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Edward IIIAug 26, 1346

Francisco PizarroJul 26, 1519

James CookJul 13, 1772

George WashingtonAug 20, 1781

Charles DarwinDec 27, 1831

Alfred Russel WallaceApr 26, 1848

Abraham LincolnDec 8, 1863

General ShermanJan 14, 1864

Winston ChurchillOct 14, 1899

Ty CobbApr 21, 1904

Mahatma GandhiSep 11, 1906

George VJun 22, 1911

Robert Falcon ScottOct 24, 1911

Raymond DartOct 28, 1924

BradmanDec 16, 1927

FDRJul 10, 1934

HitlerJul 28, 1944

Syngman RheeJul 20, 1948

Harry TrumanJun 27, 1950

MacArthurJun 30, 1950

Nelson MandelaJun 26, 1952

Edmund HillaryJan 3, 1958

JFKNov 18, 1961

Nguyen Van ThieuSep 3, 1967

President ReaganSep 26, 1984

President BushSep 24, 1990

Yasser ArafatAug 11, 1998

Kim Jong-ilJun 13, 2000

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Date Event
681-08-09

Bulgaria is founded as a Khanate on the south bank of the Danube, after defeating the Byzantine armies of Emperor Constantine IV south of the Danube delta.

1217-08-24

Battle at South Foreland: English fleet beats France

1282-12-11

Llywelyn ab Gruffydd/Llywelyn the Last (b. c.1228), the last native Prince of Wales, is killed at Cilmeri, near Builth Wells, south Wales. Reigned from 1259

1311-04-24

Gen Malik Kafur returns to Delhi after campaign in South India

1346-08-26

Battle of Crécy, south of Calais in northern France; Edward III's English longbows defeat Philip VI's army, cannons used for first time in battle

1360-03-15

French attack English south coast, raiding Winchelsea

1485-08-07

Henry Tudor's (Henry VII to be) army lands in Milford Haven, South Wales

1519-07-26

Francisco Pizarro receives royal charter for the west coast of South America

1569-02-07

King Philip II forms inquistion in South America

1573-10-11

Battle of South Seas - Dutch rebels beat Spanish navy

1598-12-21

Battle of Curalaba: The revolting Mapuche, led by cacique Pelentaru, inflict a major defeat on Spanish troops in southern Chile; all Spanish cities south of the Biobio river are eventually taken by the Mapuches, and all conquest of Mapuche territories by Europeans practically ceases, until the 1870s "Pacification of Araucania".

1600-02-19

The Peruvian stratovolcano Huaynaputina explodes in the most violent eruption in the recorded history of South America.

1631-11-04

Ferdinand of Austria installed as land guardian of South Netherlands

1641-12-06

Don Francisco de Mello appointed land guardian of South Netherlands

1642-08-13

Christiaan Huygens discovers Martian south polar cap

1642-12-13

Dutch explorer Abel Tasman sights the South Island of present day New Zealand; initially he calls it Staten Landt and changes it a year later to Nieuw Zeeland

1651-03-05

South Sea dike in Amsterdam breaks after storm

1652-04-06

Cape Colony, the 1st European settlement in South Africa, established by Dutch East India Company under John of Riebeeck

1652-04-07

Dutch establish settlement at Cape Town, South Africa

1692-03-26

King Maximilian installed as land guardian of South Netherlands

1695-10-10

King Willem III escapes South Netherlands, back to England

1697-03-20

Willem de Vlamingh returns to Batavia after exploring "South Land"

1715-04-15

Pocotaligo Massacre triggers the start of the Yamasee War in colonial South Carolina.

1720-01-06

The Committee of Inquiry on the South Sea Bubble publishes its findings.

1721-05-29

South Carolina formally incorporated as a royal colony

1770-04-20

Captain Cook arrives in New South Wales

1772-07-13

Captain James Cook begins 2nd voyage aboard the Resolution to the South Seas to search for Terra Australis (Southern continent)

1774-01-30

Captain Cook reaches 71°10' south, 1820km from south pole (record)

1776-11-30

Captain Cook begins 3rd & last trip to Pacific (South Sea)

1778-02-05

Articles of Confederation ratified by 1st state, South Carolina

1780-05-12

British troops occupy Charleston, South Carolina (Revolutionary War)

1781-08-20

George Washington begins to move his troops south to fight Cornwallis

1788-01-26

Captain Arthur Phillip and British colonists hoist the English flag at Sydney Cove, New South Wales, now celebrated as Australia Day

1788-05-23

South Carolina becomes 8th state to ratify US constitution

1790-05-26

Territory South of River Ohio created by Congress

1795-09-16

British capture Capetown South Africa

1796-08-17

British beat Batavian navy in Saldanha Bay South Africa

1803-07-26

The Surrey Iron Railway, arguably the world's first public railway, opens in south London.

1804-03-04

The Battle of Vinegar Hill, colony of New South Wales (Australia), when Irish convicts (some of whom had been involved in Ireland's Battle of Vinegar Hill in 1798) led the colony's only significant convict uprising.

1811-07-05

Venezuela, 1st South American country to gain independence from Spain

1813-05-23

South American independence leader Simón Bolívar enters Mérida, leading the invasion of Venezuela, and is proclaimed El Libertador ("The Liberator")

1815-05-16

The Governor of New South Wales, Lachlan Macquarie, officially names the town of Blackheath in the upper Blue Mountains.

1819-02-19

British explorer William Smith discovers the South Shetland Islands, and claims them in the name of King George III.

1822-06-16

Denmark Vessy leads slave rebellion in South Carolina

1822-07-14

Slave revolt in South Carolina under Denmark Vesey/Peter Poyas

1823-01-27

President Monroe appoints 1st US ambassadors to South America

1824-04-17

Russia abandons all North American claims south of 54° 40'N

1826-03-14

General Congress of South American States assembles at Panama

1826-08-24

Netherland's South Willems Port (Bosch-Liege) opens

1828-12-19

South Carolina declares right of states to nullify federal laws

1829-10-01

South African College is founded in Cape Town, South Africa; later to separate into the University of Cape Town and the South African College Schools.

1831-12-27

HMS Beagle/Charles Darwin departs England for South America

1832-07-24

Benjamin Bonneville leads the first wagon train across the Rocky Mountains by using Wyoming's South Pass.

1832-11-24

South Carolina passes Ordinance of Nullification

1833-01-03

Britain seizes control of Falkland Islands in South Atlantic

1836-06-18

HMS Beagle/Charles Darwin leave South-Africa

1836-07-27

Adelaide, South Australia, founded

1836-08-17

HMS Beagle/Charles Darwin leave South-America for last time

1838-01-01

1st official horse race in South Australia-Adelaide

1838-04-18

Wilkes' expedition to South Pole sails

1838-08-23

Mt Holyoke Female Seminary (South Hadley, Mass) 1st graduating class

1838-12-16

Boers beat Zulu chieftain Dingaan in South Africa

1840-05-21

Captain William Hobson proclaims British sovereignty over New Zealand; the North Island by treaty and the South Island by 'discovery'

1840-05-22

The transporting of British convicts to the New South Wales colony is abolished.

1840-08-18

French colony established in Akaroa, South Island of New Zealand

1841-05-03

New Zealand proclaimed a colony independent of New South Wales

1843-07-02

An alligator falls from sky during a thunderstorm in Charleston, South Carolina

1843-08-08

Natal (in South Africa) is made a British colony

1846-07-09

The territory of the District of Columbia south of the Potomac River (39 mi² or about 100 km²) is returned to Virginia through an Act of Congress.

1848-04-26

Alfred Russel Wallace departs the U.K. for South America, beginning four years of travel, collecting, and research in the region

1850-07-15

John Wisden bowls all 10 South batsmen, North v South at Lord's

1852-01-17

British recognize independence of Transvaal (in South Africa)

1852-02-26

British troopship Birkenhead sinks off South Africa-458 die, 193 survive

1852-10-01

Alfred Russel Wallace returns to the U.K. after four years of travel, collecting, and research in South America

1853-12-30

A dinner party is held inside a life-size model of an Iguanodon (ornithopod dinosaur) created by Benjamin Waterhouse Hawkins and Sir Richard Owen in south London.

1854-02-17

Britain recognises independence of Orange Free State (South Africa)

1856-10-24

Constitution of South Australia adopted

1857-01-24

The University of Calcutta is formally founded as the first full-fledged university in south Asia.

1857-09-30

US occupies Sand, Baker, Howland & Jarvis Is south of Hawaii

1859-06-06

Australia: Queensland is established as a separate colony from New South Wales (Queensland Day).

1859-12-18

South Carolina declared an "independent commonwealth"

1860-02-13

King Basse Kajuara departs Boni South-Celebes

1860-12-20

South Carolina secedes from the Union (US Civil War)

1861-01-09

A Union merchant ship, the Star of the West, is fired upon as it tries to deliver supplies to Fort Sumter in Charleston Harbor, South Carolina

1861-05-03

Gen Winfield Scott presents his Anaconda Plan for the North against the South in American Civil War

1861-05-13

The Great Comet of 1861 is discovered by John Tebbutt of Windsor, New South Wales, Australia.

1861-05-18

Battle of Sewall's Point VA-1st Federal offense against South

1861-05-26

US Postmaster General Blair announces end of postal connection with South

1861-07-21

1st major battle of Civil War ends (Bull Run), Va - South wins

1862-09-14

Battle at South Mountain: Union troops chases away Confederates

1863-05-02

South defeats North in Battle of Chancellorsville, Va

1863-07-06

Northern Territory passes from New South Wales to South Australia

1863-12-08

Abraham Lincoln's Amnesty Proclamation and plan for Reconstruction of South

1864-01-14

General Sherman begins his march to the South

1864-05-11

Battle of Yellow Tavern, VA (Sheridan's Raid, South Anna Bridge)

1864-10-05

Battle of Allatoona, 1/3 of Union troops die repulsing South

1865-02-01

General Sherman's march through South Carolina begins

1867-05-01

Reconstruction of South begins, black voter registration

1867-06-22

Leopold Marquard, South African clergyman, missionary and educationist, 80

1867-08-01

Blacks vote for 1st time in a US state election in the South (Tenn)

1869-03-03

University of South Carolina opens to all races

1870-07-30

The Republic of Klipdrift is proclaimed by Transvaal President Andries Pretorius after the discovery of diamonds in South Africa in 1866 resulted in a flood of treasure hunters; ownership of the diamond fields was contested by the Boer republics

1870-08-17

Mrs Esther Morris becomes 1st US woman magistrate (South Pass, Wyoming)

1871-10-17

Great Britain annexes Griqualand South Africa

1871-11-28

Ku Klux Klan trials began in Federal District Court in South Carolina

1872-01-29

Francis L Cardoza elected State Treasurer of South Carolina

1872-03-11

Construction of the Seven Sisters Colliery, South Wales, begins; located on one of the richest coal sources in Britain.

1872-10-19

World's largest gold nugget (215 kg) found in New South Wales

1877-04-12

British annex Transvaal, in South Africa

1877-04-24

Last federal occupying troops withdraw from south (New Orleans)

1878-09-30

Great Flood hits New Zealand's South Island

1879-01-11

Zulu war against British colonial rule in South Africa begins

1879-01-22

Zulus attack British Army camp in Isandhlwana South Africa

1879-07-31

The first cable connection between South Africa and Europe is laid by the British electrical engineer Charles Tilston Bright as part of his project to link the British Empire with growing telecommunications technologies

1879-11-28

Battle at Lydenburg South Africa: Gen Wolseley beats Sekhukhenes Pedi-Zulu

1880-12-08

5,000 armed Boers gather in Paardekraal South-Africa

1880-12-16

Transvaal region declares itself as the Republic of South Africa

1881-03-04

South African president Kruger accepts ceasefire

1881-04-18

Natural History Museum opens in South Kensington, England

1882-06-06

The Shewan forces of Menelik defeat the Gojjame army in the Battle of Embabo. The Shewans capture Negus Tekle Haymanot of Gojjam, and heir victory leads to a Shewan hegemony over the territories south of the Abay River.

1882-08-07

Hatfields of south WV & McCoys of east Ky feud, 100 wounded or die

1883-01-02

Battle of Boschberg takes place in South Africa as part of the Mapoch War

1884-09-04

Britain ends its policy of penal transportation to New South Wales in Australia.

1886-06-13

King Ludwig II of Bavaria found dead in Lake Starnberg south of Munich at 11:30 PM at 40. Builder of palace of Neuschwanstein and patron of Wagner

1888-10-29

Lord Salisbury grants Cecil Rhodes charter for British South Africa Company

1889-03-12

Start of South Africa's 1st Test, v England, Port Elizabeth

1889-03-26

Bernard Tancred carries bat for 26* out of 47! South Africa v England

1889-03-26

Johnny Briggs took 15-26 (7-17 & 8-11) v South Africa at Newlands

1889-03-26

South Africa all out 47, then follow-on all out 43 v England

1889-11-02

North Dakota becomes 39th & South Dakota becomes 40th state in the United States

1890-02-14

1st NSW v South Australia 1st-class cricket game

1890-11-04

Prince of Wales opens first underground station at Stockwell, South London

1892-06-06

Chicago South Side Elevated Railroad opens (1st 3.6 miles)

1893-01-01

The railway line from Germiston to Pretoria, South Africa, is opened to traffic.

1894-01-01

South African Amateur Athletic Union is founded in Johannesburg.

1894-06-25

Boer leader Paul Kruger meets the British High Commissioner, Sir Henry Loch, on Pretoria station in South Africa and accompanies him to his hotel to discuss the grievances of the Uitlanders (Foreigners)

1894-06-28

The Natal Legislature plans to introduce the Indian Franchise Bill, South Africa

1895-07-08

Delagoa Bay Railway opens in South-Africa

1896-01-02

Battle at Doornkop, South Africa (Boers beat Dr Jamesons troops)

1896-01-16

Defeat of Cymru Fydd at South Wales Liberal Federation AGM, Newport, Monmouthshire.

1896-02-14

George Lohmann takes a hat-trick v South Africa, 8-7 for inning

1896-02-14

South Africa all out for 30 v England - their lowest ever

1896-02-24

Victoria all out for 43 vs South Australia, Jones 6-15 Jarvis 4-27

1896-03-02

George Lohmann takes 9-28 v South Africa at Johannesburg

1896-06-11

US Assay Office in Deadwood South Dakota authorized

1897-02-01

Shinhan Bank, the oldest bank in South Korea, opens in Seoul.

1897-07-16

The South African Committee, investigating the Jameson Raid releases its report finding that it was conducted almost implicitly through the support and encouragement of Cecil John Rhodes and the mining houses in the Transvaal

1898-04-20

US Assay Office in Deadwood, South Dakota opens

1899-04-04

South Africa all out 35 vs England (Trott 4-19, Haigh 6-11)

1899-09-08

British government sends an additional 10,000 troops to Natal South Africa

1899-09-17

1st British troops leave Bombay for South Africa

1899-10-09

1st British troops reaches Durban, South Africa

1899-10-09

South Africa President Kruger routes British authorities ultimatum

1899-10-11

South African Boers declare war on Great Britain

1899-10-12

South Africa Boer Republic declares war on Britain

1899-10-13

7000 lay-offs black mine workers of South Africa reach Natal

1899-10-14

Morning Post reporter Winston Churchill departs to South Africa

1899-10-22

British troops flee Dundee, Natal South Africa

1899-10-24

Battle at Rietfontein, South Africa: Boers vs British army

1899-12-10

-15] British "Black Week" due to defeats in South Africa

1899-12-10

Battle at Storm Berge South Africa - Boers vs British army

1899-12-15

Battle at Colenso, South Africa (Boers-British army)

1899-12-18

Field Marshal Lord Roberts appointed British supreme commander in South Africa

1899-12-23

British Field Marshall Lord Roberts departs Southampton to South Africa for the 2nd Boer War

1900-01-21

The second contingent of Canadian troops sails from Halifax to fight in South Africa against the Boers

1900-01-24

Battle of Tugela-Spionkop, South Africa (Boers vs British army)

1900-02-06

The Battle of Vaal Krantz, South Africa (Boers vs British army)

1900-02-15

British troops relieve Kimberly, South Africa, a city under siege by the Boers since October 1899, during the Boer War.

1900-02-22

Battle at Wynne's Hill, South-Africa (Boers vs British army)

1900-02-23

Battle at Hart's Hill, South-Africa (Boers vs British army)

1900-02-27

Boer General Cronjé surrenders to English in Pardenberg, South-Africa

1900-03-07

Battle at Poplar Grove South Africa, Pres Kruger flees

1900-03-10

Battle at Driefontein, South-Africa (Boers vs British army)

1900-03-17

In South Africa, British troops relieve Mafeking, besieged by the Boers since 13 October, 1899.

1900-03-27

Recognising that the war in South Africa is going to take a major commitment, Parliament passes the War Loan Act, calling for £35 million to support the fight against the Boers.

1900-05-26

British troops under Ian Hamilton attack the Vaal in South Africa

1900-05-27

Lord Roberts' army fights the Vaal in South Africa

1900-05-28

Paul Kruger, President of the Boer Republic of South Africa, flees its capital, Pretoria, and goes to Watervalboven to evade the advancing British.

1900-06-01

British army occupiers Pretoria South-Africa

1900-06-05

Pretoria, capital of the Boer Republic of South Africa, falls to the British led by General Buller

1900-08-30

Last 2,000 British prisoners in Nooitgedagt, South Africa, freed

1900-09-03

With a proclamation by General Lord Roberts, Britain annexes the Boer Republic of South Africa

1900-09-06

British General Buller occupies Lydenburg, South Africa

1900-09-10

20.3 cm rainfall at Elk Point, South Dakota (state record)

1900-09-15

A Boer delegation issues an appeal at the Hague, Netherlands, that the major powers intervene in the war in South Africa

1900-10-19

South African President Paul Kruger departs for Europe

1900-10-25

Great Britain annexes the former Boer South African Republic, renaming it the Transvaal Colony

1900-11-22

Paul Kruger, exiled President of the Boer Republic of South Africa, is given a popular welcome when he lands at Marseilles, France

1900-11-29

General Horatio Kitchener assumes command of the British forces in South Africa from General Lord Roberts

1900-12-01

Exiled South African president Paul Kruger visits Flanders and on the same day is declined a visit from the German Kaiser

1900-12-02

Exiled South African president Paul Kruger arrives in Germany, though the Kaiser refuses the meet him

1901-01-08

New South Wales score 918 all out vs South Australia in 560 minutes

1901-02-27

A General Committee of National Liberal Federation meets and adopts a resolution deploring the continuation of the war in South Africa and condemning the British Government's insistence on unconditional surrender by the Boers

1901-05-24

Seventy-eight miners die in the Caerphilly pit disaster in South Wales.

1901-07-16

The Fawcett Commission headed by Millicent Fawcett is established as a result of an outcry against the treatment of Afrikaners in concentration camps during the South African War

1901-07-25

Emily Hobhouse addresses public meetings in Britain on the concentration camps during the South African War

1902-01-10

Although it has professed neutrality in the Boer War, German Chancellor von Bulow joins others in attacking British actions in South Africa

1902-04-11

Battle at Rooiwal, South-Africa

1902-05-06

Zulu assault at Holkrantz South-Africa

1902-10-10

South Africa's president Paul Kruger visits Utrecht

1902-10-11

Commencement of 1st Test Cricket between South Africa & Australia

1903-08-15

The New Zealand All Blacks play their first Rugby Test Match against Australia's Wallabies at the Sydney Cricket Ground in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia; New Zealand wins, 22-3

1904-01-11

Herero people of South West Africa, now Namibia, begin uprising

1904-02-22

The United Kingdom sells a meteorological station on the South Orkney Islands to Argentina; the islands are subsequently claimed by the United Kingdom in 1908.

1904-03-18

1st performance of Edward Elgar's "In the South (Alassio)"

1904-04-21

Ty Cobb makes his pro debut for Augusta (South Atlantic League)

1904-05-30

The Japanese Army capture the City of Dairen after landing troops along the south coast of Manchuria

1904-06-22

Chinese laborers arrive in South Africa following a severe labor shortage

1905-01-26

World's largest diamond, the 3,106-carat Cullinan, is found in South Africa

1905-03-25

Confederate battle flags captured during the American Civil War are returned to South

1905-04-25

Whites win right to vote in South Africa

1905-12-11

120°F (49°C), Rivadavia, Argentina (South American record)

1906-01-01

The poll tax of £1 per head on all adult male inhabitants of Natal, South Africa, except indentured Indians and married Blacks, imposed by the Natal parliament in 1905, becomes payable.

1906-01-04

South Africa beat England by one wicket, their 1st Test win

1906-04-02

South Africa complete a 4-1 series drubbing of England

1906-09-11

Mahatma Gandhi coins the term "Satyagraha" to characterize the Non-Violence movement in South Africa.

1906-09-12

The Newport Transporter Bridge is opened in Newport, South Wales by Viscount Tredegar.

1906-09-16

Roald Amundsen discovers Magnetic South Pole

1907-02-26

Louis Botha Het Volk Party wins a majority in the election in Transvaal, South Africa

1907-06-01

-27°F (-33°C), Sarmiento, Argentina (South American record)

1908-04-20

Opening day of competition of the New South Wales Rugby League.

1909-01-09

Ernest Shackleton as part of the British Nimrod Expedition reaches a record farthest South latitude (88°23' south)

1909-01-16

British explorers David, Mawson & Mackay reach south magnetic pole as part of the Nimrod Expedition

1909-06-15

Representatives from England, Australia and South Africa meet at Lord's and form the Imperial Cricket Conference.

1909-09-02

King Edward VII signs South Africa Act

1909-09-20

The British Parliament passes the South Africa Act; it calls for union of Cape Colony, Natal, Orange River Colony, and Transvaal; and both English and Dutch as official languages

1910-02-26

Gandhi supports the African People's Organisations resolution to declare the day of arrival of the Prince of Wales in South Africa as a day of mourning in protest against the South Africa Acts disenfranchisement of Indians, Coloureds and Africans in the upcoming Union of South Africa

1910-04-27

Louis Botha and James Hertzog establish the moderate nationalists South African Party promising equality of Britons and Boers

1910-05-31

Cape of Good Hope becomes part of Union of South Africa

1910-05-31

Union of South Africa declares independence from UK

1910-06-13

William D Crum, a South Carolina physician, appointed minister to Liberia

1910-07-01

Union of South Africa becomes a dominion

1910-09-15

Boers & Afrikaners win 1st general elections in Union of South-Africa

1910-11-04

Start of South Africa's 1st F-C game in Aust (v S Aust). It rained

1911-01-01

South Australia transfers Northern Territory to federal government

1911-01-10

Trumper scored double cricket ton v South Africa, goes on to get 214

1911-01-13

South Africa's 1st win over Australia, at Adelaide

1911-03-13

The Colonial-Born and Settlers Indian Association is formed at a meeting in Durban, South Africa, and has at its aim to fight the infamous 3 poll tax

1911-06-22

King George V crowned king of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, Canada, Australia, South Africa, New Zealand, and all his realms and territories beyond the sea.

