historical Events On 14th May In South Africa


Historical Events

1949 – Business leader Matome Maponya is born

1951 – Coloureds are removed from the voters roll

1972 – Lawrence George Green (72), SA author of mainly travel books, dies

1973 – Journalist Patrick Laurence is given suspended sentence

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1992 – Turkish newspapers criticise of ANC leader Nelson Mandela for refusing to accept Turkey’s peace award

1997 – F.W. de Klerk apologizes for apartheid

1987 – A booby-trapped TV kills Tsitsi Chiliza, wife of an ANC official in Harare, Zimbabwe

1905 – Hastings Banda, former president of Malawi, is born.

1991 – Winnie Nomzamo Madikizela-Mandela is sentenced to six years


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