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South Africa Timeline
11 months ago
Election of the national party
Seventy black demonstrators killed at Sharpeville. ANC banned
Nelson Mandella is sentenced to life in prison
Prime Minister Verwoerd is assassinated
Forced relocation of black south africans to the meadowlands
ANC turns to Guerrilla Warfare
ANC unbanned, Mandela released after 27 years in prison. Namibia becomes independent.
Korean War Begins
End of the Cuban Revolution
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. gives the "I Have A Dream" speech
The Fall of Saigon
President John F. Kennedy is assassinated
Election of President Ronald Reagan
Fall of the Berlin Wall
South African Parliament repeals Apartheid Laws
Nelson Mandela is elected President of South Africa
Vietnam War begins
South African holds first interracial national election
Apollo 11 lands on the moon
Independence of Ghana
Germany Invades Poland. World War II begins.
World War II comes to an end.
South Africa is banned from the Olympics
South African National Olympic Committee is expelled from international olympic committee
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