1911-10-20

Roald Amundsen sets out on race to South Pole

1911-10-24

Captain Robert Falcon Scott's expedition leaves Cape Evans for South Pole

1911-12-14

South Pole 1st reached, by Norwegian Roald Amundsen

1912-01-03

South Pacific RR offers to bring Liberty Bell to Exposition, free

1912-01-17

Robert Scott expedition arrives at South Pole, 1 month after Amundsen

1912-02-15

Fram reaches latitude 78° 41' S, farthest south ever by ship

1912-03-07

Roald Amundsen announces discovery of the South Pole

1912-03-29

Capt Robert Scott, storm-bound in a tent near South Pole, makes last entry in his diary "the end cannot be far"

1912-05-28

Jackie Matthews takes 2 cricket hat-tricks same day Aust v South Africa

1912-06-07

St Pius X encyclical "On Indians of South America"

1912-10-02

Gopal Krishna Gokhale, at invitation of Gandhi, arrives in South Africa on a 26-day tour; he also visits Tolstoy Farm

1913-01-02

Mahatma Gandhi leaves the Tolstoy Farm in Transvaal, South Africa.

1913-02-28

6.8-m, 4000-kg elephant seal killed, South Georgia (S Atlantic)

1913-03-14

South African Supreme Court declares that marriages not celebrated according to Christian rites and/or not registered by the Registrar of Marriages, are invalid; all Moslem and Hindu marriages are therefore declared invalid

1913-06-14

The South African Government pass the Immigration Act, which restricts the entry and free movement of Asians; it leads to widespread agitation and rioting by resident Indians, led by Gandhi

1913-06-16

South African Government pass the segregationist Native Land Act, which restricts purchase or lease of land by native Africans

1913-06-19

Natives Land Act, Act No 27, passed in South Africa: confines Africans to hopelessly overcrowded reserves and deprives them of rights to purchase land outside the native reserves

1913-07-25

A meeting in Johannesburg, called by the South African Native National Congress, now African National Congress, is attended by a large number of people from South Africa, Botswana, Lesotho, and Swaziland

1913-09-02

Amsterdam reroutes sewage of canals to South Seas

1913-09-22

The first batch of Indian passive resisters, consisting of 12 men and 4 women (including Mrs. Kasturba Gandhi) are arrested at Volksrust and imprisoned in Pietermaritzburg, South Africa

1913-09-23

Women protests take place in the Free State, South Africa, led by Charlotte Maxeke, resisting government attempts to impose passes on women; passes are burnt in front of the municipal offices

1913-11-06

Mohandas K Gandhi arrested for leading Indian miners march in South Africa

1913-12-30

Barnes takes 17 wickets vs South Africa (8-56 & 9-103)

1914-01-20

The first group of Transvaal Indian women satyagrahis are released from Pietermaritzburg Prison in South Africa after three months imprisonment

1914-06-30

Mahatma Gandhi's 1st arrest after campaigning for Indian rights in South Africa

1914-07-18

Gandhi leaves South Africa after successfully leading campaigns of Passive Resistance

1914-08-15

The first large public gathering of Boers in South Africa who do not want to support Britain in a war against Germany; British authorities will try to repress this movement, but discontent spreads

1914-09-18

South African troops land in German South West Africa

1914-09-22

Louis Botha, premier of the Union of South Africa, assumes command of the armed forced after having dismissed General Beyers because of his resistance to aiding British in the war against Germany

1914-10-13

Pro-German Boers begin opposition to British authority in South Africa

1915-03-05

World War I: The LZ 33, a zeppelin, is damaged by enemy fire and stranded south of Ostend.

1915-06-21

Anti-British revolt in South Africa ends with arrest of General De Law

1915-07-09

Germany surrenders South West Africa to Union of South Africa

1915-07-10

British/South African troops march into German SW-Africa

1915-08-05

The Latin-American Conference Convenes in Washington, with representatives from leading South American nations joining the US to discuss conditions in Mexico

1918-07-14

Dutch government reclaims South seas

1919-01-07

The Industrial and Commercial Workers` Union of South Africa is founded, led by Clements Kadalie

1919-05-06

Paris Peace Conference disposes of German colonies; Ger E Africa is assigned to Britain & France, German SW Africa to South Africa

1919-08-28

General John Smuts becomes premier of South Africa

1920-02-04

1st flight from London to South Africa takes-off (lasts 1½ months)

1920-03-20

1st flight from London to South Africa lands (took 1½ months)

1920-03-28

Palm Sunday tornado outbreak of 1920 affects the Great Lakes region and Deep South states.

1920-10-10

Italy annexes South Tirol (Alto Adige)

1920-10-23

African demonstrators shot in Port Elizabeth, South Africa

1920-12-07

NSW make 802 against South Australia, then Mailey takes 8-81

1920-12-17

South Africa receives League of Nations mandate over SW Africa

1921-03-03

The Asiatic Inquiry Commission, est. by the South African Government, proposes a system of voluntary repatriation and segregation of Indians and prohibit Indians from buying agricultural land in a specified area along the coast

1921-03-05

The Durban Land Alienation Ordinance passes, enabling the Durban City Council to exclude Indians from ownership or occupation of property in white areas, South Africa

1921-06-20

At the Imperial Conference in London, V.S. Srinivasa Sastri, the Indian representative, puts forward a case for the granting of full citizenship rights to Indians in South Africa and other British colonies; the South African Prime Minister, General J.C. Smuts, opposes Sastris resolution, claiming that he cannot grant the franchise to Indians while withholding it from Blacks

1921-06-30

The South African Reserve Bank is established.

1921-07-30

The Communist Party of South Africa (CPSA) forms; the party changed its name to the South African Communist Party (SACP) in 1953, after it had been forced underground

1921-11-21

The trial of the accused of the Bulhoek Massacre commences in South Africa

1921-12-16

The Communist Party of South Africa (CPSA) calls for a united front in a pass burning campaign on Dingaan's Day

1922-01-01

Coal miners in the Transvaal, South Africa, embark on a strike in response to a wage cut, which quickly escalated into a large-scale revolt against the government, known as the Rand Rebellion.

1922-03-10

State of siege proclaimed during mine strike Johannesburg South Africa

1922-04-22

South Ossetian Autonomous Region forms in Georgian SSR

1922-12-16

NSW all out for 786 against South Australia Cricket

1923-05-31

The South African Indian Congress (SAIC) forms in Durban, South Africa, with Omar Hajee Amod Jhaveri as President.

1923-09-12

Britain takes over Southern Rhodesia from British South Africa Co

1924-01-27

The Natal Indian Congress and the Natal Indian Association jointly organise a mass meeting in Durban, South Africa in opposition to the Class Areas Bill

1924-02-15

A deputation for the South African Indian Congress (SAIC) meets with the Minister of the Interior, Sir Patrick Duncan, and presents him with a memorandum setting out their objections concerning the Class Areas Bill

1924-03-09

South Slavia aproves Italy's annexation of Fiume (Rijeka)

1924-04-01

Crown takes over Northern Rhodesia from British South Africa Co

1924-04-08

South African State pass the Industrial Conciliation Act No 11: the act provided for job reservation, excluded blacks from membership of registered trade unions,and prohibited registration of black trade unions

1924-06-14

Test Cricket debuts of Herbert Sutcliffe & Maurice Tate v South Africa

1924-06-16

South Africa all out 30 v England in 48 minutes, Gilligan 6-7

1924-06-28

Test cricket umpire debut for Frank Chester, v South Africa at Lord's

1924-06-30

England score 2-503 in day's play v South Africa at Lord's

1924-10-28

M.de Bruin, a quarry man and miner, discovers an infant fossil skull in a lime quarry in Taung, South Africa. Popularly known as the Taung child, Paleoanthropologist Raymond Dart identifies the fossil as a new hominin species called Australopithecus africanus (The Southern Africa Ape).

1925-05-05

Afrikaans is established as an official language in South Africa.

1925-06-16

The Union Government rejects a round-table conference with India on the grounds that it will constitute interference in South African affairs

1926-02-11

Tokelau (Union) Islands in South Pacific transfers to NZ

1926-07-18

The South Africa author and journalist, Herman Charles Bosman, shoots and kills his stepbrother David Russell during a quarrel

1926-08-22

Gold discovered in Johannesburg, South Africa

1927-06-30

US Assay Office in Deadwood, South Dakota closes

1927-12-16

Cricket 1st-class debut of Don Bradman, NSW v South Australia

1929-01-05

Coup by King Alexander in South Slavia

1929-11-28

Adm Richard E Byrd makes 1st South Pole flight

1929-11-29

Lt Cmdr Richard E Byrd sends "My calculations indicate that we have reached vicinity of South Pole" (He was wrong)

1930-03-04

Terrible floods ransack Languedoc and the surrounds in south-west France, resulting in twelve departments being submerged by water and causing the death of over 700 people.

1930-05-19

White women win voting rights in South Africa

1930-12-18

Bradman scores 258 NSW v South Aust, 289 mins, 37 fours

1931-09-19

Japanese troops conquer Mukden, South Manchuria

1931-09-30

Start of "Die Voortrekkers" youth movement for Afrikaners in Bloemfontein, South Africa.

1931-11-17

Bradman scores 135 NSW v South Africa, 128 mins, 15 fours

1931-11-28

Bradman scores 226, the 1st Test Cricket century at Gabba, v South Africa

1931-12-07

Bradman scores 219 NSW v South Africa, 234 mins, 15 fours

1931-12-11

Statute of Westminster gives complete legislative independence to Canada, Australia, NZ, South Africa, Ireland, Newfndlnd

1931-12-19

Bradman scores 112 Australia v South Africa at cricket SCG

1932-01-04

Bradman scores 167 for Australia v South Africa at the MCG

1932-01-29

Test debut of Bill O'Reilly, vs South Africa at Adelaide

1932-01-30

Grimmett 7-116 in South Africa 1st innings at Adelaide Oval

1932-02-01

Bradman makes 299* vs South Africa, runs out partner going for 300th

1932-02-02

Grimmett takes 14 wickets v South Africa (7-116 & 7-83)

1932-02-14

South Africa all out for 36 in 1st innings v Aust (Ironmonger 5-6)

1932-02-15

Aust beat South Africa in cricket by an inn in 5 hrs 53 min playing time

1932-05-28

Dam closed, at current monument (South Seas)

1932-09-20

Dutch South Seas rebaptized in IJsselmeer

1934-07-10

1st sitting US president to visit South America, FDR in Colombia

1935-12-14

Test Cricket debut of "Chuck" Fleetwood-Smith v South Africa, Durban

1935-12-18

Bradman scores 117 in his 1st Shield cricket match for South Australia

1936-01-04

Grimmett becomes world record wicket taker with no 190 v South Africa

1936-02-17

-58°F (-50°C), McIntosh, South Dakota (state record)

1936-03-03

Grimmett ends his Test career with 13 wkts in 5th Test v South Africa

1936-07-05

120°F (49°C), Gannvalley, South Dakota (state record)

1937-12-20

Bill O'Reilly takes 9-41 for NSW against South Australia

1937-12-21

O'Reilly completes 14-98 for cricket match, NSW v South Aust

1938-01-08

Bradman scores 107 for South Australia v Qld (1st innings)

1938-01-18

Bradman scores 104* for South Australia v NSW at the SCG

1938-06-08

Gert Terblanche, a local school boy, discovers fossils of an unknown 'robust-type' human ancestor, later named Paranthropus robustus by Robert Broom, at Kromdraai, Blaauwbank River Valley in South Africa

1938-07-01

The South African Press Association (SAPA) is established as a non-governmental institution by South Africa's major newspapers to facilitate the sharing of news, both national and international

1938-08-08

Great Trek Centenary Celebrations commence; the Great Trek was a migration involving Boers leaving the Cape Colony and settling in the interior of South Africa

1938-12-16

Bradman scores 143 South Aust v NSW, 11 fours 91 singles

1938-12-23

Discovery of the first modern coelacanth in South Africa.

1938-12-26

Bradman scores 225 South Aust v Qld before Christ gets him out

1938-12-26

Tom Goddard takes a cricket hat-trick for England v South Africa

1938-12-28

Paul Gibb scores 106 on Test Cricket debut v South Africa

1939-03-14

England draw with South Africa at Durban on the 10th day

1939-07-09

A meeting of 6,000 Indians, held at the Indian Sports Ground in Johannesburg South Africa, launch the Passive Resistance Campaign against apartheid and racial policy in South Africa

1939-09-03

WWII: Britain declares war on Germany after invasion of Poland. France follows 6 hours later quickly joined by Australia, New Zealand, South Africa & Canada

1939-09-06

South Africa declares war on Nazi-Germany

1939-12-22

Bradman scores 138 in South Australia's 7-821 v Queensland

1939-12-23

South Australia score 7-821 against Queensland

1940-02-13

Bradman scores 209* in 161 minutes for South Aust at the WACA

1940-06-22

About 10,000 Afrikaner women march to the union buildings in protest of South Africa's involvement in WWII

1940-12-09

South Australia all out for 47 v NSW, O'Reilly 5-11

1941-10-25

Winston Churchill routes "Forces South" to SE Asia

1942-02-09

Japanese troops land near Makassar, South Celebes

1942-02-15

Japanese troops march into Palembang, South Sumatra

1942-05-16

1st transport of British/Dutch prisoners to South Burma

1942-10-16

Cyclone in Bay of Bengal kills some 40,000 south of Calcutta India

1942-12-12

German offensive in South Western Stalingrad

1943-04-06

British offensive at Wadi Akarit, South-Tunisia

1943-04-07

British/US troops make contact at Wadi Akarit, South-Tunisia

1943-06-11

British invades Pantelleria (a tiny island south of Sicily)

1943-09-04

British 8th Army lands at Taranto, South Italy

1944-04-13

South Carolina rejects black suffrage

1944-07-28

Hitler routes 4 division of South France to Normandy

1944-10-29

Cabadese 2nd Infantry division frees Goes South-Beveland

1944-12-01

Mail routing resumes in free South Netherlands

1945-01-12

US Task Force 38 destroys 41 Jap ships in Battle of South China Sea

1945-03-24

US minesweepers reach Kerama Retto, South coast of Okinawa

1945-07-14

Battleship USS South Dakota is 1st US ship to bombard Japan

1945-09-09

Japanese in South Korea, Taiwan, China, Indochina surrender to Allies

1946-06-22

Speaking at a prayer meeting in New Delhi, Gandhi calls on the South African government to stop 'hooliganism' by Whites

1946-06-23

In South Africa, a group of white men attack and assault Indian Passive Resisters

1946-11-12

Walt Disney's "Song Of South" released

1946-11-19

Bradman scores 119 South Australia v Victoria, 183 mins, 8 fours

1946-11-23

The Workers Party of South Korea is founded.

1946-12-21

Earthquake in South Japan, kills 1,086

1947-01-10

Greek steamer "Himara" strikes a wartime mine in Saronic Gulf south of Athens with loss of 392 of 637 aboard

1947-03-20

180 tonne blue whale (record) caught in South Atlantic

1947-06-23

Compton & Bill Edrich make 370 stand for 3rd wkt v South Africa

1948-05-26

South Africa elects a nationalist government under D.F. Malan with an apartheid policy

1948-07-17

Proclamation of constitution of Republic of (South) Korea

1948-07-20

Syngman Rhee elected President of South Korea

1948-08-15

Republic of Korea (South Korea) proclaimed (National Day)

1948-09-01

Bradman scores 143 Aust v South of England, 17 fours 1 six

1948-12-28

The DC-3 airliner NC16002 disappears 50 miles south of Miami, Florida.

1949-01-14

Black/Indian race rebellion in Durban, South Africa; 142 die

1949-01-27

Chinese liner "Taiping" collides with a collier off south China

1949-03-09

England beat South Africa by scoring 174 runs in 94 minutes

1949-04-07

"South Pacific" opens at Majestic Theater NYC for 1928 performances

1949-06-29

South Africa begins implementing apartheid; no mixed marriages

1949-07-08

The Prohibition of Mixed Marriages Act, Act No 55 prohibiting marriage or a sexual relationship between White people and people of other race groups is passed in South Africa

1950-04-09

4th Tony Awards: Cocktail Party & South Pacific win

1950-04-24

Independent republic of South Molukkas declared

1950-04-27

South Africa passes Group Areas Act segregating races

1950-05-01

Pulitzer prize awarded to Rodgers & Hammerstein (South Pacific)

1950-05-02

Dutch PM Malan recognizes South-Africa but not China People's Republic

1950-06-13

South African parliament accept "Groups Area Act"

1950-06-25

Korean conflict begins; North Korea invades South Korea

1950-06-27

US sends 35 military advisers to South Vietnam

1950-06-27

North Koreans troop reach Seoul, UN asks members to aid South Korea, Harry Truman orders Air Force & Navy into Korean conflict

1950-06-27

South Africa heeds United Nations call to assist Korea

1950-06-28

North Korean forces capture Seoul, South Korea in opening phase of the Korean War

1950-06-30

US Gen MacArthur visits front in South Korea/asks for US troops

1950-07-01

1st 407 US soldiers flown to South Korea

1950-07-17

Indonesian troops land on Buru, South-Molukka

1950-07-17

Suppression of Communism Act comes into force in South Africa

1950-09-15

During Korean conflict, UN forces land at Inchon in South Korea

1950-09-15

UN lands at Inchon to drive North Korean troops out of the south

1950-09-26

UN troops in Korean War recapture South Korean capital of Seoul

1950-10-01

South Korean troops cross the 38th parallel into North Korea

1950-10-03

Indonesian army opens assault on Ambon, South Moluccas

1950-10-26

South Korean troops reach Chosan at Chinese boundary

1950-11-18

South Korea President Syngman Rhee forced to end mass executions

1950-12-28

Chinese troops cross 38th Parallel, into South Korea

1951-05-31

Netherlands & South Africa sign cultural accord

1951-06-18

In South Africa, the Suppression of Communism Act commences.

1952-03-21

31 storms crosses 6 states killing 340 in South-Central US

1952-03-24

Great demonstrations against apartheid in South Africa

1952-06-26

Nelson Mandela & 51 others infringe South Africa curfew

1952-08-08

Syngman Ree re-elected president of South-Korea

1952-11-04

Earthquake & flood strike Kamshatka-South America

1952-12-14

Uprising of captives in Pongam South Korea, 82 die

1952-12-21

WSBT TV channel 22 in South Bend, IN (CBS) begins broadcasting

1953-03-11

American B-47 accidentally drops a nuclear bomb 15,000 feet on Mars Bluff, South Carolina; it created a crater 75 feet acrosss, but the nuclear core did not detonate, due to 6 safety catches

1953-04-15

Malans National Party wins South African elections

1953-06-09

South African premier Malan visits Netherlands

1953-07-15

ANC members, Walter Sisulu and Duma Nokwe leave South Africa and go overseas under false names

1953-08-08

US & South Korea initial a mutual security pact

1954-01-16

"South Pacific" closes at Majestic Theater NYC after 1928 performances

1954-03-15

WSJV TV channel 28 in Elkhart-South Bend, IN (ABC) begins broadcasting

1954-06-28

111°F (44°C) at Camden, South Carolina (state record)

1954-07-12

ANC President Albert Luthuli banned by South African Minister of Justice from attending public gatherings and confined to the magisterial district of Lower Tugela, Natal

1954-07-20

Armistice for Indo-China signed, Vietnam separates into North & South

1954-07-21

At Geneva, France agrees to independence of North & South Vietnam

1954-08-01

In South Africa, The Natives Resettlement Act empowers the Government to remove Africans from any area within and next to the magisterial district of Johannesburg; less than a year after the Act was passed Sophiatown residents were forcefully removed to Meadowlands in Soweto

1954-10-24

Dwight D. Eisenhower pledges United States support to South Vietnam

1954-11-30

John Strydom succeeds Malan as premier of South Africa

1955-02-19

South East Asia Collective Defense Treaty goes into effect

1955-06-09

Test Cricket debut of Ken Barrington, v South Africa at Trent Bridge

1955-06-26

Freedom Charter signed in South Africa

1955-07-15

WNDU TV channel 16 in South Bend, IN (NBC) begins broadcasting

1955-11-09

UN disapproves of South Africa's apartheid politics

1956-04-25

Noel Coward's musical "South Sea Bubble" premieres in London

1956-07-10

Solomon Kalushi Mahlangu, Mamelodi, east of Pretoria, South Africa, a soldier of Umkhonto we Sizwe (MK), the armed wing of the ANC

1956-08-09

South African women demonstrate against pass laws

1956-08-17

One of the largest demonstrations in South Africa's history, 20,000 women marched to Pretoria's Union Buildings to present petition against carrying of passes by women to the Prime Minister

1956-10-31

Rear Adm GJ Dufek becomes 1st American to land an airplane at South Pole

1957-05-22

South Africa government approves race separation in universities

1957-12-23

Test Cricket debut for Wally Grout & Bobby Simpson v South Africa

1958-01-03

Edmund Hillary reaches South Pole overland

1958-01-03

Lindsay Kline takes a hat-trick v South Africa at Cape Town

1958-02-08

Edgar Whitehead succeeds Garfield Todd as premier of South Rhodesia

1958-03-14

South Africa government prohibits the African National Congress

1958-05-19

South Pacific soundtrack album goes to #1 & stays #1 for 31 weeks

1958-08-27

US performs nuclear test at South Atlantic Ocean

1958-09-02

Hendrik Verwoerd appointed PM of South Africa

1958-10-01

Britain transfers Christmas Island (south of Java) to Australia

1959-06-16

In South Africa, Apartheid government efforts to remove Black people from Cato Manor close to the Durban city center to Kwa Mashu, a newly established black township on the outskirts, is met with violent resistance.

1959-08-12

Progressive Party under John Steytler forms in South Africa

1959-11-17

De Beers firm of South Africa announces synthetic diamond

1960-01-01

A photograph of a 13 year-old South African boy in a torn vest appears in the front page of the London Labour paper, the Daily Herald. According to the Native Labour Regulation Act, it was an offence to employ a Native in a mine under the age of 18 years.

1960-01-21

Rock falls traps 437 at Coalbrook, South Africa; 417 die of methane poisoning

1960-03-21

Sharpeville Massacre: Police kill 72 in South Africa & outlaws ANC

1960-04-09

South African premier Verwoerd wounded in battle

1960-04-24

Heavy earthquake strikes South Persia, 500 killed

1960-04-27

South Korean President Syngman Rhee resigns

1960-05-04

1st great Delta dam closes, North-South Beveland

1960-06-06

South Africa police kills 11 Pondo's at Nqusa Hill

1960-06-24

Geoff Griffin takes a hat-trick South Africa v England Lord's

1960-06-25

South Africa beats New Zealand 13-0 in the first rugby test of the series in Johannesburg

1960-08-08

South Kasai secedes from the Congo.

1960-08-08

Charges against 53 of the 76 Africans detained after the Sharpeville massacre in South Africa are dropped

1960-11-12

Coup against South Vietnam pres Ngo Dinh Diem fails

1961-03-15

South Africa withdrews from British Commonwealth

1961-03-17

South Africa leaves British Commonwealth

1961-04-13

UN General Assembly condemns South-Africa's apartheid

1961-05-04

South-Africa ANC-leader John Nkadimeng arrested

1961-05-31

Union of South Africa becomes a republic, leaves Commonwealth

1961-06-27

Ghana imposes a total ban on exports to South Africa and South West Africa

1961-06-29

The International Labour Organisation (ILO) calls for South Africa's withdrawal at the Geneva Conference in protest of the racial policies of the South African government

1961-08-24

Former South African nazi leader Johannes Vorster becomes South Africa's minister of justice

1961-10-09

Volcanic eruptions on Tristan de Cunha (South Atlantic)

1961-10-18

Emergency crisis proclaimed in South Vietnam due to communist attack

1961-11-16

US President Kennedy decides to increase military aid to South Vietnam without committing US combat troops

1961-11-18

JFK sends 18,000 military advisors to South Vietnam

1961-12-08

South Africa v NZ, Durban debuts for Eddie Barlow & Peter Pollock

1961-12-11

JFK provides US miltary helicopters & crews to South Vietnam

1962-02-27

South-Vietnam pres Ngo Dinh Diem's palace bombed, 1st US killed

1962-03-09

US advisors in South-Vietnam join the fight

1962-06-15

South Africa passes a bill setting death penalty for many crimes

1962-06-27

In South Africa, the General Law Amendment Act (Sabotage Act) No 76 commences, increasing the state president's power to declare organisations unlawful and to add further restrictions to banning orders

1962-08-04

Nelson Mandela captured by South African police

1962-11-06

UN General Assembly adopts resolution condemning South Africa

1963-06-25

South Africa worker's union leader Curnick Ndlovu arrested

1963-06-25

Curnick Ndlovu, South African Trade Unionist and African National Congress Leader, is arrested

1963-06-30

International Labour Organisation excludes South Africa from its two-day meeting because of its apartheid policies

1963-07-06

South African workers' union leader Billy Nair arrested

1963-07-11

South-African ANC Walter Sisulu/Andrew Mlangeni/Govan Mbeki arrested

1963-07-13

Indian government announces it will cut last remaining links with South Africa by refusing landing facilities to South African aircraft

1963-07-18

The United Nations Special Committee on Apartheid releases its second interim report pressing for international sanctions against South Africa, particularly the supply of arms, ammunition and petroleum

1963-08-11

Four ANC political detainees escape from Pretoria Central prison in South Africa

1963-10-20

South Africa begins trial of Nelson Mandela & 8 others on conspiracy

1963-12-07

Ian Meckiff no-balled for throwing against the South Africans

1963-12-17

Tsjoi Doo Sun forms government in South Korea

1964-01-30

Military coup of Gen Nguyen Khanh in South Vietnam

1964-06-12

Nelson Mandela is sentenced to life in prison in South Africa

1964-06-23

Gen Maxwell Taylor appointed US ambassador in South Vietnam

1964-06-24

In South Africa, the 90-Days Act commences, providing for any person to be detained, without trial, for 90 days; further, the person could be re-arrested under the same law for another 90 days

1964-08-18

South Africa banned from Olympic Games because of apartheid policies

1964-10-04

3 cars of a commuter train derails in South Africa killing 81

1964-10-30

Tran Van Huong appointed premier of South Vietnam

1964-11-17

British Labour Party installs weapon embargo against South Africa

1965-01-06

Geoff Boycott takes 3-47 against South Africa, his best Test bowling

1965-01-26

South Vietnam milt coup under general Nguyen Khanh

1965-04-01

South Africa worker's union leader Henry Fazzie sentenced to 10 years

1965-05-05

1st large-scale US Army ground units arrive in South Vietnam

1965-05-16

Bomb destroys USAF base Bien Hoa South Vietnam

1965-06-12

South Vietnam Gen Nguyen Cao Ky succeeds Phan Huy Quat as premier

1965-06-15

South Africa begins economic boycott of Dutch products

1965-07-03

Harold Strachan, member of the Communist Party of South Africa and Umkhonto we Sizwe, the armed wing of the African National Congress, is served with a restriction order in terms of the Suppression of Communism Act

1965-12-01

South Africa government says children of white fathers are white

1966-01-26

The Beaumont Children go missing from Glenelg Beach near Adelaide, South Australia.

1966-03-17

South Africa government bans Defense & Aid Fund

1966-05-01

Radio RSA, South Africa begins shortwave transmitting

1966-05-13

US Federal education funding is denied to 12 school districts in the South because of violations of the 1964 Civil Rights Act

1966-05-15

South Vietnamese army battle Buddhists, about 80 die

1966-05-26

Buddhist sets himself on fire at US consulate in Hué, South Vietnam

1966-06-22

South African Bishop Alphaeus Hamilton Zulu, is refused a passport and thus permission to attend an international church conference by the South African government

1966-07-16

Number of banned persons in South Africa totals 936; the individuals are banned under various laws, most prominently the Suppression of Communism and Riotous Assembly Acts

1966-08-03

South African government bans Beatle records

1966-08-08

South Arican Broadcasting bans Beatles (Lennon's anti-Jesus remark)

1966-08-15

Radio Free Asia (South Korea) begins radio transmission

1966-09-13

Johannes Balthazar Vorster sworn in as premier of South Africa

1966-10-01

West Coast Airlines Flight 956 crashes with eighteen fatal injuries and no survivors 5.5 miles south of Wemme, Oregon. This accident marks the first loss of a DC-9.

1966-10-21

144 die as a coal waste landslide engulfed a school in Aberfan, South Wales

1966-10-27

UN deprives South Africa of Namibia

1967-03-01

Queen Elizabeth Hall (South Bank Center) opens in London

1967-05-23

Government bans submarines near South Africa

1967-08-08

Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore & Thailand meet to form Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN)

1967-09-03

Nguyen Van Thieu elected President of South Vietnam under a new constitution

1967-10-27

NLF leaves People's Republic of South-Yemen

1967-10-31

Nguyen Van Thieu took oath of office as 1st President of South Vietnam 2nd Rep

1967-11-05

US troops conquer Loc Ninh South Vietnam

1967-11-29

British troops withdraw from Aden and South Yemen

1967-12-03

1st human heart transplant performed (Dr Christian Barnard, South Africa)

1968-03-01

Pirate Radio Atlantis South (England) begins test transmitting

1968-03-15

Uprising in South Yemen

1968-03-20

Military intervene in South-Yemen (leftist ministers resign)

1968-07-29

Gram Parsons refuses to play with the Byrds in South Africa

1969-06-02

Australian aircraft carrier HMAS Melbourne slices US destroyer USS Frank E Evans in half, killing 74 (South Vietnam)

1969-06-30

In South Africa, General Laws Amendment Bill is passed; the Bill contains far-reaching provisions and restrictions affecting the administration of justice and the disclosure of evidence

1970-01-01

The University College of Zululand, formerly affiliated to the University of South Africa, attains full academic autonomy as the University of Zululand.

1970-01-22

Test debut of Barry Richards, South Africa v Australia, Cape Town

1970-02-05

Test Cricket debut of John Traicos, South Africa v Australia, Durban

1970-02-11

John Lennon pays £1,344 fines for 96 protesting South African rugby team playing in Scotland

1970-03-10

South Africa complete 4-0 series drubbing of Australia

1970-04-02

2 men begin ascent of south face of Annapurna I, highest final stage in a wall climb in world

1970-04-29

50,000 US & South Vietnamese troops invade Cambodia

1970-05-15

South-Africa excluded from Olympic play

1970-05-27

British expedition climbs south face of Annapurna I

1970-08-13

Pamphlet bombs which scatter revolutionary African National Congress propaganda leaflets explode in Cape Town, Johannesburg, Durban and Port Elizabeth, South Africa

1970-08-19

The Chinese Community in South Africa is granted 'White' status

1970-11-16

South Vietnamese Vice President Nguyen Cao Ky defends operations in Cambodia because communist forces could overrun South Vietnam "within 24 hours" if troops operating there were withdrawn

1970-12-01

Independent People's Republic of South Yemen renames itself as People's Democratic Republic of Yemen

1971-02-08

South Vietnamese troops invade Laos

1971-02-13

12,000 South Vietnamese troops cross into Laos

1971-03-03

South African Broadcasting Corp lifts its ban on the Beatles

1971-03-03

Winnie Mandela sentenced to 1 year in jail in South Africa

1971-03-14

South Vietnamese troops flee Laos

1971-03-31

South Africa national debt hits 5.45 billion

1971-06-08

North Vietnam demands US end aid to South Vietnam

1971-06-21

Intl Court of Justice asks South-Africa to pull out of Namibia

1971-06-22

a Pretoria court rules that the former leader of the banned Pan Africanist Congress (PAC), Robert Sobukwe, will not be allowed to use his exit permit to leave South Africa for his studies in the United States.

1972-01-01

Policewomen are enlisted as full members of South African Police Force for the first time.

1972-01-17

Section of Memphis' Highway 51 South renamed Elvis Presley Blvd

1972-03-30

North Vietnamese troops enter South Vietnam

1972-05-04

Vietcong forms revolutionary government in Quang Tri South Vietnam

1972-05-10

Overloaded South Korean bus plunges into reservoir, killing 77

1972-06-01

Tswanaland becomes Bophuthatswana in South Africa

1972-06-24

Danie Malan, South African athlete, sets a new world record in the 1000m event in Munich

1972-07-03

Themba Sono is forced to resign as president of South African Student Organisation (SASO)

1972-07-12

Twelve years after the banning of the ANC and Pan Africanist Congress, a new political movement, the Black People Convention is formed after a three day long conference in Pietermaritzburg, South Africa

1972-09-30

Passenger train derails killing 48 (Rust Stasie South Africa)

1972-11-11

US Army turns over Long Bihn base to South Vietnamese army

1973-01-22

US, North & South Vietnam & Vietcong sign boundary accord

1973-02-27

American Indian Movement occupy Wounded Knee in South Dakota

1973-03-30

Ellsworth Bunker resigns as US ambassador to South Vietnam

1973-11-23

Arab summit conference adopts open and secret resolutions on the use of the oil weapons; embargo extended to Portugal, Rhodesia, and South Africa

1974-01-01

With effect from this date the New Zealand government terminates all tariff preferences previously granted to South Africa.

1974-04-03

The Super Outbreak : tornadoes in the east, south & midwest United States killed approximately 315 people, with nearly 5,500 injured

1974-06-01

Arab oil ministers decide to end most restrictions on exports of oil to the United States but continue embargo against the Netherlands, Portugal, South Africa, and Rhodesia

1974-07-07

New Zealand imposes a blanket ban on sports teams from South Africa

1974-08-15

South Korean President Park Chung-Hee escapes assassination

1974-11-02

78 die when the Time Go-Go Club in Seoul, South Korea burns down. Six of the victims jumped to their deaths from the seventh floor after a club official barred the doors after the fire started.

1974-11-07

63rd Davis Cup: South Africa beats India in (w/o)

1974-11-12

South Africa suspended from UN General Assembly over racial policies

1975-03-12

Vietcong conquer Ban me Thuot South Vietnam

1975-04-21

Last South Vietnam President Nguyen Van Thieu resigns after 10 years

1975-04-28

South-Vietnam Gen Duong Van Minh sworn in as president till April 30

1975-05-19

Farm truck packed with wedding party struck by a train, killing 66 in truck, 40 miles south of Poona, India

1975-06-06

Provisional Revolutionary Government of South Vietnam established

1975-06-26

Two FBI agents and a member of the American Indian Movement are killed in a shootout on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in South Dakota; Leonard Peltier is later convicted of the murders in a controversial trial.

1975-06-28

The South African rugby team beats France 33-18 in Pretoria

1975-07-27

The British government closes its consulate in Angola following increasing fighting between the Popular Movement for the Liberation of Angola and South African troops

1975-08-11

US vetoes proposed admission of North & South Vietnam to UN

1975-08-20

Il-62 crashes south of Damascus, Syria, killing 126

1975-10-23

Battle between Cuba & South Africa troops in Angola

1975-11-22

Drummuckavall Ambush: 3 British Army soldiers are killed and one captured when the Provisional Irish Republican Army attack a watchtower in South Armagh, North Ireland

1975-12-02

7 South Moluccans hijack train at Wijster Drente, 3 killed

1975-12-04

6 South Molukkans occupy Indonesian consulate in The Hague, 1 dead

1976-01-05

Kingsmill massacre: in retaliation for the Reavey and O'Dowd killings, the South Armagh Republican Action Force shoot dead 10 Protestant civilians after stopping their minibus at Kingsmill, County Armagh

1976-03-12

South African troops leave Angola

1976-06-11

Anti-apartheid advocate Dumisa Ntsebeza arrested in South Africa

1976-06-16

Students in Soweto, South Africa, march against the use of Afrikaans as a medium of instruction in Black secondary schools.

1976-06-24

A Principal's office in Hlengisi Primary, Nyanga, outside Cape Town, South Africa, is burnt down; part of the broader resistance against the oppressive new Bantu Education policy of Afrikaans as a teaching medium in their schools

1976-06-25

The Soweto Uprising in South Africa leaves 174 blacks and two whites dead following 10 days of rioting

1976-06-27

In South Africa, the National President of the Black People's Convention, Kenneth Hlaku Rachidi, declares that riots in Soweto have lead to a new era of political consciousness

1976-07-02

Formal reunification of North & South Vietnam

1976-08-11

Race riot in Cape Town, South Africa; 17 die

1976-08-13

South Africa pledges support for a negotiated settlement in Rhodesia

1976-09-23

South Africa decides to allow multi-racial teams to represent them

1976-10-26

Transkei gains independence, not recognized outside of South Africa

1976-11-09

UN General Assembly condemns apartheid in South Africa

1976-12-28

Winnie Mandela banished in South Africa

1977-04-27

Bloody riots in Soweto South Africa

1977-06-10

International Labour Organisation and United Nations meet to discuss apartheid in South Africa and potential actions to prevent further violence and state repression.

1977-06-23

Violence erupts in Soweto, South Africa, again and the police make at least 146 arrests

1977-06-28

The United Party, main political opposition party in South Africa, is formally disbanded by the majority faction after members leave the party to join other new political parties

1977-06-29

South Africa opposition party, the New Republic Party (NRP), is formed after the integration of the United Party (UP) and Democratic Party (DP)

1977-07-26

The 'Committee of 10' formed by prominent Soweto residents, issues a programme for the election of a new community board to have total autonomy in Soweto, South Africa

1977-08-10

About 100 White sympathisers joined evicted Black squatters in a protest against the demolition of shanty dwellings outside Cape Town, South Africa

1977-09-14

Christmas Tinto sentenced to 7 years in Robben Island, South Africa

1977-10-21

US recalls William Bowdler, ambassador to South Africa

1977-11-04

UN Security council proclaims weapon embargo against South Africa

1977-12-06

South Africa grants Bophuthatswana independence

1977-12-31

Donald Woods, a banned white editor flees South Africa

1978-01-01

Newspaper editor Donald Woods arrives in London after fleeing South Africa's apartheid regime

1978-03-15

-21] operation Litani: Israeli offensive in South Lebanon

1978-04-15

43 die as 2 express trains collide head-on south of Bologna, Italy

1978-05-06

South Africa military goes into Angola

1978-07-24

Margaret Gardiner, of South Africa, crowned 27th Miss Universe

1978-09-28

Pieter Botha succeeds Vorster as premier of South Africa

1978-10-21

Australian civilian pilot Frederick Valentich vanishes in a Cessna 182 over the Bass Strait south of Melbourne, after reporting contact with an unidentified aircraft.

1978-10-31

People's Democratic Republic of Yemen (South) adopts constitution

1979-02-24

War between North & South Yemen begins

1979-04-18

Major Haddad declares South-Lebanon independent

1979-06-04

South-African pres Vorster resigns due to scandal

1979-09-13

South Africa grants Venda independence (Not recognized out of S Afr)

1979-10-26

Park Chung-hee, President of South Korea is assassinated by KCIA head Kim Jae-kyu. Choi Kyu-ha becomes the acting President; Kim is executed the following May.

1980-05-02

Pink Floyd's "Another Brick in Wall (Part II)" is banned in South Africa

1980-05-18

Gwangju Massacre: Students in Gwangju, South Korea begin demonstrations, calling for democratic reforms.

1980-05-27

South Korean police ends people's uprising; 2,000 killed

1980-05-27

The Gwangju Massacre: Airborne and army troops of South Korea retake the city of Gwangju from civil militias, killing at least 207 and possibly many more.

1980-06-01

ANC sets fire to Sasol oil installations in South Africa

1980-06-13

UN Security Council calls for South Africa to free Nelson Mandela

1980-06-18

Dutch 2nd Chamber joins oil boycott of South Africa

1980-06-23

South African Prime Minister P. W. Botha warns the country that confrontation will be inevitable if his proposed President's Council fails; the Council was part of Botha's plan to effect broad ranging constitutional changes which would allow for a role for both Indian and Coloured people in parliament but which still excluded direct political representation for African people.

1980-06-28

The South African Springbok rugby team lead by Morné du Plessis beats the British Lions 12-10 in Port Elizabeth to lead 3-0 in the series

1980-08-22

Leaders of Port Elizabeth's Black secondary school children in South Africa decided to end a four month boycott of classes

1980-08-27

Chon Doo Hwan elected president of South Korea

1980-09-17

South Korea opposition leader Kim Dae Jung sentenced to death

1980-10-22

New South Korean constitution comes into effect

1980-12-01

46th Heisman Trophy Award: George Rogers, South Carolina (RB)

1981-06-19

Heaviest known orange (2.5 kg) exhibited, Nelspruit, South Africa

1981-06-30

Zwelakhe Sisulu, President of the Black Media Workers Association of South Africa, is detained

1981-07-17

Glasdrumman ambush: the Provisional Irish Republican Army attack a British Army post in South Armagh, killing 1 soldier and injuring another

1981-07-25

Anti-apartheid protesters in Hamilton, New Zealand, force the cancellation of a rugby test between New Zealand's All Blacks and South Africa's Springboks by invading the pitch during the game.

1981-07-29

Anti-apartheid protesters against the Springbok rugby tour are confronted by police who use batons to stop them marching to South Africa's Consul, New Zealand.

1981-08-08

At a summit South African Trade Unions resolve to defy apartheid and labour laws

1981-08-29

Phillies minor leaguer Jeff Stone steals pro baseball record 121st base en route to 122 (Spartanburg (South Atlantic League))

1981-09-30

Seoul, South Korea, is selected to host 1988 Summer Olympics

1981-11-25

Failed coup by South African mercenaries in Seychelles

1981-11-30

South Africa anti-apartheid advocate Bulelani Ngcuka arrested

1981-12-04

According to South Africa, Ciskei gains independence Not recognized as an independent country outside South Africa

1981-12-10

The United Nations General Assembly approves Pakistan's proposal for establishing nuclear free-zone in South Asia.

1982-03-19

Falklands War: Argentinian forces land on South Georgia Island, precipitating war with the U.K..

1982-03-20

Rev A Treurnicht forms Conservative Party of South Africa

1982-06-04

Israel attacks targets in south Lebanon

1982-06-23

-117°F; All time low at South Pole

1982-06-25

South African President P.W. Botha issues a new Proclamation again placing Ingwavuma under government control

1982-07-02

In South Africa, the Internal Security Act is passed, giving massive powers to the authorities to investigate any organization or publication

1982-08-06

Three ANC members are sentenced to death in South Africa

1982-08-11

The South African Defence Force (SADF) raids Southern Angola

1982-08-17

South Bend, Ind jury acquits self-avowed racist Joseph Paul Franklin

1983-02-16

The Ash Wednesday bushfires in Victoria and South Australia claim the lives of 75 people in Australia's worst ever fires.

1983-04-03

2nd NCAA Womens Basketball Championship: South Cal beats LA Tech 69-67

1983-07-13

The Transvaal Attorney General announces that Eugène Terre'Blanche, leader of the far-right Afrikaner Weerstandsbeweging (AWB) and three associates will face terrorism charges, South Africa

1983-08-03

John Sain of South Bend, Ind, builds 3.91 m house of cards

1983-08-06

Supertanker Castillo de Bellvar crashes at South Africa

1983-08-06

Bomb planted by Umkhonto we Sizwe, the armed wing of ANC, explodes at a synagogue in Johannesburg, South Africa

1983-08-20

The South African anti-apartheid umbrella organization, United Democratic Front (UDF) is launched at Rocklands Community Centre in Cape Town, South Afrca

1983-09-27

South Africa worker's union leader Curnick Ndlovu freed after 19 years

1983-10-09

4 South Korean government ministers assassinated in Rangoon Burma

1984-02-27

Worker's union leader Billy Nair freed in South Africa

1984-03-16

South-Africa & Mozambique sign non attack treaty

1984-05-12

South African prisoner Nelson Mandela sees his wife for 1st time in 22 years

1984-06-08

Homosexuality is declared legal in the state of New South Wales, Australia.

1984-06-28

Former member of South African Congress of Trade Unions (SACTU), Jeannette Schoon, and her six-year old daughter, Katryn, are killed by a letter bomb at Lubango, in northern Angola

1984-07-12

A car bomb set off by the military wing of the ANC, explodes in Durban South Africa killing 5 and injuring 27 people

1984-07-13

The last sitting of an all-white Parliament in South Africa

1984-08-22

The United Democratic Front, an internal coalition of anti-apartheid groups in South Africa, organizes a highly successful boycotts of the Colored and Indian elections to parliament

1984-09-03

South Africa adopts constitution

1984-09-26

President Reagan vetoes sanctions against South Africa

1984-12-02

Bob Holland takes 9-83 for NSW against South Australia, SCG

1984-12-10

South African Bishop Desmond Tutu received his Nobel Peace Prize

1985-01-21

-19°F (-28°C), Caesar's Head, South Carolina (state record)

1985-01-31

South African president PW Botha offers to free Mandela if he denounces violence

1985-02-08

Opposition leader Kim Dae Jung returns to South-Korea

1985-03-21

Bloodbath at Langa (Uitenhage) South-Africa, 19 killed

1985-04-30

Last edition of Brink Daily Mail/Sunday Express in South Africa

1985-05-18

1st remote location for "Nightline" (South Africa)

1985-07-09

South Africa police arrested Dutch ANC'er Klaas de Jong

1985-08-07

A delegation of the South African Council of Churches meets with SA President P W Botha, following calls by the church for urgent discussions on the causes of unrest, forced removals and the emergency regulations in the country

1985-08-13

South African Defence Force soldiers, travelling in a convoy of more than ten armoured vehicles, surrounded the Thaba-Juluba high school in Soweto and arrest 200 students during a clampdown on school boycotts

1985-08-14

Political violence by the youth begins after the funeral of assassinated Victoria Mxenge, a civil rights lawyer, who was respected and liked by the Congress of South African Students

1985-08-15

PW Botha gives the "Rubicon" Speech in Durban, South Africa, dissapointing many by refusing to consider immediate and major reforms in the country's apartheid system

1985-08-19

Following the Rubicon speech four days earlier, Archbishop Desmond Tutu snubs P. W. Botha's invitation to attend a meeting to discuss the role and actions of the police and security forces in South Africa

1985-08-20

Hanspeter Beck of South Australia, finishes a 3,875 mile, 51 day trip from Western Australia to Melbourne on a unicycle

1985-08-23

South African attorney/UDF leader "Dulah" Omar arrested

1985-09-09

President Reagan orders sanctions against South Africa

1985-10-03

South Georgia & South Sandwich Islands adopts constitution

1985-10-11

President Reagan bans importation of South African Krugerrands

1985-12-01

South Africa's Cosatu union centre forms

1986-01-01

South African Government closes its borders with Lesotho, cutting off important food and fuel supplies, after Lesotho refuses to sign a non-aggression pact.

1986-01-13

South Yemen Pres Ali Nasser Mohammed's bodyguard shoots opponents

1986-01-24

South Yemen Premier Haydar Bakr al-Attas becomes interim-president

1986-02-09

Haydar Bakr al-Attas appointed president of South Yemen

1986-03-07

South-Africa emergency crisis in Brabant & Limburg ends

1986-05-16

South African Pres P W Botha sends Coetsee to visit Mandela

1986-05-18

South African army occupies Botswana, Zimbabwe & Zambia

1986-05-23

US & West Europeans veto heavier sanctions against South Africa

1986-06-10

In South Africa, the three-year-old 'State of Emergency' is renewed for another twelve months, followed by an organized campaign of civil disobedience against it.

1986-06-12

P W Botha declares South African national emergency

1986-06-13

Pres Reagan criticizes South African state of emergency

1986-06-16

1 day general strike in South Africa

1986-06-18

US House of Representatives approves Bill to impose stricter sanctions on Apartheid South Africa

1986-06-26

South African journalist Zwelakhe Sisulu arrested

1986-06-27

South African Journalist and founder of the 'New Nation' newspaper, Zwelakhe Sisulu is abducted; he was released 721 days later on 2 December 1988

1986-06-28

West European leaders, meeting in the Netherlands, delay indefinitely imposing economic sanctions against South Africa

1986-06-29

Moses Mayekiso, who was the General Secretary of the Metal and Allied Workers Union (MAWU) and became a member of the South African Communist Party (SACP), is detained for a second time and spends several months in solitary cofinement

1986-07-13

Zola Budd and Annette Cowley are banned from the Commonwealth Games, a direct consequence of Britain's refusal to support economic sanctions against the apartheid government of South Africa

1986-08-27

Protest erupt in Soweto, South Africa, demonstrating against evictions which had been carried out after an eleven week rent boycott

1986-09-16

Fire in Kinross gold mine, Transvaal South Africa, 177 killed

1986-10-21

IBM re-forms in South Africa

1986-10-25

International Red Cross ousted from South Africa

1986-12-11

South Africa censors press

1986-12-12

South African journalist Zwelakhe Sisulu arrested

1987-06-22

The International Labour Organisation, meeting for its annual conference in Geneva, calls for international sanctions against South African minerals

1987-06-27

In South Africa, the Afrikaans Protestant Church, a breakaway faction of Dutch Reformed Church, is formed

1987-07-09

1 million South Koreans demonstrate against Chun Doo Hwan regime

1987-07-12

50 white South Africans meets ANCers in Dakar

1987-07-30

An ANC car bomb directed at the headquarters of the Wits Command in Johannesburg South Africa kills 1 person and injures 68

1987-08-09

The National Union of Mineworkers begin South Africa's longest wage strike

1987-08-31

South Africa longest mine strike in history ends

1987-09-07

South Africa frees Dutch anthropologist/Anc'er Klaas de Young

1987-10-16

Great Storm of 1987: hurricane force winds to hit much of the South of England killing 23 people.

1987-10-27

South Korean voters overwhelmingly approved a new constitution

1987-11-05

South Africa ANC-leader Govan Mbeki freed

1987-11-28

South African Airways Boeing 747 crashes into Indian Ocean, 159 die

1987-12-16

Roh Tae Woo elected president of South Korea

1988-02-24

South African apartheid regime bans the UDF

1988-02-25

South Korea adopts constitution

1988-07-02

Lester Dumakude, commander of an Umkhonto we Sizwe special operations unit, detonate a car bomb by remote control outside Ellis Park Stadium in Johannesburg, South Africa

1988-07-07

Five prominent anti-apartheid activists are released in Cape Town, South Africa after being detained for up to two years under the Internal Security Act

1988-07-28

Winnie Mandella's home in Soweto, South Africa, destroyed by arson

1988-07-29

South African government bans anti-apartheid film "Cry Freedom"

1988-08-07

Angola, Cuba and South Africa allegedly signed a cease fire treaty

1988-08-08

Angola, Cuba & South Africa sign cease fire treaty

1988-08-08

South Africa declares cease-fire in Angola

1988-08-31

Bomb attack on office of South Africa Council of Churches

1988-09-22

South Korean coaches attack NZ referee after disputing his decision, Olympic Korean boxer stages a 67 minute sit-in

1988-10-19

South African anti-apartheid leader Sisulu wins $100,000 Human Rights prize

1988-12-22

South Africa signs accord granting independence to South West Africa

1989-01-17

Murden & Metz are 1st women to reach South Pole overland (on skis)

1989-01-25

Augusto Alcalde, 1st South American Zen teacher, receives Dharma Transmission

1989-02-02

FW de Klerk replaces Botha as South Africa's National Party leader

1989-05-17

Nelson Mandela receives a BA from University of South Africa

1989-06-07

23 year old olympic barefoot South African runner Zola Budd retires

1989-06-29

The National Party adopts a five year programme of its objectives which included a political "reform" plan to give South Africa's Black majority a role in national as well as local government spheres; the African National Congress (ANC) said that it would consider nothing less than a one-man, one-vote system

1989-07-05

South African President Pieter Botha visits ANC leader Nelson Mandela

1989-07-16

South Africa's largest labour federation, the Congress of South African Trade Unions, holds its third annual congress and intensifies its campaign against apartheid

1989-08-06

Twenty former South African political prisoners, in defiance of the restriction orders, launch a campaign against apartheid laws

1989-08-14

President Pieter W Botha of South Africa, resigns

1989-08-15

Frederik de Klerk becomes president of South Africa

1989-09-13

Desmond Tutu leads biggest anti-apartheid protest march in South Africa

1989-09-20

FW De Klerk sworn in as president of South Africa

1989-10-15

South Africa President FW de Klerk frees ANC Founder Walter Sisulu & 4 other political prisoners

1989-11-16

South Africa president FW de Klerk announces scrapping of Separate Amenities Act

1989-12-16

Geoff Marsh completes 355* for WA against South Australia

1989-12-22

-18°F in Denver, -23°F in KC Mo, -42°F in Scottsbluff Nebraska -47°F in Hardin Mont & -60°F in Black Hills South Dakota

1990-01-18

South Africa says its reconsidering ban on African Natl Congress

1990-01-26

Annular eclipse visible over Antarctica & South Atlantic

1990-02-02

South Africa's Pres FW de Klerk promises to free Nelson Mandela & legalizes ANC & 60 other political orgs

1990-02-07

Lisa Leslie of Morningside HS in Inglewood California scores 101 in 1st half, South Torrance HS decides not to play 2nd half & loses 102-24

1990-02-10

South African President de Klerk announces Nelson Mandela will be freed on Feb 11th

1990-02-11

Nelson Mandela released after 27 years imprisonment in South Africa

1990-02-13

50 killed at Inkatha-UDF battle in Natal, South Africa

1990-03-21

Namibia becomes independent of South Africa, Sam Nujoma becomes president

1990-05-02

South Africa & African National Congress open talks to end apartheid

1990-05-06

Former president PW Botha quit South Africa's ruling National Party

1990-05-22

North & South Yemen merge to form Republic of Yemen

1990-06-05

South African troops plunder Nelson Mandela's home

1990-06-07

South Africa president F W de Klerk lifts 4 year olf state of emergency

1990-06-22

Nelson Mandela addresses the United Nations Special Committee against Apartheid in New York, saying that nothing, which has happened in South Africa, calls for a revision of the position that the Organisation has taken in its struggle against apartheid; he adds that a democratic, non-racial SA is within reach

1990-07-12

In Soweto, South Africa, Shanty town women strip to the waist and confront bulldozers sent by authorities to demolish their homes

1990-07-16

The ANC send a report on police violence to President F. W. de Klerk and demanded an end to "the shocking inhumanity" of police action in rural areas of South Africa

1990-07-23

South Africa workers' union leader Billy Nair arrested

1990-07-29

South Africa Communist Party begins 1st legal conference

1990-08-15

At least 150 people die in clashes between the African National Congress and Inkatha Freedom Party, South Africa

1990-08-16

South African President F. W. de Klerk and Nelson Mandela hold emergency talks in Pretoria about increasing violence in Soweto

1990-09-13

Commuter train at Johannesburg South Africa attacked, 36 die

1990-09-20

South Ossetia declares its independence from Georgia.

1990-09-24

South African President F W de Klerk meets US President Bush in Washington DC

1990-10-11

Center for Urban archaeology opens in NYC South Street Seaport Museum

1990-12-13

South African President De Klerk meets with Nelson Mandela to talk of end of apartheid

1991-01-13

42 killed in exhibition soccer match in Johannesburg, South Africa

1991-01-13

Soccer stadium riot in Orkney, South Africa, at least 40 die

1991-01-20

Sudan's government imposes Islamic law nationwide, worsening the civil war between the country's Muslim north and Christian south.

1991-02-12

North & South Korea form a joint team for table tennis competition

1991-05-13

South African activist Winnie Mandela convicted of abducting 4 blacks

1991-05-22

Roh Jai Bong resigns as premier of South Korea

1991-06-10

South Florida & Denver picked for 1993 NL franchises

1991-06-17

South Africa abolishes last of its apartheid laws

1991-06-23

A peace summit, brokered by the clergy and business and attended by all major political parties, but boycotted by the Conservative Party, is held to end the violence in South Africa

1991-06-25

Japan lifts its call for voluntary restraint on expanding trade with South Africa

1991-06-25

Six persons are killed and eighteen injured when gunmen open fire on a crowded commuter train in Soweto, South Africa

1991-06-28

South Africa signs the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty

1991-06-30

South Africa Government repeal the 1913 Native Land Act, an important part of the system of Apartheid (Racially Based Land Measures Act)

1991-07-09

South Africa readmitted to Olympics

1991-07-10

Foreign Minister R.F. Botha of South Africa signs accession to the Nuclear Non-proliferation Treaty on behalf of South Africa

1991-08-04

The Greek cruise ship Oceanos sinks off the Wild Coast of South Africa.

1991-09-07

1st South African international competition in 25 years, gymnastics

1991-09-17

UN admits Estonia, Latvia, Lithuiania, North & South Korea, Marshall Islands & Micronesia

1991-09-29

29th Ryder Cup: US beats Europe, 14½-13½ at Ocean Course (South Carolina, US)

1991-11-10

South Africa's 1st cricket international since 1970 - one-day v India

1992-01-11

Paul Simon opens a tour in South Africa

1992-03-22

England beat South Africa in rain-ruined cricket World Cup semi final

1992-04-18

Start of South Africa's 1st Test Cricket since 1970 (v WI Bridgetown)

1992-06-17

Slaughtering by Inkhata-followers at Boipatong, South Africa, kills 42

1992-06-19

Inkhata-blood bath in Boipatong South-Africa

1992-06-30

South African ANC President Nelson Mandela meets with UN Secretary-General Boutros Boutros-Ghali at Dakar

1992-07-03

Thirty-one years after being expelled, South Africa has its FIFA membership reinstated

1992-07-07

South Africa's national soccer team, Bafana Bafana, win South Africa's first ever FIFA sanctioned match

1992-07-13

The Tripartite Alliance, consisting of the African National Congress, South African Communist Party and Congress of South African Trade Union, outlines a mass action plan for August

1992-07-15

The Security Council of the UN examine violence in South Africa

1992-08-23

Wilhelm Verwoerd, grandson of former South African Prime Minister, Hendrik Verwoerd, main architect of apartheid, joins the African National Congress

1992-08-24

Hurricane Andrew hits South Florida; 35 die

1992-08-24

Diplomatic relations are established between the People's Republic of China and South Korea.

1992-09-22

Heavy storm in South France, 34 die

1992-09-23

Mud storm kills 30 in South France

1992-11-17

Erling Kagge begins successful exploration at South pole

1993-03-21

South Africa White Wolves kill 5 year old black girl

1993-03-30

New South Wales beat Qld by eight wkts to win Sheffield Shield

1993-04-19

Fire in psychiatric institute in South Korea, kills 40

1993-04-19

South Dakota governor George Mickelson and seven others are killed when a state-owned aircraft crashed lands in Iowa.

1993-05-07

South Africa agrees to multi-racial elections

1993-05-13

Methane gas explosion in Secunda coal mine South-Africa, kills 50

1993-07-25

Israeli offensive against terrorist bases in South Lebanon

1993-07-26

Boeing 737-500 crashes in South Korea, 66 killed

1993-08-10

An earthquake measuring 7.0 on the Richter Scale hits the South Island of New Zealand.

1993-08-16

South Africa relinquishes sovereignty over Walvis Bay

1993-09-02

Day of Peace in South Africa

1993-10-08

UN lifts remaining economic sanctions against South Africa

1993-10-10

Ferry boat leaves for west coast of South Korea, 120 killed

1993-10-15

Nelson Mandela & South Africa president F W de Klerk awarded Nobel Peace Prize

1993-11-17

Antonov AN-124 flies in South Iran against mountain: 17 killed

1993-11-18

Black & white leaders in South Africa approve new democratic constitution

1994-01-02

Battles between army & rebellious indians in South Mexico, kill 57

1994-01-03

Restoration of South African citizenship, announced on 15 December 1993 by the South African parliament led by President F.W. de Klerk, becomes effective four months before the first South Africa non-racial polls of 27 April, 1994

1994-01-07

South Africa beat Australia in the Sydney Test by 5 runs

1994-01-25

Australia beat South Africa 2-1 to win the World Series Cup

1994-02-11

Lu Parker, (South Carolina), crowned 43rd Miss USA

1994-03-05

Largest milkshake (1,955 gallons of chocolate-Nelspruit South Africa)

1994-03-07

ANC chief Nelson Mandela rejects demand by white right-wingers for separate homeland in South Africa

1994-03-18

South Africa Goldstone committee reveals existence of secret police

1994-03-20

Zulu-king Goodwill Zwelithini founds realm in South Africa

1994-03-22

South African government/ANC take power in Ciskei homeland

1994-04-19

Inkatha ends boycott of South African multi-racial election

1994-04-26

1st multi-racial election in South Africa begins [3 days] Dr Nomaza Paintin in NZ is 1st black South African to vote

1994-04-28

1st multi-racial election in South Africa ends [3 days]

1994-05-05

North-Yemen air force bombs Aden South Yemen

1994-05-06

Nelson Mandela and the ANC, finally confirmed winners in South Africa's first post apartheid election

1994-05-10

Nelson Mandela sworn in as South Africa's 1st black president

1994-05-11

6 white racists sentenced to death in South Africa

1994-05-21

South Yemen secedes from Yemen

1994-06-23

South Africa reclaims its seat in UN

1994-06-23

South Africa is readmitted to the United Nations Organisations (UNO)

1994-08-15

South African President Nelson Mandela receives Anne Frank Penning

1994-08-20

Vuyani Bungu, the South African junior feartherweight, wins IBF World Boxing Title

1994-09-13

Space probe Ulyssus passes south pole of Sun

1994-10-01

South African President Nelson Mandela visits US

1994-10-06

Ben Mokoena becomes 1st black mayor of Middelburg South Africa

1994-11-03

Total solar eclipse in South America (4m23s)

1995-01-02

Carquest Bowl 5: South Carolina beats West Virginia, 24-21

1995-01-14

10,000s South Africans attend state funeral of Joe Slovo

1995-02-04

Dean Jones completes 324* for Victoria v South Australia

1995-03-12

Letitia Vriesde runs South American indoor record 800m (2:00.35)

1995-04-28

Gas explosion in South Korean metro, 103 die

1995-05-10

In South Africa, 104 miners killed in an elevator accident

1995-06-24

South Africa's Springboks beat New Zealand's All Blacks 15-12 to win the Rugby Wold Cup in Johannesburg

1995-07-09

Former South Africa President F. W. de Klerk is implicated of knowing and condoning a 'dirty tricks' campaign that was waged against the ANC between 1990 and the 1994 election in a bid to destabilise the organisation

1995-07-22

Susan Smith found guilty of drowning her two children in South Carolina

1995-08-09

South Africa celebrates the first National Women's Day

1995-10-16

Allan Donald takes 8-71 as South Africa defeat Zimbabwe

1995-12-03

Jack Russell takes 11 catches in Test Cricket v South Africa, a record

1995-12-03

Northwestern South Carolina begins using new area code 864

1996-02-16

Gary Kirsten scores 188* for South Africa v UAE at Rawalpindi

1996-04-03

South Australia grab exciting draw vs W A to win Sheffield Shield

1996-04-19

South Africa defeat Pakistan to win the Pepsi Cup in Sharjah

1996-05-08

South Africa's Constitutional Assembly adopts permanent post-apartheid constitution

1996-06-23

Archbishop Tutu retires as Archbishop of Cape Town and head of the Anglican Church in South Africa

1996-07-07

Nelson Mandela steps down as President of South Africa

1996-08-19

The major South African political parties begin their submission to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC)

1996-12-26

Start of the largest strike in South Korean history.

1997-02-24

South Africa announces it is constructing largest modern day blimp

1997-05-12

14 North Koreans defect to South Korea

1997-07-30

Eighteen lives are lost in the Thredbo Landslide in New South Wales, Australia.

1997-08-13

South Park's first episode is aired.

1997-08-16

The South African soccer team, Bafana Bafana wins against the national team of the Democratic Republic of the Congo at First National Bank stadium, Johannesburg, South Africa

1998-07-14

Violence erupts in Richmond, South Africa, reflecting underlying political tensions between supporters of the ANC and Inkatha Freedom Party

1998-08-11

Palestine Liberation Organisation and Palestinian National Authority president, Yasser Arafat, arrives in Cape Town on his first state visit to South Africa at the invitation of President Nelson Mandela

1998-08-14

Winnie Mandela sued by the South Africa government

1998-08-19

South African Truth and Reconciliation Commission chairperson, Archbishop D. Tutu, releases documents revealing an alleged plot by Western countries to assassinate United Nations Secretary-General Dag Hammarskjold of Sweden

1998-08-21

P.W. Botha found guilty of contempt for repeatedly ignoring subpoenas to testify before South Africa's Truth and Reconciliation Commission.

1998-10-29

Apartheid: In South Africa, the Truth and Reconciliation Commission presents its report, which condemns both sides for committing atrocities.

1999-06-16

Thabo Mbeki is elected 2nd President of a democratic South Africa

1999-06-22

Former Mpumalanga premier, Ndaweni Mahlangu causes a storm within political circles with his now infamous statement, "It is acceptable for politicians to lie", South Africa

1999-06-25

In his first state of the nation address, South African President Thabo Mbeki promises to tackle rampaging crime; the nation's murder rate is the third highest in the world and more than 49,000 cases of rape were reported in 1998

2000-06-13

President Kim Dae Jung of South Korea meets Kim Jong-il, leader of North Korea, for the beginning of the first ever inter-Korea summit, in the northern capital of Pyongyang.

2000-06-23

The bulk ore carrier MV Treasure sinks off the western coast of South Africa, soiling more than 19 000 penguins; this resulted in the world's largest ever rescue of birds from an oiling event

2000-07-09

Police fired tear gas at fans during a World Cup qualifying soccer game between Zimbabwe and South Africa, setting off a stampede that killed twelve people in Harare, Zimbabwe

2000-08-09

South African President Thabo Mbeki unveils the Women's Monument commemorating the role of women in the anti-apartheid struggle

2002-04-15

An Air China Boeing 767-200, flight CA129 crashes into a hillside during heavy rain and fog near Busan, South Korea, killing 128.

2002-06-28

In South Africa, the Congress of South African Trade Unions and the Treatment Action Campaign table a national HIV/AIDS treatment plan in the National Economic, Development and Labour Council

2002-06-29

Naval clashes between South Korea and North Korea lead to the death of six South Korean sailors and sinking of a North Korean vessel.

2002-06-30

Brazil beats Germany 2-0 for soccer's 17th World Cup in South Korea & Japan

2002-07-09

The African Union is established in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The first chairman is Thabo Mbeki, President of South Africa.

2002-07-20

South America: A fire in a discotheque in Lima, Peru kills over twenty-five.

2002-08-26

Earth Summit 2002 begins in Johannesburg, South Africa.

2003-01-31

The Waterfall rail accident occurs near Waterfall, New South Wales, Australia.

2003-02-18

Nearly 200 people die in the Daegu subway fire in South Korea.

2003-08-16

U.S. Representative from South Dakota Bill Janklow hits and kills a motorcyclist with his car at a rural intersection near Trent, South Dakota; he will eventually be convicted of manslaughter and will resign from Congress.

2003-08-28

An electricity blackout cuts off power to around 500,000 people living in south east England and brings 60% of London's underground rail network to a halt.

2004-03-12

Roh Moo-hyun, President of South Korea is impeached by its national assembly for the first time in the nation's history.

2004-05-14

The Constitutional Court of South Korea overturns the impeachment of President Roh Moo-hyun.

2004-07-17

Former South African President Nelson Mandela calls for commitment by the world to take action against Aids

2004-09-30

The first images of a live giant squid in its natural habitat are taken 600 miles south of Tokyo.

2004-12-08

The Cuzco Declaration is signed in Cuzco, Peru, establishing the South American Community of Nations.

2005-07-02

South African tennis player Wesley Moodie and Australian Stephen Huss win the Wimbledon Men's double title

2005-07-28

A tornado touches down in a residential area in south Birmingham, England, causing £4,000,000 worth of damages and injuring 39 people.

2005-10-08

The Kashmir earthquake hits parts of northern South Asia at 03:50 UTC.

2006-03-06

South Dakota Governor Mike Rounds signs a bill into legislation that would ban most abortions in the state.

2006-11-12

The former Soviet republic of South Ossetia holds a referendum on independence from Georgia.

2006-12-04

An adult giant squid is caught on video by Kubodera near the Ogasawara Islands, 1,000 km (620 miles) south of Tokyo.

2007-03-24

The Australian Labor Party is reinstated after the New South Wales state elections.

2007-05-17

Trains from North and South Korea cross the 38th Parallel in a test-run agreed by both governments. This is the first time that trains have crossed the Demilitarized Zone since 1953.

2007-06-08

Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia is hit by the State's worst storms and flooding in 30 years resulting in the death of nine people and the grounding of trade ship, the MV Pasha Bulker.

2007-06-24

The Angora Fire starts near South Lake Tahoe, California destroying 200+ structures in its first 48 hours.

2007-10-02

President Roh Moo-hyun of South Korea walks across the Military Demarcation Line into North Korea on his way to the second Inter-Korean Summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Il.

2007-11-13

An explosion hits the south wing of the House of Representatives of the Philippines in Quezon City, killing four people, including Congressman Wahab Akbar, and wounding six.

2007-11-23

MS Explorer, a cruise liner carrying 154 people, sank in the Antarctic Ocean south of Argentina after hitting an iceberg near the South Shetland Islands.

2007-11-29

A 7.4 magnitude earthquake occurs off the northern coast of Martinique. This affected the Eastern Caribbean as far north as Puerto Rico and as south as Trinidad.

2007-12-07

The Hebei Spirit oil spill began in South Korea after a crane barge being towed by tug collided with the very large crude carrier, Hebei Spirit.

2008-02-10

The 2008 Namdaemun fire severely damages Namdaemun, the first National Treasure of South Korea.

2008-08-07

Georgia launches a military offensive to surround and capture the capital of South Ossetia, Tskhinvali, from Russian control, starting the South Ossetia War.

2008-08-08

Georgian invasion into South Ossetia. Begin of five-day war between Georgia and Russia.

2008-08-15

Lee Berger and his nine-year-old son, Matthew, discover the two-million-year-old fossils of a new species of human ancestor (Australopithecus sediba) at Malapa Cave, South Africa

2008-08-26

Russia unilaterally recognizes the independence of the former Georgian breakaway republics Abkhazia and South Ossetia.

2008-09-21

President Thabo Mbeki of South Africa resigns from office, effective September 25.

2009-01-13

Global shipping experiences a drop in trade, as exports from South Korea dropping an annualised 30%, with Taiwan and Japan experiencing a 42% and 27% drop respectively

2009-05-27

South Africa enters the global recession; the first recession for South Africa in 17 years

2009-06-05

Chileo officially enters recession; it is the first South American country to enter the global recession

2009-07-18

Five members of one family are found murdered at Epping, New South Wales.

2010-07-02

Oil tanker truck explosion in South Kivu, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, kills at least 230 people

2010-07-02

Ghana's Black Stars, the only African team standing in the Quarter Finals of the FIFA 2010 World Cup in South Africa, are defeated by Uruguay

2010-07-11

Spain beats Netherlands 1-0 for soccer's 19th World Cup in South Africa (1st title)

2010-09-04

Canterbury earthquake: a 7.1 magnitude earthquake which struck the South Island of New Zealand at 4:35 am causing widespread damage and several power outages.

2010-11-23

The Bombardment of Yeonpyeong occurs on Yeonpyeong Island, South Korea. The North Korean artillery attack kills 2 civilians and 2 South Korean marines.

2011-07-09

South Sudan gains independence and secedes from Sudan.

2011-08-23

5.8 earthquake occurrs in Mineral, Virginia felt as far north as Ontario and as far south as Atlanta, Georgia

2012-02-04

Tens of thousands of people are stranded by floods in the Australian states of New South Wales and Queensland

2012-02-20

South Korea angers North Korea as it proceeds with live fire drills in disputed Korean sea borders

2012-03-12

100 people are killed in ethnic clashes and cattle raids in South Sudan

2012-03-22

Australia's most wanted man, Malcolm Naden, is captured after seven years on the run in Gloucester, New South Wales

2012-04-11

South Korean legislative elections result in the governing Saenuri Party retaining governance

2012-07-05

South Korea announce plans to begin "scientific' whaling of minke whales

2012-07-13

19-30 people are killed after a train collides with a truck in Malelane, South Africa

2012-08-04

South African Oscar Pistorius becomes first amputee to compete at the Olympics

2012-08-16

South African police open fire on striking mine workers and kill at least 34 people

2012-08-20

South Africa become the top-ranked test cricket nation after defeating England

2012-08-24

Both Apple and Samsung are found guilty of patent infringement in a South Korean court

2012-09-07

US drone attack kills 8 people in Kismayo, south Somalia

2012-09-07

64 people are killed and 715 injured after a series of earthquakes in south-west China

2012-09-10

10,000 miners demonstrate at Lonmin mines in Marikana, South Africa

2012-10-05

Anglo Platinum Limited fires 12,000 striking workers in South Africa

2012-12-05

8 people are killed and 12 injured by a magnitude 5.6 earthquake in South Korea

2012-12-19

Park Geun-hye wins the South Korean presidential election to become the nation's first female president

2013-01-06

10 people are killed by a US drone attack in South Waziristan, Pakistan

2013-01-30

South Korea successfully launches its rocket Naro-1 which was carrying a scientific satellite

2013-01-31

300 people are injured in a train collision in Pretoria, South Africa

2013-02-14

Oscar Pistorius, a South African amputee sprint runner, is charged with the murder of Reeva Steenkamp

2013-03-08

North Korea terminates all peace pacts with South Korea

2013-03-11

North Korea cuts the phone line with South Korea, breaching the 1953 armistice

2013-03-15

24 people die after a double decker bus veers of a pass in Cape Town, South Africa

2013-03-16

Kim Yu-Na of South Korea wins the women's 2013 World Figure Skating Championships

2013-03-30

North Korea declares it is at a state of war with South Korea

2013-04-17

North Korea blocks a South Korean supply delegation from the Kaesong joint industrial zone

2014-01-20

Credit cards of at least 20 million South Koreans are hacked

2014-05-10

The African National Congress wins the 2014 South African General Election

2014-06-03

Hashim Amla becomes the first non-white captain of the South African national cricket team

2014-09-11

South African athlete Oscar Pistorius is found not guilty of murdering his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp (and is later found guilty of culpable homicide)

2014-10-05

South Sydney Rabbitohs win the 2014 NRL Grand Final

2014-11-11

The captain of the South Korean ferry which sank in April is found guilty of gross negligence and sentenced to 36 years in prison

2015-10-26

Outrage after South Carolina officer arrests student

2015-11-04

South Sudan plane crash kills 15; baby among 3 survivors

2015-12-20

Dozens missing after landslide in south China

2015-12-27

Floods displace more than 150000 in South America

2015-12-28

South Korea and Japan reach deal on 'comfort women'

2016-01-30

US Navy sends ship near disputed island in South China Sea

2016-02-03

South Korea Warns North Korea Not to Launch Satellite

2016-02-10

North Korea's Rocket Launch Frays Ties Between South Korea and China

2016-03-03

North Korea fires several short-range projectiles into sea - South Korea

2016-03-07

South Korea, US begin exercises as North Korea threatens attack

2016-03-08

South Korea announces unilateral sanctions on North Korea

2016-03-10

South Korea considers approval of North Korea tuberculosis aid despite sanctions

2016-03-12

North Korea Warns of Pre-emptive Strikes Against the South

2016-03-12

North Korea submarine 'missing' as US-South Korea drills continue

2016-03-18

North Korea Fires Missile Into Sea, South Korea Says

2016-04-01

North Korea Jamming GPS Signals Across Border, South Korea Says

2016-04-01

Xi says China will defend its South China Sea sovereignty

2016-04-11

N Korea senior intelligence officer 'defects to South'

2016-04-13

North Korea Threatens South Korea Over 13 Defectors

2016-04-18

South Korea Says North Is Preparing for 5th Nuclear Test

2016-04-29

Russia, China in Agreement on North Korea, South China Sea

2016-05-05

China and Russia to hold anti-missile drill after US, South Korea talk defense

2016-05-10

Large tornado hits south of Oklahoma City, two dead

2016-05-31

South Korea Says North Korea Missile Launch Likely Failed

2016-06-05

In pushback to US, China says 'has no fear of trouble' in South China Sea

2016-06-05

Kerry warns Beijing over air defense zone for South China Sea

2016-06-06

Taiwan says won't recognize Chinese air defense zone over South China Sea

2016-07-14

Obama Sends 47 US Troops to South Sudan Amid Heavy Fighting

2016-07-14

US sends 47 troops to South Sudan to protect Americans

2016-07-19

China Begins Air Patrols Over Disputed Area of the South China Sea

2016-08-03

North Korea Fires Ballistic Missile Into Sea, South Korea Says

2016-08-24

North Korea Seeks UN Meeting on US-South Korea Exercises

2016-08-24

Japan, China, South Korea agree to urge North Korea to stop provocation

2016-08-31

South Korea Says Top North Korean Official Executed

2016-09-12

N Korea ready for another nuclear test, says South

2016-09-13

US flexes muscle at North Korea, flying bombers over South Korea: reports

2016-09-21

US Flies Bombers Over South Korea Again in Show of Force

2016-10-10

3 deaths in South Carolina blamed on Hurricane Matthew

2016-11-29

South Korea's Park asks parliament to find way for her to step down

2016-12-01

Tornadoes and storms kill five in US South

2016-12-27

South Korean Ruling Party Splits Over Impeached President

2017-01-16

South Korea Prosecutor Seeks Arrest of Samsung Group Leader in Bribery Case

2017-01-23

Deadly storms kill 16, trigger tornado threat across US South

2017-01-24

China urges US to act and speak cautiously on South China Sea

2017-03-02

US, South Korea agree to strengthen cooperation on North Korea sanctions

2017-03-10

South Korea Removes President Park Geun-hye

2017-03-27

South Korean Prosecutors Are Seeking to Arrest Park Geun-hye

2017-03-31

Ousted South Korean President Park Geun-hye arrested

2017-04-04

Ratings agency Standard & Poor's drops South Africa to junk

2017-04-16

North Korean missile test fails, US and South Korea say

2017-04-26

US moves THAAD anti-missile to South Korean site, sparking protests

2017-04-27

South Korea, US warn of punishment for North Korea; US stresses sanctions

2017-05-03

Anger grows in South Korea over US anti-missile system

2017-07-07

Japan, South Korea, US demand greater Chinese effort on N.Korea

2017-07-29

South Korea to deploy more THAAD units after North Korea ICBM launch

2017-08-07

South Korea, US agree to pressure North Korea, China hopes for North-South talks

2017-09-07

South Korea deploys anti-missile system as US seeks tough North Korea sanctions

2017-12-04

South Korea, US kick off largest air exercise amid North Korean warnings

2017-12-06

US flies B-1B over South in show of force against N. Korea

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South - Notable Birthdays

John C. CalhounMar 18, 1782

J. B. M. HertzogApr 3, 1866

Robert Falcon ScottJun 6, 1868

Syngman RheeMar 26, 1875

Bernard Law MontgomeryNov 17, 1887

TolkienJan 3, 1892

Basil RathboneJun 13, 1892

Melvin PurvisOct 24, 1903

BradmanAug 27, 1908

Nelson MandelaJul 18, 1918

Nguyen Van ThieuApr 5, 1923

Pete RozelleMar 1, 1926

Betsy RawlsMay 4, 1928

Bob HawkeDec 9, 1929

Rod TaylorJan 11, 1930

James BrownMay 3, 1933

Sparky AndersonFeb 22, 1934

Gary PlayerNov 1, 1935

Joe FrazierJan 12, 1944

Roscoe TannerOct 15, 1951

Sharon OsbourneOct 9, 1952

Willie RandolphJul 6, 1954

Sherri TurnerOct 4, 1956

Beth DanielOct 14, 1956

Nick PriceJan 28, 1957

Kevin SpaceyJul 26, 1959

Steve ElkingtonDec 8, 1962

Steve NashFeb 7, 1974

Zach BraffApr 6, 1975

Lauryn HillMay 26, 1975

Charlize TheronAug 7, 1975

South - Birthdays
Date Event
1322-08-01

Peter van Herentals, South Netherlands theologist/church historian

1485-04-03

Lieven van der Maude [Ammonius], South Netherland poet

1527-04-04

Abraham Ortelius, [Ortels/Hortels], South Neth geographer

1573-10-11

Jacob Boonen, South Netherlands clergyman/lawyer

1624-01-30

Arnold Geulincx, South Netherland, philosopher (About Virtue)

1654-01-20

Michiel de Swaen, South Netherland physician/poet

1670-12-07

John Aislabie, English director of the South Sea Company (d. 1742)

1677-08-09

Jacob Campo Weyerman, South Neth's adventurer/painter/writer

1679-11-13

Thomas-Philippe d'alsace et de Boussu, South Netherland cardinal

1716-12-24

Patrice F earl De Neney, South Netherlands chairman of Secret Council

1734-03-01

Pieter Valck[x], South Netherland sculptor

1738-10-11

Arthur Phillip, admiral/1st governor New-South Wales

1758-11-07

Edouard viscount de Walckiers, South Netherland banker/politician

1760-11-08

Jean-Baptiste Dumonceau de Bergendael, South Neth earl/general

1761-02-01

Christian Hendrik Persoon, South African mycologist (d. 1836)

1762-10-16

Paul Hamilton, Governor of South Carolina (1804-06) and U.S. Secretary of Navy (1809-12) (d. 1816)

1767-12-22

Andreas Hofer, South Tirol, rebellion leader (fought Napoleon's France)

1771-04-13

Adam FJA van der Duyn, Dutch governor (South Holland)

1774-06-02

William Lawson, explorer of New South Wales, Australia (d. 1850)

1778-08-20

Bernardo O'Higgins, Chillán, Chile, South American independence leader who freed Chile from Spanish rule (1817-1823 Supreme Director of Chile)

1782-03-18

John C. Calhoun, Abbeville South Carolina, Andrew Jackson's VP (1825-32)

1795-02-03

Antonio José de Sucre, South American independence leader (d. 1830)

1795-02-18

George Peabody, South Danvers Mass, merchant/philanthropist

1797-07-10

Pieter L Uys, South African pioneer (Great Pull)

1813-07-26

Isaac Baumann, Kassel Hesse, Germany, a Jewish pioneer and trader in Bloemfontein, South Africa

1817-01-08

Sir Theophilus Shepstone, South African statesman (d. 1893)

1818-03-22

John Ainsworth Horrocks, English-born explorer of South Australia (d. 1846)

1819-09-17

Marthinus Wessels Pretorius, 1st president (Republic South Africa)

1822-09-16

Charles S Crocker, Pres of Central & South Pacific Railroad

1824-06-29

Victor J van Hinsbergh, South Neth engraver (PTT Stempels)

1824-12-19

Hercules Robinson, Ireland, South Africa Commissioner (1880-89, 1895-97)

1825-10-10

Paulus Kruger, Pres of South African Republic (1883), Boer leader

1826-06-24

George Goyder, surveyor-general of South Australia (d. 1898)

1831-01-20

Pieter J Joubert, general (South Africa)

1838-02-16

Arnoldus Pannevis, South African ship's doctor/linguist

1839-04-18

Henry Clarence Kendall, New South Wales Australia, poet (Bell Birds)

1841-11-20

Wilfrid Laurier, Sir Wilfrid Laurier and the New South Wales Lancers

1847-04-01

Jules-Nicolas Crevaux, French explorer (South America)

1847-10-09

Stephanus J du Toit, South Africa theologist/journalist (Afr Bond)

1847-10-22

Jacobus Herculas [Uncle Koos] de la Rey, South African politician

1848-12-09

Joel Chandler Harris, Song of the South

1853-02-09

Leander Starr Jameson, PM of South African Cape colony

1853-07-05

Cecil John Rhodes, South Africa, politician/diamond merchant

1854-07-12

George Eastman, Cannibals of the South Seas

1854-10-07

Christiaan R de Wet, South African rebel leader, politician and general in the Boer War

1855-03-24

Olive Schreiner, South African writer (Portrait of a South African Woman)

1856-07-15

Owen Dunell, cricketer (South Africa's 1st Test captain)

1857-08-08

Cécile Chaminade, Goin' South

1858-10-12

Alice Charbonnet Kellerman, Venus of the South Seas

1859-01-15

Archibald Peake, Premier of South Australia (d. 1920)

1859-05-01

Willem J Leyds, Dutch/South Africa lawyer/politician/diplomat

1861-01-12

James Mark Baldwin, Columbia South Carolina, American Philosopher and Psychologist

1862-02-10

W H "Gobo" Ashley, cricketer (7 wkts in 1 Test for South Africa 1889)

1862-09-27

Louis Botha, Greytown South Africa, 1st PM of South Africa (1910-19)

1865-08-04

Gus Kempis, South African cricketer (d. 1890)

1865-08-20

Bernard Tancred, South African cricketer (d. 1911)

1865-10-19

Godfrey Cripps, cricketer (one Test South Africa v England 1892, 18 & 3)

1865-11-01

Monty Bowden, cricketer (England Test capt v South Africa at 23)

1866-04-03

J. B. M. Hertzog [Barry Hertzog], Cape Colony, South African General/Premier (1914-39)

1868-04-05

J F "Flooi" Du Toit, cricketer (one Test South Africa 1892)

1868-06-06

Robert Falcon Scott, Plymouth, British leader of ill-fated south pole expedition

1869-06-16

Frederick O'Brien, White Shadows in the South Seas

1869-07-10

Henry Fragson, South Solitary

1870-02-03

Beatrice Grimshaw, Black Cargoes of the South Seas

1870-03-21

Herbert G. Ponting, 90° South

1870-05-24

Jan Christiaan Smuts, Prime Minister of South Africa and proponent of Commonwealth & League of Nations (d. 1950)

1870-06-24

Horatio Mbelle, Cape Colony, South African interpreter, community leader and politician

1870-12-21

Sir Patrick Duncan, Fortrie, Banffshire, Scotland, Governor-General of the Union of South Africa (1937 to 1943)

1871-05-10

Arthur T. Walden, With Byrd at the South Pole

1872-07-16

Roald Amundsen, Norway, explorer, discovered South Pole

1873-04-10

Frank Wild, South

1874-02-15

Ernest Shackleton, South

1874-04-14

Count Alexander, of Athlone, gov-gen (South-Africa/Canada)

1874-04-26

J H "Biddy" Anderson, cricketer (one Test South Africa v Australia 1902)

1874-05-22

Daniel F Malan, premier of South-Africa (1948-54)

1874-11-07

Joseph Willoughby, cricketer (2 Tests for South Africa 1895-96)

1875-03-26

Syngman Rhee, P'yŏngsan Hwanghae Province, first President of South Korea (1948-60)

1875-05-04

Reggie Schwartz, cricketer (1st of great South African googlists)

1875-06-08

Thomas B. Middleton, South Sea Adventures

1876-04-14

Murray Bisset, cricketer (South African wicket-keeper 1899 & 1910)

1876-06-04

Robert Dower, cricketer (1 Test South Africa v England 1898, scored 0 & 9)

1876-11-28

Bert Vogler, cricketer (early South African googly bowler)

1877-02-21

Jacob D du Toit [Totius], South African poet/theologist

1878-01-09

John Broadus Watson, Travelers Rest South Carolina, American Psychologist (behaviorism approach)

1878-01-26

A W "Dave" Nourse, cricketer ("Grand Old Man" of South African cricket)

1878-04-07

C M M Hathorn, cricketer (South African Test centurion in 1905-06)

1879-08-07

J J Kotze, South African cricket fast bowler (1902-07)

1880-05-21

Victor H. Czegka, With Byrd at the South Pole

1880-08-17

Percy Sherwell, cricketer (great South African batsman-keeper-captain)

1880-10-14

Raymond Wells, The Lure of the South Seas

1880-12-28

Christian DFL Leipoldt, South african physician/writer/poet

1881-03-13

Balthazar H Verhagen, Neth/South African dramatist/writer

1881-04-08

Charles J. Hunt, South of Panama

1881-04-23

Claude Carter, South African slow lefty cricketer (1912-22)

1882-02-09

Thomas Campbell, South African cricket wicketkeeper (5 Tests 1909-12)

1883-02-21

J M M "Mick" Commaille, cricketer (dual South African cricket/soccer rep)

1883-08-07

Clifford Marle, The Adventures of Lieutenant Daring R.N.: In a South American Port

1883-08-14

Ernest Everett Just, Charleston South Carolina, African-American embryologist known for his pioneering work in the physiology of development, especially fertilization and cell division

1883-11-17

Harold Baumgartner, cricketer (one Test South Africa v England 1913)

1884-02-04

Rolland Beaumont, cricketer (South African batsman in 5 tests 1912-14)

1884-02-12

Billy Emerson, Headin' South

1885-03-16

Sydney Chaplin, South Africa, actor (Limelight)

1885-10-02

Fern Foster, McVeagh of the South Seas

1885-9-04

James R. Sullivan, Venus of the South Seas

1886-06-28

Joe Cox, cricketer (South African pace bowler in 1913-14 series v England)

1886-08-13

Jacob Pierneef, South Africa, painter

1887-02-11

John van Melle, South African writer (Dawid Booysen)

1887-04-04

William Cumming Rose, Greenville South Carolina, American Biochemist who discovered threonine (an amino acid)

1887-08-02

Tommy Ward, Former South African cricketer (d. 1936)

1887-08-24

William O'Leary, South Sea Woman

1887-11-17

Bernard Law Montgomery, 1st Viscount Alamein, British Field Marshal, Kennington, South London

1888-10-25

Richard E. Byrd, With Byrd at the South Pole

1889-03-16

Reggie Walker, South African athlete (d. 1951)

1889-05-05

Herbie Taylor, cricketer (prolific South African pre- & post-WWI)

1889-06-20

John S. Paraskevopoulos, Greek-South African astronomer (d. 1951)

1889-07-26

Warren Hastings, Aroma of the South Seas

1889-09-03

Cecil Weston, South Africa, actor (Dude Ranch, Huckleberry Finn)

1890-12-27

Nick DeMaggio, Pickup on South Street

1891-02-12

Cecil Dixon, cricket off-spinner (1 Test for South Africa, 3-118, pair)

1891-03-14

John P Strijbos, Dutch writer (Wandering through South-Africa)

1892-01-03

John Ronald Reuel Tolkien, South Africa, philologist/writer (Lord of Rings)

1892-05-08

Ezio Pinza, Rome Italy, bass singer (South Pacific, RCA Victor Show)

1892-06-13

Basil Rathbone, Johannesburg South Africa, actor (Sherlock Holmes)

1892-07-22

John MacBryan, cricketer (one Test Eng v South Africa 1924 DNBat, DNbowl)

1892-08-18

Bill Bambridge, Tabu: A Story of the South Seas

1892-9-24

Ward Hamilton, South of St. Louis

1893-07-14

John G Strijdom, premier of South-Africa (1954-58)

1893-11-23

Jimmy Blanckenberg, cricket pace bowler (took 60 wickets for South Africa)

1893-12-31

J M Blankenberg, cricketer (60 wkts in 18 Tests for South Africa)

1894-08-22

Cecil Kellaway, South Africa, actor (Mr Earnshaw-Wuthering Heights)

1894-08-23

James La Guma, Bloemfontein, South African political activist and trade unionist

1894-10-05

Bevil Rudd, South African athlete (d. 1948)

1894-12-05

Charles Robberts, Winburg district of the Orange Free State, The first State President of South Africa

1895-02-03

Izak Buys, cricketer (one Test for South Africa 1922, 0 & 4*, 0-52)

1895-02-17

Anita Stewart, NY, actress (South of Hell Mountain)

1895-07-21

H G "Nummy" Deane, South African cricket Test captain (1927-31)

1895-11-16

Eduard Bagritsky, [Dzhubin], Russ poet/journalist (South-West)

1896-01-08

Manuel Rojas Sepulveda, Chile, writer (Men of the South)

1896-02-07

Harold Hoffman, South Amboy NJ, (Gov-NJ)

1896-05-21

Kathryn Johnson, South Pacific

1897-05-10

Dalton Parry Conyngham, cricketer (one Test South Africa v England 1923)

1897-08-26

Yoon Boseon, President of South Korea (d. 1990)

1897-12-16

Jacobus Petrus Duminy, cricketer (three Tests for South Africa 1927-29)

1898-06-11

Delmer Blair, South Pacific

1899-04-04

William Brann, cricketer (South African batsman v England 1922-23)

1899-09-29

Billy Butlin, South Africa, holiday camp promoter

1899-10-11

A L "Oosh" Ochse, cricketer (no relation to A E South African fast bowler)

1899-12-06

Harry Buller Siege Willis, son of South Africa boer in Ladysmith

1900-06-13

Ian Hunter, Capetown South Africa, actor (Dr Blood's Coffin, White Unicorn)

1900-06-25

Izak D du Plessis, South African writer/director (3rd World)

1900-07-10

Bob Catterall, cricketer (dashing South African batsman of 20's)

1900-11-21

Jobyna Ralston, South Pittsburgh TN, actress (For Heaven's Sake)

1901-01-03

Ngo Dinh Diem, pres/dictator of South Vietnam (1955-63)

1901-09-08

Hendrik F Verwoerd, premier South Africa (1958-66) (assassinated)

1901-10-02

[Ignatius] Roy [D] Campbell, South African poet (Flowering Rifle)

1902-01-01

Buster Nupen, cricketer (1-eyed South African quick, great on matting)

1902-03-28

Flora Robson, South Shields England, actress (Dominique is Dead)

1902-10-14

Stanley Coen, cricketer (South African batsman in two Tests 1927-28)

1903-01-11

Alan Paton, South Africa, writer (Cry, the Beloved Country)

1903-10-24

Melvin Purvis, Timmonsville South Carolina, American FBI agent

1903-11-11

Thomas Edward Allibone, Sheffield South Yorkshire, English Physicist (Manhattan Project, high-voltage particle acceleration)

1904-01-26

Douglas Evans, actor (South Pacific Trail)

1904-06-23

Quintin McMillan, cricketer (South African leg spinner 1929-32)

1904-12-12

Jim Christy, righty cricket batter (Transvaal, Queensland & South Africa)

1905-03-27

John Fleming (Jack) Brock, Port Elizabeth, South Africa, one of South Africa's most distinguished nutritional scientists and medical educators

1905-04-03

Hank Newman, South of the Chisholm Trail

1905-07-05

Jock Cameron, South African cricket keeper (captain)

1905-11-05

George Bissett, cricketer (successful South African quick in 1927-28)

1905-11-05

Joel McCrea, South Pasadena California, actor (Marshal-Wichita Town)

1906-01-06

Benedict Vilakazi, South Africa, poet/educator (Zulu-English Dictionary)

1906-02-27

H Algernon F "Algy" Rumbold, English diplomat (South Africa/Tibet)

1906-04-15

A J "Sandy" Bell, South African cricket fast bowler (16 Tests 1929-35)

1906-07-07

Hank Vadare, South Pacific

1906-12-02

Eric Dalton, cricketer (2 centuries in 15 Tests for South Africa 1929-39)

1907-02-03

James A. Michner, Doylestown, Pennsylvania, American author (Tales of the South Pacific, Hawaii)

1907-02-03

James A. Michener, South Pacific

1907-02-22

Don the Beachcomber, South Seas Adventure

1907-05-17

Horace McMahon, South Norwalk Ct, actor (Martin Kane Private Eye)

1907-07-20

Frederick E. Crockett, With Byrd at the South Pole

1907-11-19

George Hall, South Pacific

1907-11-27

Harve Foster, Song of the South

1907-12-16

Syd Curnow, cricketer (South African batsman in 7 Tests 1930-32)

1908-04-05

Grady Sutton, Chattanooga Tn, actor (Pruitts of South Hampton)

1908-05-26

Nguyen Ngoc Tho, Prime Minister of South Vietnam

1908-08-27

Donald [George] Bradman, Cootamundra New South Wales, Australian cricketer (6,996 runs)

1908-10-05

Joshua Logan, Broadway producer (South Pacific)

1908-9-06

Alfred Schieske, Pippi in the South Seas

1908-9-15

Jules Schermer, Pickup on South Street

1909-01-08

Bruce Mitchell, cricketer (South African bat, their top run-scorer (3471))

1909-02-11

Nellie Duran, South of Pago Pago

1909-02-19

Charlie Walker, South Aust cricket wicket-keeper (toured but no Tests)

1909-03-19

Louis Hayward, Johannesburg South Africa, actor (Lone Wolf, Survivors)

1909-04-05

Gerald Bond, cricketer (one Test South Africa v England 1938, 0 & 0-16)

1909-06-10

Mary Field, Song of the South

1909-07-15

John Cochrane, South African cricket pace bowler (one Test 1931)

1909-07-20

Eric Rowan, South African cricketer (prolific batsman pre- & post-WWII)

1909-07-23

Helen Martin, Don't Be a Menace to South Central While Drinking Your Juice in the Hood

1909-08-02

Lord Benson [Henry Alexander], Johannesburg South Africa, British accountant (Coopers & Lybrand)

1909-08-14

Len Darling, cricketer (South Australian & Test batsman of 30's)

1909-08-24

Ronnie Grieveson, South African cricket keeper/batsman (2 Tests v Eng 1939)

1909-08-26

Eric Quail Davies, cricket pace bowler (5 Tests for South Africa 1935-39)

1909-11-19

Moses Josiah Madiba, Seshego, Pietersburg (now Polokwane) district, South African author and first African chancellor of the University of the North

1909-12-28

Lou Meltzer, Bilko Goes South

1910-02-04

Uys Krige, South African playwright/novelist (Orphan of the Desert)

1910-05-19

Alan Melville, cricketer (graceful South African batsman 1938-49)

1910-07-08

Govan AM Mbeki, South African leader (ANC/SACP)

1910-10-15

Xenophon Balaskas, cricketer (South African leg-spinner of 30's)

1910-11-12

A "Dudley" Nourse, cricketer (son of Dave, brilliant South African bat)

1910-11-26

Cyril Cusack, Durban Natal South Africa, actor (Day of the Jackal)

1911-02-06

A W "Dooley" Briscoe, cricketer (batted in 2 Tests for South Africa 30's)

1911-02-08

Elizabeth Bishop, US poet (North & South)/Pulitzer Prize (1956)

1911-05-28

Bob Crisp, cricketer (South African pace bowler of 1930s)

1911-06-01

Erik Rolf, Song of the South

1912-09-13

Reta Shaw, South Paris Maine, actress (Ghost & Mrs Muir)

1912-12-26

Ben Kadish, South Pacific

1913-05-22

Andrea C Bensddorp, Dutch/South African actress (Commensaal)

1913-09-10

Zeph[ania L] Mothopeng, pres South Afr Pan-African Congress (1986- )

1913-10-17

Leonard J. South, Hang 'Em High

1913-10-20

Bao Dai, emperor of Annam/Indochina/head of South Vietnam (1949-55)

1913-10-22

Bo Dai, Huế, last Emperor of Vietnam (1926-45) and Chief of State of South Vietnam (1949-55)

1914-01-20

Wensley Pithey, Cape Town South Africa, actor (Winston Churchill-Ike)

1914-02-20

John Daly, South Africa, newscaster/TV game show host (What's My Line)

1914-02-27

Olov Wigren, South of the Highway

1914-04-19

Archie Savage, South Pacific

1914-05-02

Dennis Dyer, cricketer (opened batting for South Africa v England 1947)

1914-05-19

Maurice Rapf, Song of the South

1914-06-18

Billy Wade, cricket wicket-keeper (South African in 11 Tests 1938-50)

1914-06-29

Dr Nnoseng Ellen Kate Khuzwayo, Thaba-Nchu Orange Free State, South African member of parliament (ANC) and noted writer ("Call me Woman")

1914-08-07

Ted Moore, South Africa, cinematographer (James Bond)

1914-09-05

Gail Kubik, South Coffeyville, Oklahoma, composer (Gerald McBoing Boing)

1914-10-05

Kay St. Germain Wells, How to See South America by Bus

1914-12-12

Denis Begbie, cricketer (South African batsman in five Tests 1948-50)

1915-02-26

Elisabeth Eybers, South Afr/Dutch poetess (That Woman & Other Verses)

1915-04-17

Joe Foss, Sioux Falls, South Dakota, American fighter ace (Medal of Honor-1943) and politician (d. 2003)

1915-04-20

Joseph Wolpe, South African-born psychotherapist (d. 1997)

1915-07-17

Habib Rajab, Durban, South African, a trader and collector of oriental art

1915-12-13

Balthazar Johannes Vorster, Prime Minister of South Africa (1966-77)

1916-01-12

A P[ieter] W Botha, Orange Free State, president of South Africa

1916-03-16

Niní Gambier, The South

1916-05-24

Roden Cutler, Governor (New South Wales)

1916-06-04

Robert Furchgott, Charleston South Carolina, American Chemist and Nobel Laureate

1916-11-22

Ila McAvoy, South Pacific

1916-9-18

Rossano Brazzi, South Pacific

1917-08-06

Robert Mitchum, Bridgeport Ct, actor (Winds of War, North & South)

1917-08-15

Martin Ljung, Pippi in the South Seas

1917-09-30

Chung Hee Park, general/pres of South Korea (1961-79), assassinated

1917-11-20

Bobby Locke, South African golfer (d. 1987)

1918-01-28

Carl Kent, A Wind from the South

1918-07-09

Rowley I Arenstein, South African attorney/communist/ANC'er

1918-07-18

Nelson Mandela, Qunu South Africa, political prisoner (ANC)/President (1994-1999)/ Nobel (1993)

1919-02-06

Lindsay Tuckett, cricketer (son of Len, 9 Tests for South Africa 1947-49)

1919-04-09

Ryan Hayes, South Wind

1919-05-22

Douglas Heyes, North and South

1919-05-23

Robert KJE Antonissen, South African literary

1919-07-16

Choi Kyuha, President of South Korea (d. 2006)

1919-12-25

Freddie Baker, South Pacific

1920-05-26

Jack Cheetham, cricketer (South African batsman, Test capt early 50's)

1920-09-23

Gerard W Taylor, South African/British surgeon

1920-12-07

Tatamkulu Afrika, South African poet and writer (d. 2002)

1920-12-28

Bruce McCarty, South Bend, Indiana, architect (1982 World Fair), (d. 2013)

1921-02-07

Athol Rowan, cricketer (brother of Eric, South African off-spinner)

1921-03-29

Hugh Neill, Lord-Lieutenant (South Yorkshire)

1921-05-17

Alice Hammerstein, Passion, Prejudice and South Pacific: Creating an American Masterpiece

1921-07-10

Jeff Donnell, South Windham Maine, actor (Gidget Goes to Rome)

1921-08-27

Roy Damron, South Pacific

1922-04-30

Anton Murray, cricketer (South African batsman in 10 Tests 1951-55)

1922-06-11

John Bromfield, South Bend In, actor (Easy to Love)

1922-10-13

Gilberto Mendes, A Child from the South

1922-11-08

Christiaan Barnard, South African surgeon (perform 1st heart transplant)

1922-12-08

George Fullerton, cricketer (South African keeper-batsman 1947-51)

1922-12-10

Kalle Bergholm, Pippi in the South Seas

1923-01-08

Giorgio Tozzi, South Pacific

1923-04-05

Nguyen Van Thieu, South Vietnam President (1965-75)

1923-04-10

John Watkins, cricketer (South African all-rounder in 15 Tests 49-57)

1923-04-25

Floyd Simmons, South Pacific

1923-04-28

William Guarnere, South Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, American WWII Veteran portrayed in the HBO miniseries Band of Brothers, (d. 2014)

1923-08-31

Nikolaus Schilling, Pippi in the South Seas

1923-10-05

Glynis Johns, Pretoria South Africa, actress (Mary Poppins)

1923-11-20

Nadine Gordimer, South African author (July's people, Nobel 1991)

1923-12-20

Nadine Gordimer, Springs South Africa, novelist

1923-12-24

Wilton S Mkwayi, South African ANC leader

1924-05-13

Harry Schwarz, South African MP and Ambassador to the US

1924-05-31

Russell Endean, cricketer (28 Tests for South Africa, handled the ball 1956)

1924-07-26

Elias Motsoaledi, South African Umkhonto we Sizwe-commandant

1924-10-01

Carlton Risdon, Goin' South

1924-10-15

Nigel Green, South Africa, actor (Skull, Tobruk, Ipcress File)

1924-10-16

Joe Bailey, South Pacific

1925-02-20

Alex La Guma, Cape Town South Africa, novelist (A Walk in the Night)

1925-05-04

Peter Blum, German/South African/English poet (Capricorn)

1925-05-24

Francois J [Frank] le Roux, chief whip (South Afr Conserv Party)

1925-06-19

Alfred B Nzo, South African sec-gen ANC (1969- )

1925-06-28

Anne Mackenzie, South African long distance athlete

1925-08-15

Gertrude Shope, South African head (ANC female section)

1925-08-15

Gertrude Shope, Johannesburg, South Africa, leader of the ANC Women's League

1925-10-14

Phillip Tobias, Durban, Natal, South Africa, palaeoanthropologist and 3 x Nobel Prize nominee(hominid fossil sites), (d. 2012)

1925-10-24

Jayaaram N Reddy, South African politician/banker

1925-11-10

Richard Burton, South Wales, actor (Cleopatra, Virginia Woolf)

1925-12-03

Ken Funston, South African cricket batsman (18 Tests during 1950's)

1925-12-03

Kim Dae Jung, South Korean President, Nobel laureate

1925-12-25

Christmas F Tinto, South African ANC'er/UDF-leader

1926-01-06

Kim Dae-jung, President of South Korea and Nobel laureate

1926-01-29

Roberto Goyeneche, The South

1926-02-20

Edgar Meuli, cricketer (opened NZ batting in Test v South Africa 1953)

1926-03-01

Pete Rozelle, [Alvin Rozelle] South Gate California, American NFL commissioner (1960-89)

1926-03-09

Gerrit A Kooy, Dutch sociologist (Apartheid & work in South Africa)

1926-05-17

Geoffrey Caston, vice chancellor (U of South Pacific)

1926-09-11

Gerrit van Niekerk Viljoen, South African minister of Legislation

1926-10-18

Bobby Beers, South of Santa Fe

1926-12-24

Ronald Draper, cricketer (South African batsman v Australia 1949-50)

1926-12-26

Edgar D Ngoyi, South African ANC leader (17 yrs in Robbeneiland Jail)

1927-03-29

Arthur Ravenel Jr, (Rep-R-South Carolina)

1927-05-05

Sid O'Linn, cricketer (soccer for South Africa 1947, cricket 1960)

1927-05-24

Martinus J Mentz, South African MP (Conservative)

1927-07-22

George Hunter, South Africa, light heavyweight boxer (Oly-gold-1948)

1927-10-21

Nadine Judd, [Nadia Moore/Nerina], South African/British ballerina

1927-10-25

Hedley Keith, cricketer (solid left-handed for South Africa in the 1950's)

1927-11-04

Bobby Breen, Way Down South

1927-11-09

Carel W H Boshoff, South African head (Broederbond/Volkswag)

1927-12-20

Kim Young-sam, President of South Korea

1928-03-01

Seymour Papert, South African mathematician

1928-03-19

Clive Van Ryneveld, cricketer (South African all-rounder 1951-58)

1928-05-04

Betsy Rawls, Spartanburg South Carolina, golfer (US Womens Open-51, 53, 57, 60)

1928-06-28

Peter Heine, cricketer (solid South African fast bowler in 1950's)

1928-07-10

Jack Nel, cricketer (South African opening bat in 6 Tests 1949-57)

1928-10-17

Zacharias J de Beer, South African physician/MP (DP)

1928-11-12

Robert Holness, Natal, South Africa, English radio and television presenter (BBC), (d. 2012)

1929-01-23

Ian Thomson, cricketer (England seam bowler v South Africa 1964-65)

1929-01-30

Hugh Tayfield, cricketer (celebrated South African off-spinner 1949-60)

1929-03-11

Jackie McGlew, cricketer (dour South African opening bat of the 50')

1929-03-24

Cuan McCarthy, cricketer (36 Test wkts for South Africa, 1 career no-ball)

1929-05-21

Paul Winslow, cricketer (big-hitter for South Africa, 108 v England 1955)

1929-05-23

Joe Modise, South African commandant of Umkhonto we Sizwe (1965- )

1929-06-28

Helena van Heerden, South African pianist

1929-08-12

Peter Greenwell, Twenty Minutes South

1929-08-23

Ann South, Anna Karenina

1929-11-05

Faye Antaky, South Pacific

1929-12-09

Bob Hawke, Bordertown, South Australia, 23rd Australian Prime Minister (1983-91) and Leader of the Labor Party

1929-9-07

Harry South, School for Sex

1929-9-18

Jack Mullaney, South Pacific

1930-01-01

Yvonne De Lavallade, South Pacific

1930-01-11

Rod Taylor, Sydney, New South Wales, Australian actor (The Birds, Time Machine)

1930-01-14

Kenny Wheeler, South of Black Drink Crier

1930-01-16

Guil Fisher, South of No North

1930-01-19

John Waite, cricket wicket-keeper (great South African)

1930-01-30

Magnus Adem Malan, South African minister of Defense (1980- )

1930-04-15

Elijah Barayi, head of South Africa union centre (COSATU)

1930-04-26

Buck Class, South Pacific

1930-04-27

Roelof F "Pik" Botha, South African minister of Foreign affairs

1930-06-03

Michael Melle, cricketer (South African pace bowler of early 1950's)

1930-06-07

Ian Leggat, cricketer (1 Test v South Africa 1953-54 without distinction)

1930-07-09

Roy McLean, cricketer (prolific South African batsman played 40 Tests)

1930-08-04

David M G Curry, South African Labour Party parliament leader

1930-09-08

Nguyen Cao Ky, Premier of South Vietnam

1930-10-13

Peter J Clase, South African minister of Education/Culture (1985- )

1930-11-19

Al Ramrus, Goin' South

1931-01-10

Alexander L "Alex" Boraine, South Africa vicar/MP

1931-03-08

Neil Adcock, cricketer (South African pace bowler, 104 wkts 1953-62), (d. 2013)

1931-04-19

Hendrick J "Kobie" Coetsee, South Africa minister of Defense/Justice

1931-06-03

Raúl Castro, South of the Border

1931-07-15

Eugene Louw, South African minister of Internal affairs

1931-08-01

Trevor Goddard, cricketer (South African opening batsman & opening bowler)

1931-08-02

Eddie Fuller, cricketer (South African fast bowler in 7 Tests 1952-58)

1931-08-09

Mark Weinberg, South African/British fiancier/multi-millionaire

1931-09-04

Mitzi Gaynor, Chicago Illinois, American actress/singer/dancer (Anything Goes, South Pacific)

1931-11-15

John Kerr, NYC, actor (South Pacific, Peyton Place, Pit & Pendulum)

1931-11-15

John Kerr, South Pacific

1931-12-16

Lenmana Guerin, South Pacific

1931-12-28

Georg "Org" Marais, South African economist/underminister of Finance

1931-9-09

Gene Holland, Song of the South

1931-9-16

Jan Johansson, Pippi in the South Seas

1932-03-04

Miriam Makeba, Johannesburg South Africa, singer (Grammy 1965)

1932-03-15

Arif Mardin, South Park: Bigger Longer & Uncut

1932-03-18

F[rederik] W[illem] de Klerk, president South Africa (1989-94)

1932-03-31

Godfrey Lawrence, cricketer (South African fast bowler, 8-53 v NZ 1961)

1932-04-17

Jonni Paris, South Pacific

1932-06-11

Athol Fugard, Middleburg South Africa, anti-apartheid writer (Blood Knot)

1932-07-27

Curnick M Ndlovu, Jailed South Africian worker's union leader

1932-10-19

Lloyd Haynes, South Bend Indiana, actor (Pete Dixon-Room 222)

1932-11-11

John Caler, South Pacific

1932-11-30

Cho Namchul, South Korean professional Go player (d. 2006)

1932-12-04

Roh Tae Woo, Taegu South Korea, President South Korea (1988-93)

1932-12-18

Roger Smith, South Gate California, actor (77 Sunset Strip)

1933-03-06

Kim Elgie, cricketer (South African bat v NZ 1961-62, Scotland RU intl)

1933-03-12

Durwood Bloomgren, South Pacific

1933-03-22

Chris Duckworth, cricketer (South African batsman v England 1956-57)

1933-04-29

Keith Baxter, South Wales, actor (Barretts at Wimpole Street)

1933-05-03

James Brown, Barnwell, South Carolina, American soul singer (Hot Pants, Living in America) and originator of funk music (d. 2006)

1933-07-17

Tony Pithey, cricketer (brother of David, South African batsman in 17 Tests)

1933-08-14

Bryce Courtenay, Johannesburg, South Africa, Australian novelist (The Power of One), (d. 2012)

1933-10-10

Gerald Masters, South African/British author (Pan Book of Dates)

1933-10-12

Donald Mundell, South Pacific

1933-10-13

Monica Meyer, South Pacific

1933-12-06

Jim Pothecary, cricketer (South African pace bowler on 1960 England tour)

1934-01-08

Georg Riedel, Pippi in the South Seas

1934-02-22

Sparky Anderson [George Lee Anderson], Bridgewater South Dakota, American MLB manager (Cincinnati Reds, Detroit Tigers)

1934-05-26

Abdulah M "Dulah" Omar, South African attorney/UDF-leader

1934-08-14

Anita Louise Dano, South Pacific

1934-08-20

Sneaky Pete Kleinow, South Blend, IN, country-rock musician (Flying Burrito Brothers), (d. 2007)

1934-10-03

Harold Ralph Henning, Johannesburg South Africa, PGA golfer (1966 Texas Open)

1934-11-09

Ronald Harwood, [Horwitz], South African playwright (Dresser)

1935-02-05

John J "Jannie" Geldenhuys, supreme commander South African army

1935-03-09

Sister Bernard Ncube, South African nun

1935-05-26

Sheila Steafel, South African-born British actress

1935-05-29

Andre P Brink, South African writer (Dry White Season)

1935-05-29

Denis J Worrall, South African politician/leader (DP)

1935-06-25

Wynand Breytenbach, South African under minister of Defense (1986- )

1935-07-01

Carl Esser, South Pacific

1935-07-12

Chris Burger, cricketer (South African batsman v Australia 1957-58)

1935-07-24

George Varnals, South African cricket batsman (England 1964-65)

1935-08-05

Zakes Mokae, Johannesburg South Africa, actor (Comedians)

1935-10-09

Paul Barton, cricketer (NZ batsman in early 1960's, century v South Africa)

1935-11-01

Gary Player, Johannesburg, South African PGA golfer (Brit Open-1959, 68, 74)

1935-12-31

Glenn Leedy, Song of the South

1936-01-08

Ferdinand Hartzenberg, South African minister of Education (1979-82)

1936-02-02

Darlene Engle, South Pacific

1936-04-10

Barbara Donaldson, South Pacific

1936-09-14

Nicol Williamson, Hamilton, South Lanarkshire, Scottish actor (Excalibur, Spawn)

1936-09-26

Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, South African anti-apartheid activist and politician

1936-10-13

Åke Hartwig, Pippi in the South Seas

1936-10-22

Neville E Alexander, South african (10 years in Robbeneiland Jail)

1936-12-08

W S "Buster" Farrer, cricketer (South African Test batsman 1962-64)

1936-9-04

John Coldren, South Pacific

1937-03-14

Peter van der Merwe, cricketer (South African captain of mid-1960's)

1937-03-14

Jarl Borssén, Pippi in the South Seas

1937-06-11

Chad Everett [Raymon Lee Cramton], South Bend, Indiana, American actor (Medical Center, Airplane II)

1937-07-01

Ebrahim I Ebrahim, South African ANCer/Umkhonto we Sizwe-leader

1937-11-15

Jimmy Ellis, RockHill, South Carolina, soul singer (The Trammps - Disco Inferno), (d. 2012)

1937-12-11

Adrian J Vlok, South African NP-minister of Law & Order (1986- )

1938-04-05

Colin Bland, cricketer (South African bat Maybe the best cover field)

1938-05-21

Derek Marlowe, Murder, She Wrote: South by Southwest

1938-05-24

Glen Hall, cricket leg-spinner (South African in one Test v England 1964)

1938-07-06

Luana Patten, Song of the South

1938-07-18

Dudu Pukwana, [Mtutuzel], South African/British saxophonist/composer

1938-07-18

Dudu Pukwana, Nelson Mandela: An International Tribute for a Free South Africa

1938-10-28

Peter Carlstein, cricketer (South African Test batsman 1958-64)

1938-11-19

Richard Dumbrill, cricketer (South African all-rounder in 5 Tests 1965-67)

1938-11-24

Wynne Bradburn, cricketer (father of Grant NZ batsman v South Africa 1964)

1938-12-09

Elizabeth H "Rina" Venter, South African minister of Health care

1938-12-15

Dennis RB Madide, South African Internal minister of Transkei

1939-02-09

Janet Suzman, South African actress (Dry White Season, Nuns on the Run)

1939-04-04

Hugh Masekela, Wilbank South Africa, trumpeter (I Am Not Afraid)

1939-04-15

Marty Wilder, Blackheath, South London, English singer-songwriter and father of rocker Kim Wilde

1939-06-06

Nganani Enos J Mabuza, South African leader (Inyandza Natl Movement)

1939-06-26

Smangaliso P Mkhatshwa, South Africa, sec-gen (Bishops' Conference 1983-88)

1939-07-26

Wopko Jensma, Middelburg, Eastern Province, South African poet and graphic designer

1939-09-15

Breyten Breytenbach, South African poet/painter

1939-09-17

Joseph Mosikili, South African actor/singer

1939-10-11

Franklin A Sonn, union leader (South African workers)

1939-11-05

Ken Walter, South African cricket pace bowler (1961-62 series v NZ)

1940-01-17

Oswald Mbuyiseni Mtshali, South African poet (Fireflames)

1940-01-19

Barend J du Plessis, South African minister of Finance (1984- )

1940-02-17

Dennis Gamsy, cricketer (South African bat in 2 Tests v Australia 1970)

1940-02-22

Johnson P Mlambo, South African leader (Pan-African Congress)

1940-02-28

Joe South, Atlanta, Georgia, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (Games People Play), (d. 2012)

1940-02-28

Joe South, Children of Men

1940-05-18

Pat Trimborn, cricket pace bowler (South African in 4 Tests 1966-70)

1940-06-05

H R "Tiger" Lance, cricketer (South African batting all-rounder 1961-67)

1940-06-23

Simon Hobday, Mareking South Africa, PGA golfer (1994 US Senior Open)

1940-07-10

Dawid J "Dawie" de Villiers, South African minister of energy (1989- )

1940-07-21

James E Clyburn, (Rep-D-South Carolina)

1940-08-10

Richard Wells, Chief Constable (South Yorkshire)

1940-08-12

Eddie Barlow, cricketer (Great South African all-rounder)

1940-08-31

Jack Thompson [John Payne], Sydney, New South Wales, Australian actor (Breaker Morant, The Man from Snowy River)

1940-10-21

Manfred Mann, [Michael Lubowitz], South Africa, rocker (Mighty Quinn)

1941-09-07

Mogoboya NN Ramadike, South African politician in Lebowa

1941-11-14

Hermanus J Kriel, South African minister of Planning (1989- )

1942-01-14

Amichand Rajbansi, South African politician

1942-05-22

Pallo Jordan, South African ANC member/heads (Radio Freedom)

1942-05-24

Ali Bacher, cricketer (South African batsman & capt in 60's)

1942-06-18

Thabo Mbeki, Idutywa, Transkei, South Africa, former President of South Africa

1942-06-18

Thabo M Mbeki, South African economist/1st vice-president (1994- )

1942-06-28

"Chris" Martin Thembisile Hani, sec-gen (South African Communist Party)

1942-10-26

John P "Jannie" Roux, South African sect to pres (Botha/De Klerk)

1942-11-21

Johan Clason, Pippi in the South Seas

1943-03-16

Kim Mu-saeng, South Korean actor (d. 2005)

1943-03-30

Bob Blewett, cricketer (father of Greg South Aust batsman 1975-79)

1943-05-25

Wynand C Malan, South African lawyer/NP/DP-politician

1943-11-09

John Shepherd, cricketer (WI all-rounder 1969-71, later in South Africa)

1943-12-28

Oscar D Dhlomo, South African sect-gen of Inkatha (1978-90)

1944-01-10

Rory Byrne, South African racing car designer

1944-01-12

Joe Frazier, Beaufort South Carolina, HW boxer (Olympic-gold-1964)/champ (1968-73)

1944-02-27

Graeme Pollock, cricketer (South African batting prodigy)

1944-03-09

Lee Irvine, cricketer (South African batsman, only Tests in 1970)

1944-03-15

Linda Fontanette, South Central

1944-04-08

Hywel Bennett, South Wales, actor (Family Way, Shelley)

1944-05-14

Maureen Byrnes, Goin' South

1944-08-19

Samuel J de Beer, South Africa vicar/underminister of Education

1944-10-10

Christopher N Dlamini, South African union/SACP-leader

1945-06-27

Omar Badsha, Durban, South Africa, South African photographer, trade unionist and political activist

1945-07-21

Barry Richards, extraordinary cricket batsman (4 Tests for South Africa)

1945-9-13

Salvatore Misticone, Welcome to the South

1946-01-09

Paul V. Liu, South Sea Woman

1946-01-24

John Harrison, South Africa correspondent (BBC)

1946-08-06

Roh Moo-hyun, South Korean politician

1946-09-01

Roh Moo-Hyun, President of South Korea

1946-10-06

Tony Greig, South Africa, cricketer (English all-rounder 1972-77), (d. 2012)

1946-10-13

Edwina Currie, London and South East

1946-10-29

Strinivasa Moodley, South African anti-apartheid activist

1946-12-18

Stephen (Steve) Biko, South African anti-apartheid activist

1946-12-28

Tim Johnson, American politician, senior senator from South Dakota

1946-9-25

Seiji Izumi, South to the Horizon

1947-01-01

Alan Abelew, Don't Be a Menace to South Central While Drinking Your Juice in the Hood

1947-03-24

Pieter W Coetzer, South African journalist/MP (NP)

1947-04-11

Uli Edel, Neuenburg am Rhein, South Baden, German film director

1947-05-17

John Traicos, cricketer (in Egypt South Africa 1970, Zimbabwe 1992-93)

1947-06-05

Eric Molobi, South Africa, activist (ANC)

1947-06-13

Daniel P A "Danie" Schutte, South African underminister of Justice

1947-06-30

Tapio Kouki, The South

1947-08-07

Mosibudi Mangena, South African black leader (On Your Own)

1947-12-19

Janie Fricke, South Whitley In, singer (It Ain't Easy Bein' Easy)

1947-12-30

Stephanus S "Tian" van Merwe, leader (South Africa Democratic Party)

1948-01-17

Alexander "Alec" Erwin, South African worker's union leader

1948-04-04

John Lee Beatty, 'South Pacific' in Concert from Carnegie Hall

1948-05-15

Leslie Wenner, South of the Border

1948-06-22

Maria Melin, Sergeant Körmy and the South Pacific

1948-08-13

Mosiuoa Patrick "Terror" Lekota, South African UDF/ANC-leader

1948-10-21

Moses J "Moss" Mayekiso, South African union/SACP-leader

1949-03-22

Graham Fowler, South West 9

1949-07-14

Lukas D Barnard, head of South Africa secret service (NIS)

1949-07-23

Clive Rice, South African cricket all-rounder (WSC 1978-79, ODI 1991)

1949-08-12

Anthony Akerman, South Africa, director

1949-08-20

Norman Featherstone, South African cricketer

1949-10-31

Dumisa B Ntsebeza, South African attorney/anti-apartheid activist

1950-01-29

Jody Schecter, South African auto maker (World Driver's 1979)

1950-03-18

Chuck Schulthies II, Don't Be a Menace to South Central While Drinking Your Juice in the Hood

1950-05-03

Mary Hopkin, South Wales, singer (Those Were the Days)

1950-09-17

Lawrence Anthony, Johannesberg, South Africa, conservationist and author, (d. 2012)

1950-10-05

Aake Kalliala, The Hijack That Went South

1950-11-07

Augusto Gen'un Alcalde, Buenos Aires, 1st South American Zen teacher

1950-12-03

Muntu Myeza, South African anti-apartheid activist

1950-12-30

Yunus I Mahomed, South African attorney/leader (UDF)

1951-03-09

Helen Zille, South African politician

1951-03-19

Warren Hsieh, South Pacific

1951-10-12

Sally Little, Cape Town South Africa, LPGA golfer (1982 Dinah Shore)

1951-10-15

Roscoe Tanner, Kiawah Island South Carolina, tennis player (Wimbledon Finals 1979)

1952-01-23

Omar Henry, cricketer (1st colored player for South Africa 1992)

1952-03-10

Oupa J Gqozo, South African warden/army commandant (Ciskei)

1952-04-26

Popo Simon Molefe, secretary-general (South Africa UDF)

1952-05-10

Lee Brilleaux, Durban South Africa, British musician (Dr Feelgood)

1952-07-14

Joel Silver, South Orange NJ, producer (Warriors, Xanadu, Die Hard)

1952-07-15

Larry Blank, South Park: Bigger Longer & Uncut

1952-10-09

Sharon Osbourne, Brixton, South London, music manager, TV personality and wife of Ozzy Osbourne (X-Factor, America's Got Talent)

1952-11-17

M Cyril Ramaphosa, sec-gen of South African Mine Workers' Union

1953-01-22

Myung-Whun Chung, Seoul South Korea, pianist/conductor (Chung Trio)

1953-01-29

Hwang Woo-Suk, South Korean biomedical scientist

1953-02-02

James Mndaweni, South African worker's union leader/president (NACTU)

1953-02-19

Cristina Fernández de Kirchner, South of the Border

1953-02-25

Kim Yeong-cheol, South Korean actor

1953-03-08

Jim Rice, Anderson, South Carolina, American MLB left fielder (AL MVP 1978)

1953-03-12

Jeff Osterhage, South of Reno

1953-05-27

Robert L. Wilson, Goin' South

1953-06-26

Ralph Ezell, Union Miss, singer (Shenandoah-Sunday in the South)

1953-07-13

Violeta Dinescu, Tabu: A Story of the South Seas

1953-07-15

John Denham, More Power to the South? A South Today Special

1953-07-31

Jimmy Cook, cricketer (South African opening batsman 1992)

1953-08-11

Sanford Jensen, South Haven Mich, actor (Foley Square)

1953-09-11

Jani Allan, South African journalist and media personality

1953-10-14

Greg Evigan, South Amboy NJ, actor (BJ-BJ & the Bear, Melrose Place)

1954-03-02

Stone Phumelele Sizani, South African treasurer (UDF)

1954-03-20

Jim Seales, Hamilton Ala, singer (Shenandoah-Sunday in the South)

1954-05-02

Bulelani T Ngcuka, South African attorney/leader (UDF)

1954-06-20

Alan [Joseph] Lamb, South African/British cricket player (Northampton)

1954-06-28

Alice Krige, South African actress (Chariots of Fire, Ladykiller)

1954-07-06

Willie Randolph, Holly Hill South Carolina, former New York Mets manager

1954-12-22

Jayaseelan Naidoo, South African worker's union leader

1955-05-14

Peter Kirsten, cricketer (South African middle-order batsman)

1956-01-31

Trevor A Manuel, South African UDF/ANC-leader

1956-02-25

Tommy Lynch, South of Nowhere

1956-04-29

Josh Shainberg, South of Heaven, West of Hell

1956-06-25

Bongiwe (Bongi) Dhlomo-Mautloa, Vryheid, Natal, South African artist

1956-06-30

Paris Barclay, Don't Be a Menace to South Central While Drinking Your Juice in the Hood

1956-07-03

Eddie Edwards, South Africa, tennis star

1956-08-25

Pete Demetriou, South Bureau Homicide

1956-10-02

Murphy Morobe, South Afr UDF leader (spent 3 yrs in Robbeneiland Jail)

1956-10-04

Sherri Turner, Greenville South Carolina, LPGA golfer (1988 Mazda LPGA Champ)

1956-10-08

Janice E Voss Ford, South Bend Ind, PhD/Astronaut (STS 57, 63, 83, 94)

1956-10-08

Janice Voss, South Bend, Indiana, astronaut (shuttle radar topography mission), (d. 2012)

1956-10-14

Beth Daniel, Charleston South Carolina, LPGA golfer (1990 Kemper Open)

1956-11-25

Ena Heese, South African costume designer (Willem of Orange)

1956-12-08

Michael C. Burgess, South of 8

1957-01-15

Mario Van Peebles, Mexico, actor (Posse, South Bronx Heroes)

1957-01-28

Nick Price, Durban South Africa, PGA golfer (1991 Byron Nelson Classic)

1957-02-09

Mohammed Valli Moosa, South African leader (UDF)

1957-02-16

Kevin R. Young, North and South

1957-03-19

Claudio Bisio, Welcome to the South

1957-04-07

Kim Kap-su, South Korean actor

1957-05-21

Staffan Hallerstam, Pippi in the South Seas

1957-09-14

Kepler Wessels, Bloemfontein South Africa, South African cricketer who played for both Australia and South Africa, the latter as captain.

1957-09-15

Fulton Peter Allem, Kroonstad South Africa, PGA golfer (1993 SW Bell)

1957-10-22

Pär Sundberg, Pippi in the South Seas

1957-12-26

Mike South, Rachel's Requiem

1958-01-03

Shim Hyung-rae, South Korean filmmaker

1958-01-07

Peter R Mokaba, president (South African Youth Congress)

1958-02-27

Naas Botha, South African rugby union footballer

1958-03-02

Kevin Curren, South Africa, tennis star

1958-03-06

Igor Czerniawski, South by North

1958-04-05

Johan Kriek, South Africa, tennis player (US Indoor 1982)

1958-04-18

Malcolm Marshall, World Cup Match 17: South Africa vs West Indies

1958-05-31

Mkhuseli Jack, South African UDF-leader (consumer boycots)

1958-06-01

Megan Van Peebles, South Bronx Heroes

1958-06-25

Debbie Green, South Korea, volleyball player (Olympic-silver-1984)

1958-07-19

Michael Spielberg, South Central

1958-08-11

Lori Garbacz, South Bend IN, LPGA golfer (1989 Circle K Tucson Open)

1958-12-12

Giorgio Magliulo, Welcome to the South

1958-12-28

Mike McGuire, Haleyville Ala, singer (Shenandoah-Sunday in the South)

1959-01-19

Craig Williams, Due South

1959-02-05

Gary Mortensen, 2612 South Ave. West

1959-02-28

Sydney P Mufamadi, South African leader (SACP)

1959-03-16

Stan Thorn, Kenosha Wisc, singer (Shenandoah-Sunday in the South)

1959-04-22

Nicky Le Roux, South Africa, LPGA golfer (1994 Atlanta Champ-15th)

1959-05-04

Inger Nilsson, Pippi in the South Seas

1959-05-29

Tamayo Otsuki, Don't Be a Menace to South Central While Drinking Your Juice in the Hood

1959-06-09

Maria Persson, Pippi in the South Seas

1959-06-11

Mark Rezyka, South of Reno

1959-07-01

Anne Garefino, South Park: Bigger Longer & Uncut

1959-07-05

Tim Shaw, cricketer (South African ODI slow lefty 1991)

1959-07-26

Kevin Spacey, South Orange NJ, actor (Dad, Henry & June, Darrow)

1959-08-24

Adrian Kuiper, cricketer (South African all-rounder)

1959-09-11

David Laurence Frost, Cape Town South Africa, PGA golfer (1988 Southern Open)

1959-10-11

Bob Inglis, (Rep-R-South Carolina)

1959-10-15

Emeril Lagasse, South Florida Favorites

1959-11-23

Don Reed, Don't Be a Menace to South Central While Drinking Your Juice in the Hood

1959-12-08

Marty Raybon, Sanford Fla, singer (Shenandoah-Sunday in the South)

1960-01-07

David Marciano, Newark NJ, actor (Det Ray Vecchio-Due South)

1960-01-26

Jorma Friman, The Hijack That Went South

1960-02-19

Keith Musa[kawukhathi] Zondi, South African head of Inkatha Youth Brigade

1960-04-14

Pat Symcox, cricketer (South African off-spinner 1993- )

1960-05-12

Lisa Martin, Gawler, South Australia, Australian marathoner (Olympic-silver 1988)

1960-05-27

John L. Chaldu, Don't Be a Menace to South Central While Drinking Your Juice in the Hood

1960-08-28

Cunningham T Ngcukana, South African worker's union leader

1960-09-28

Derek James, Durban South Africa, Canadian Tour golfer (1994 Infiniti)

1960-10-17

Mandy Yachad, cricketer (South African ODI opening batsman 1991)

1960-10-24

Steve Fish, North & South

1960-11-02

Rosalyn Nideffer, Durban South Africa, tennis star (1993 Futures-Midland MI)

1961-03-04

Roger Wessels, Port Elizabeth South Africa, golfer (1994 Canadian Masters)

1961-03-19

Micki Pistorius, Moses Sithole: The South African Strangler

1961-06-05

Mary Kay Bergman, South Park: Bigger Longer & Uncut

1961-12-04

Neale Joudrie, Due South

1962-01-22

Choi Min-sik, South Korean actor

1962-05-16

Jacek Januszyk, South by North

1962-06-10

Eric Dawson, Due South

1962-06-16

Arnold Vosloo, South African actor

1962-08-03

Lucky Dube, South African reggae singer

1962-08-20

Dong-Wook Song, South Korean tennis player

1962-10-23

Christo van Rensburg, South Africa, tennis star

1962-10-30

Courtney Walsh, South Africa vs Australia: 5th One Day International

1962-11-26

John Samuel Inman, Greensboro NC, PGA golfer (1993 Buick South Open)

1962-12-08

Steve Elkington, Inverell New South Wales, Australian golfer (1995 PGA Championship)

1962-12-16

Jon Tenney, actor (Brooklyn South)

1962-12-23

Kang Je-gyu, South Korean film director

1962-9-02

Tracy Smothers, IWA Mid South: Point Proven

1963-01-03

Ashley Chinner, Cape Town South Africa, golfer (1992 CGIA Canadian Tour)

1963-01-15

Erling Kagge, Norway, explorer (South Pole)

1963-02-13

Duane Powell, South Park: Bigger Longer & Uncut

1963-03-15

Ralf Mosig, South of Pico

1963-04-13

Colin Bowman, The South Bank Show

1963-08-03

Steven Jaquith, 2612 South Ave. West

1963-10-14

Yim Jae-beom, South Korean singer

1963-12-22

Bryan McMillan, cricketer (brilliant South African all-rounder since 1992)

1963-9-29

Les Claypool, South Park

1963-9-30

David Barbe, Drive by Truckers: Dirty South Live @ 40 Watt

1964-01-24

Ronnie McCann, Evander South Africa, Nike golfer (1993 Hawkeye-37th)

1964-10-12

Fanie De Villers, cricketer (great South African pace bowler 1993- )

1964-11-29

Perry Parker, South Laguna Beach California, golfer (1992 Xerox BC Open)

1964-12-24

Gary Muller, South Africa, tennis star

1965-02-01

David Callaghan, cricketer (South African all-rounder in one-dayers 1992)

1965-02-15

Craig Matthews, cricket pace bowler (South African Test)

1965-02-19

John Commins, cricketer (South African Test batsman v NZ 1994-95)

1965-03-06

Tom Chase, Deep South: The Big and the Easy, Part 1

1965-03-17

Andrew Hudson, South African cricket player

1965-04-03

Nazia Hassan, South Asian pop singer (d.2000)

1965-04-24

Son Chang Min, South Korean actor

1965-07-01

Jose Brown, South Park

1965-10-25

Charles Scaggs, IWA Mid South: 500th Show

1965-11-24

Kim Roe-ha, South Korean actor

1965-12-30

Lukasz Karwowski, South by North

1966-01-07

Corrie Sanders, Pretoria, South Africa, boxer, (WBO heavyweight champion, 2003), (d. 2012)

1966-03-01

LaRita Shelby, South Central

1966-03-14

Tertius Bosch, cricketer (South African pace bowler 1992)

1966-03-17

Andrew Hudson, cricketer (South Africa, 163 on debut vs WI 1992)

1966-04-06

Young Man Kang, South Korean film director

1966-05-26

Zola Budd Pieterse, Bloemfontein South Africa, track star (Oly-1988)

1966-06-22

Meyrick Pringle, cricket pace bowler (South African)

1966-07-16

Warren Sallenback, South Surrey BC, cyclist (Olympics-96)

1966-08-18

Kang Soo-yeon, South Korean actress

1966-09-04

Debra Lewin, South Burlington Vermont, Miss Vermont-America (1991)

1966-10-10

Elana Meyer, [van Zyl], South Africa, runner (Olympics-silver-92)

1966-10-20

Allan Donald, cricketer (great South African fast bowler)

1966-11-02

Rosalyn Fairbank, South Africa, tennis player

1966-12-02

Clive Eksteen, cricketer (South African slow left-armer 1993)

1967-01-02

Francois Pienaar, Vereeniging Transvaal (now known as Gauteng Province), South African rugby player and captain of the Springboks

1967-01-17

Song Kang-ho, South Korean actor

1967-01-24

Shannon Butler, South Lake Tahoe California, 10k runner

1967-03-04

Daryll Cullinan, South African cricketer (batsman Warne's bunny)

1967-04-03

Madison McKoy, South Pacific

1967-06-30

Rudi Steyn, cricketer (South African opening batsman 1995)

1967-08-08

Ben Fouchee, Kuruman South Africa, Canadian Tour golfer (1987 S Afr Amateur)

1967-11-23

Gary Kirsten, cricketer (South African lefty opening batsman 1993-)

1967-12-19

Doug Johns, South Bend IN, pitcher (Oakland A's)

1968-01-02

Chris Spencer, Don't Be a Menace to South Central While Drinking Your Juice in the Hood

1968-03-04

Dinky van Rensburg, South Africa, tennis star

1968-03-08

Clare Wood, Zululand South Africa, tennis star (1986 Futures-Lisbon)

1968-03-09

Michael Golden, Bikini Summer III: South Beach Heat

1968-04-03

Mike Lansing, Adidas Golden South Classic 2011 (Live Internet Broadcast)

1968-04-07

Catalijn Willemsen, South

1968-05-01

Sol Kyung-gu, South Korean actor

1968-05-05

Tim Neilsen, cricket wicket-keeper (South Australian 1991)

1968-06-15

Oh Dal-su, South Korean actor

1968-06-24

Frank C. Agnone II, South Park: Bigger Longer & Uncut

1968-07-27

Julian McMahon, Sydney, New South Wales, Australian actor (Nip/Tuck, Profiler)

1968-08-18

Lee Seung-yeon, South Korean actress

1968-11-01

Park Shin-yang, South Korean actor

1968-12-02

Elna Reinach, Pretoria South Africa, tennis star

1968-12-24

Joe Scuderi, cricketer (South Australian all-rounder)

1969-01-29

Linda Bogle, Soccer: South of the Umbilo

1969-05-26

Musetta Vander, South African actress

1969-06-24

Thabo Mngomeni, Cape Town, South African football player

1969-07-26

Jonty Rhodes, South African cricket batsman (brilliant fielder)

1969-07-30

Errol Stewart, South African cricket wicket-keeper (limited-over 1993)

1969-09-25

Hansie Cronje, cricket captain (solid South African batsman)

1969-10-17

Theodore Ernest Els, Johannesburg South Africa, PGA golfer (1994 US Open)

1969-10-19

Trey Parker, South Park: Bigger Longer & Uncut

1969-10-24

Toddy Walters, South Park: Bigger Longer & Uncut

1969-10-26

Mike Pritchard, Shaw Air Force Base, South Carolina, NFL wide receiver (Denver Broncos, Seattle Seahawks)

1969-11-07

Eric Presley, South of Pico

1969-9-13

Keith Murray, Don't Be a Menace to South Central While Drinking Your Juice in the Hood

1970-03-11

Brett Liddle, Boksburg South Africa, Canadian Tour golfer (1993 Newcastle)

1970-04-08

Elisabetta Burranca, Welcome to the South

1970-05-19

Choi Kyung-Ju, South Korean professional golfer

1970-07-12

Brian Lee Byung-Hun, South Korean actor

1970-08-04

Steven Jack, cricketer (South African pace bowler 1994-95)

1970-08-26

Brett Schultz, cricket pace bowler (South African Test)

1970-09-01

Hwang Jung-min, South Korean actor

1970-10-01

Gam Wu-seong, South Korean actor

1970-10-05

South Park Mexican, American rapper

1970-10-09

Park Sang-min, South Korean actor

1970-11-29

Ghislain Bergevin, 2612 South Ave. West

1970-9-01

Alex Murray-Leslie, Our Island in the South Pacific

1971-01-31

Lee Young Ae, South Korean actress

1971-02-03

Hong Seok-cheon, South Korean actor

1971-02-15

Barbara Failey-Herbert, South Africa, golfer (1989 winner SA Champ)

1971-02-23

Jeong Chan, South Korean actor

1971-05-01

Jamie Marie Swenson, Miss USA-South Dakota (1997)

1971-05-26

Matt Stone, South Park: Bigger Longer & Uncut

1971-06-25

Michael Tucker, South Boston VA, outfielder (KC Royals)

1971-07-20

William Deering Jr, South Bend Indiana, pole vaulter

1971-07-23

Dalvin DeGrate, Don't Be a Menace to South Central While Drinking Your Juice in the Hood

1971-08-06

Craig Ball, South Pacific

1971-08-17

Uhm Jung-hwa, South Korean singer and actress

1971-09-15

Wayne Ferreira, Johannesburg South Africa, tennis star (Munich 1995)

1971-10-04

Fernando Quiñones, Kings of South Beach

1971-10-12

Ahn Jae Wook, South Korean actor, composer and singer

1971-10-22

Amanda Coetzer, Hoopstad South Africa, tennis star (1996 Aust semi)

1971-10-30

Ahn Jae Wook, South Korean actor and singer

1971-9-28

P.H. O'Brien, 6 Days to Air: The Making of South Park

1972-01-03

Yoon Chan, South Korean actor

1972-03-07

Jang Dong-gun, South Korean actor and musician

1972-03-15

Casey Cristin Mizell, Miss USA-South Carolina (1997)

1972-07-28

Yeom Jeong-ah, South Korean actress

1972-08-27

Chris Imes, South Paris Maine, US hockey defenseman (Olympics-1994)

1972-08-29

Bae Yong Joon, South Korean actor

1972-09-03

Shim Eun-ha, South Korean actress

1972-10-24

Kim Ji-soo, South Korean actress

1972-11-10

Carol Anne Becker, Miss Universe-South Africa (1996)

1972-12-18

Marcos Ondruska, South Africa, tennis star

1973-01-20

Josh Weston, Deep South: The Big and the Easy, Part 1

1973-01-24

Pirjo Määttä, The Hijack That Went South

1973-02-01

Óscar Pérez Rojas, Group A: South Africa vs Mexico

1973-03-20

Nico Boje, cricketer (South African ODI left-arm spinner 1996)

1973-03-20

Jung Woo-sung, South Korean actor

1973-04-05

April D. Patrick, Uptown Hall: The Harlem South Africa Connection - Going Home

1973-05-09

Chu Sang-mi, South Korean actress

1973-05-20

Eleonora Benfatto, South Kensington

1973-05-20

Duy Nguyen, South Kensington

1973-06-07

Song Yun-ah, South Korean model and actress

1973-06-14

Daniel Marsh, cricketer (son of Rod South Aust slow lefty since 1993)

1973-06-24

Ji Jin Hee, South Korean actor

1973-07-05

Joe, Don't Be a Menace to South Central While Drinking Your Juice in the Hood

1973-07-16

Shaun Pollock, cricketer (son of Peter South African Test quick 1995-)

1973-08-01

Ben Johnson, cricketer (promising South Australian opening batsman)

1973-09-03

Joanette Kruger, Johannesburg South Africa, tennis star

1973-09-18

Mark Shuttleworth, South African entrepreneur

1973-11-07

Yunjin Kim, South Korean actress

1973-12-15

Ryu Seung-wan, South Korean actor and director

1974-01-09

Craig Wishart, cricketer (Zimbabwe Test batsman vs South Africa 1995)

1974-01-27

ZP Theart, South African-born English singer (Dragonforce)

1974-02-07

Steve Nash, Johannesburg South Africa, Canadian NBA guard (Dallas Mavericks, Phoenix Suns, LA Lakers)

1974-02-23

Herschelle Gibbs, cricketer (South African Test batsman 1996)

1974-03-03

Chris 'Crispy' Brion, South Park: Bigger Longer & Uncut

1974-03-09

Mark Harrity, cricketer (promising South Aust left-arm fast bowler)

1974-04-01

Andrey Sokolov, To the South of North

1974-04-05

Uhm Tae Woong, South Korean actor

1974-04-12

Jack Shih, South Park: Bigger Longer & Uncut

1974-06-14

Jang Jin-young, South Korean actress

1974-06-30

Hezekiel Sepeng, Potchefstroom South Africa, South African athlete

1974-07-02

Moon So-ri, South Korean actress

1974-07-25

Lysa Jackson, Miss South Carolina USA (1996)

1974-09-22

Yoo Chae-yeong, South Korean singer and actress

1974-10-10

Naike Rivelli, Welcome to the South

1974-11-01

V V S Laxman, cricketer (Indian Test batsman v South Africa 1996- )

1974-12-07

Kang Full, South Korean webcomic artist

1974-12-13

Bastiaan Driessen, South

1974-9-25

Sebastian Cole, Deep South: The Big and the Easy, Part 1

1975-02-17

Harisu, South Korean singer, model and actress

1975-03-04

Kim Jung-Eun, South Korean actress

1975-03-23

Alysson Chiodi, South Bronx Heroes

1975-04-06

Zach Braff, South Orange, New Jersey, American actor (Dr. John Dorian-Scrubs)

1975-05-23

Kim Sung-soo, South Korean actor

1975-05-26

Lauryn Hill, South Orange New Jersey, American singer-songwriter (The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill)

1975-05-28

Caresa Winters, Miss South Dakota USA (1996)

1975-06-11

Choi Ji Woo, South Korean actress and model

1975-07-23

Seong Hyeon-ah, South Korean actress

1975-08-07

Charlize Theron, Transvaal, South Africa, actress (The Cider House Rules, Monster)

1975-08-22

Mbali Gasa, Miss South Africa Universe (1997)

1975-09-08

Lee Eul-Yong, South Korean footballer

1975-10-16

Jacques Kallis, cricketer (South African Test all-rounder v England 1995)

1975-11-21

Edna de Jesus, Kings of South Beach

1975-11-26

Jack Ryan, Deep South: The Big and the Easy, Part 1

1975-11-29

Jim South Jr., Porn

1976-02-22

Faan Rautenbach, South African rugby player

1976-03-25

Cha Tae-hyun, South Korean actor

1976-03-25

Baek Ji Young, South Korean singer

1976-04-02

Rory Sabbatini, South African golfer

1976-04-13

Yu Ji-tae, South Korean actor

1976-05-09

Jug Bebler, Journey to the South

1976-07-06

Mike Zent, From the South to the Stars

1976-08-05

Kwon Sang-woo, South Korean actor

1976-08-20

Mart van Genugten, South

1976-09-06

Hyun Young, South Korean actress and pop singer

1976-10-05

Song Seung-hun, South Korean actor

1976-10-15

Yoon Son-ha, South Korean actress and singer

1976-10-22

Musa Bakeer, South Central

1976-11-03

Guillermo Franco, Group A: South Africa vs Mexico

1976-11-18

Brad Eric Johnson, New Port South

1976-11-27

Jean Grae, South African-born rapper

1976-12-03

Mark Boucher, South African cricketer

1977-01-03

Anthony Sant'Anselmo, South Park: Kyle Sucks Cartman's Balls - The Trilogy

1977-01-12

Sara Walsh, South Bend In, fencer-foil (Olympics-96)

1977-02-14

Elmer Symons, South African motorcycle racer (d. 2007)

1977-02-27

Ji Sung, South Korean actor

1977-03-12

Drew Glick, The 2008 South Coast Indie Gathering

1977-05-05

Choi Kang-hee, South Korean actress

1977-05-09

Choi Jeong-yoon, South Korean actress

1977-05-11

Victor Matfield, South African rugby union footballer

1977-05-21

Quinton Fortune, South African footballer

1977-07-06

Makhaya Ntini, South African cricketer

1977-07-15

Andre Nel, South African Cricketer

1977-07-30

Jayme Dickman, South Bend Ind, 3x20 rifle (Olympics-1996)

1977-08-12

Park Yong-ha, South Korean actor and singer

1977-09-09

Chae Jung-an, South Korean actress and singer

1977-09-29

Won Bin, South Korean actor

1977-11-04

So Ji-sub, South Korean swimmer, model and actor

1977-11-12

Benni McCarthy, South African footballer

1977-11-17

Ryk Neethling, South African swimmer

1977-12-02

Siyabonga Nomvethe, South African footballer plays for Aalborg BK

1977-12-17

Christian Coleman, South Central

1977-12-25

Uhm Ji-won, South Korean actress

1978-01-03

Park Sol-mi, South Korean actress

1978-02-20

Jeremy Jordan, Deep South: The Big and the Easy, Part 1

1978-02-21

Park Eun-hye, South Korean actress

1978-02-21

Kim Ha Neul, South Korean actress

1978-03-30

Wendy Christina Roberts, Miss South Carolina Teen USA (1996)

1978-04-03

John Smit, South African rugby player

1978-05-14

Valentina Lodovini, Welcome to the South

1978-07-25

Caroline Nicole Brigman, Miss South Carolina Teen USA (1997)

1978-10-04

Ko Soo, South Korean television and movie actor

1978-12-05

Ava Leigh Stewart, South of Southern

1979-01-08

Seol Ki-Hyeon, South Korean footballer

1979-02-14

Jason Hawke, Deep South: The Big and the Easy, Part 2

1979-02-22

Lee Na-young, South Korean actress

1979-03-28

Juli Keech, Miss South Dakota Teen USA (1997)

1979-03-28

Park Chae-rim, South Korean actress

1979-04-04

Rebecca Stoyel, South Australia, gymnast (Olympics-96)

1979-05-10

Lee Hyori, South Korean singer

1979-05-13

Brian Leavell, South Down Orchard

1979-05-22

Ned Record, The South's Last Rebel

1979-06-19

Jason Tyler, Deep South: The Big and the Easy, Part 1

1979-06-27

Kim Gyu-ri, South Korean actress

1979-06-28

Ha Ji-won, South Korean actress and singer

1979-07-24

Lee Si-yeon, South Korean actress

1979-08-04

Robin Peterson, South African cricketer

1979-08-08

Eric Inman, South of Heaven

1979-10-10

Ahn Chil Hyun (Kangta), lead singer of the former South Korean group H.O.T.

1979-10-11

Bae Doona, South Korean model and actress

1979-12-16

Trevor Immelman, South African golfer

1979-9-03

Jimmy McGuire, Deep South: The Big and the Easy, Part 2

1979-9-14

Leigh Boone, 'South Pacific' in Concert from Carnegie Hall

1980-01-15

Jessie Winn, North and South

1980-03-04

Jung Da Bin, South Korean actress (d. 2007)

1980-03-13

Lee Jung-hyun, South Korean pop singer and actress

1980-03-20

Ock Ju-Hyun, South Korean singer

1980-03-29

Kim Tae Hee, South Korean actress

1980-04-05

Lee Jae Won, South Korean actor, singer, and rapper

1980-04-17

Lee Hyun-il, South Korean badminton player

1980-05-09

Tatewin Means, Miss South Dakota Teen USA (1996)

1980-05-09

Cho Hyeon Jae, South Korean actor

1980-05-25

Jae Hee, South Korean actor

1980-07-03

Roland Mark Schoeman, South African swimmer

1980-07-26

Lee Dong-gun, South Korean actor

1980-08-09

Ryu Seung-beom, South Korean actor

1980-09-13

Han Chae Young, South Korean actress

1980-09-21

Tomas Scheckter, South African racing driver

1980-10-30

Choi Hong-man, South Korean kickboxer

1980-11-02

Kim So-yeon, South Korean actress

1980-11-25

Aaron Mokoena, South African soccer player

1980-11-25

Aaron Mokoena, Group A: South Africa vs Mexico

1980-9-10

William Mueller, IWA Mid South: Gory Days 4 - Home Sweet Home

1981-01-18

Kang Dong-won, South Korean model and actor

1981-02-01

Graeme Smith, South African cricketer

1981-02-18

Kim Jae Won, South Korean actor

1981-02-25

Park Ji-Sung, South Korean footballer

1981-03-03

Kim Yoo-Jin (Eugene), South Korean singer and actress

1981-03-03

Sung Yu Ri, South Korean singer and actress

1981-03-19

Kim Rae Won, South Korean actor and model

1981-03-23

Jennifer Steffin, North and South, Book II

1981-06-11

Robert M. Neilson, South of No North

1981-07-12

Adrienne Camp, South African singer/songwriter

1981-07-22

William Ramos Jr., South of the Border: Part Uno

1981-07-28

Jo In Sung, South Korean actor

1981-07-30

Juan Smith, South African rugby player

1981-08-15

Song Ji-hyo, South Korean actress

1981-10-27

Han Hye-jin, South Korean actress

1981-10-30

Jun Ji-hyun, South Korean actress

1981-11-06

Lee Dong Wook, South Korean actor

1981-9-13

Tommy Brandt, Deep South: The Big and the Easy, Part 1

1982-01-04

Kang Hye-jeong, South Korean actress

1982-01-11

Son Ye-jin, South Korean actress

1982-02-02

Han Ga In, South Korean model/actress

1982-02-26

Song Hye Kyo, South Korean model and actress

1982-02-28

Vince Ditonno, Deep South: The Big and the Easy, Part 1

1982-03-17

Steven Pienaar, South African footballer

1982-04-17

Lee Jun Ki, South Korean actor and model

1982-06-15

Zach Heffner, When the Man Went South

1982-07-13

Shin-Soo Choo, South Korean baseball player

1982-07-25

Monde Zondeki, South African cricketer

1982-09-11

Shriya Saran, South Indian actress

1982-09-25

Hyun Bin, South Korean actor

1982-11-16

Jannie du Plessis, South African rugby player

1983-02-02

Will South, Thirteen Senses frontman

1983-02-03

Silambarasan Rajendar, famous south Indian actor

1983-04-13

Schalk Burger, South African rugby player

1983-05-07

Lesley Nadwodnik, The South Side Chapter

1983-06-12

Bryan Habana, South African rugby player

1983-06-27

Dale Steyn, South African cricketer

1983-07-06

Serena South, Cafe Flesh 3

1983-10-09

Jang Mi-Ran, South Korean weightlifter

1983-10-25

Han Yeo-reum, South Korean actress

1983-10-26

Luke Watson, South African rugby player

1983-11-16

K, South Korean singer

1984-02-10

Kim Hyo-jin, South Korean actress

1984-02-17

AB de Villiers, South African cricketer

1984-04-05

Shin Min-a, South Korean model and actress

1984-04-19

Lee Da Hae, South Korean actress

1984-05-03

Nam Sang-mi, South Korean actress and model

1984-05-16

Mickie Knuckles, IWA Mid South: 500th Show

1984-06-08

Daniel Hooven, Old South Pittsburg Hospital

1984-06-29

Han Ji-hye, South Korean actress and model

1984-08-21

Neil Dexter, South African cricketer

1984-08-31

Charl Schwartzel, South African golfer

1984-10-03

Yoon Eun Hye, South Korean actress

1984-11-12

Sandara Park, South Korean actor

1984-11-17

Park Han-byul, South Korean actress

1984-12-07

Tyler Gowman, South of Wawa

1985-01-05

Yoon So-Yi, South Korean actress

1985-01-17

Kang-In, South Korean singer/dancer/actor/MC/DJ(Super Junior)

1985-02-13

Kwak Ji-min, South Korean actress

1985-11-23

Ahn Hyun-Soo, South Korean short track skater

1986-01-22

Lee Pa-ni, South Korean model

1986-01-30

C. Lo, Fuckin' Around in South Beach 3

1986-03-29

Samantha South, A2m 9

1986-07-12

JP Pietersen, South African rugby union footballer

1986-09-11

Chiliboy Ralepelle, South African rugby player

1986-11-04

Adrian Zaugg, South African racing driver

1986-11-22

Oscar Pistorius, South African paralympic athlete

1986-12-29

Kim Ok-bin, South Korean actress and model

1986-9-14

Jessie Electra, Fuckin' Around in South Beach 3

1987-05-06

Moon Geun-young, South Korean actress

1987-05-14

Francois Steyn, South African rugby union footballer

1988-02-22

Efraín Juárez, Group A: South Africa vs Mexico

1988-04-12

Stephen Brogan, South Yorkshire: Mark

1988-07-12

Inbee Park, South Korean golfer

1988-9-15

Sophia Young, On the Road: South Beach

1989-03-01

Carlos Vela, Group A: South Africa vs Mexico

1989-03-27

Caite Upton, Miss Teen South Carolina

1989-09-27

Park Tae-Hwan, South Korean swimmer

1990-06-04

Jade Kennedy, Fuckin' Around in South Beach 5

1990-08-06

Vardi Fivaz, The South African Story

1991-11-10

Inseong Cho, South Korean actor

1991-12-24

Louis Tomlinson, Doncaster South Yorkshire, British pop singer (One Direction)

1992-08-10

Ko Ah-seong, South Korean actress

1993-03-11

Soane Prescott, When the Man Went South

1996-02-17

Sasha Pieterse, South African child actress

South - Notable Weddings

Joseph Smith JrJan 17, 1827

Howard FloreyOct 19, 1926

Melvin PurvisAug 22, 1931

Syngman RheeOct 8, 1934

James BrownOct 22, 1970

Mel GibsonJun 7, 1980

Roald DahlDec 15, 1983

Mats WilanderJan 3, 1987

Cate BlanchettDec 29, 1997

Reese WitherspoonJun 5, 1999

Russell CroweApr 7, 2003

Glenn McGrathNov 18, 2010

Avril LavigneJul 1, 2013

South - Weddings
Date Event
1827-01-17

Religious leader Joseph Smith Jr (21) weds church group movement leader Emma Smith (22) in South Bainbridge, New York

1926-10-19

Pathologist Howard Florey (28) weds Ethel Reed at Holy Trinity Church in Paddington, New South Wales

1931-08-22

FBI agent Melvin Purvis (27) weds childhood sweetheart Marie Rosanne Willcox at St. John's Episcopal Church in Florence, South Carolina

1934-10-08

South Korean President Syngman Rhee (59) weds Francesca Donner (34)

1940-01-02

Archibald Campbell Mzoliza Jordan, Xhosa writer, linguist and academic and outspoken critic of the South African National Party government's Bantu Education policy, marries Priscilla Phyllis Ntantla.

1949-01-18

South African Rev Andries P Treurnicht marries Engela Dreyer

1956-10-06

South African politician "Kobie" Coetsee marries Helena E Malan

1969-04-11

South African president Frederik de Klerk marries Marike Willemse

1970-10-22

Singer James Brown (37) weds Deidre Jenkins in Barnwell, South Carolina

1980-06-07

Actor Mel Gibson (24) weds Robyn Moore (24) in Forestville, New South Wales

1983-12-15

Author Roald Dahl (36) weds Liccy Crosland (45) at Brixton Town Hall in South London

1985-08-15

Anti-apartheid lawyer Bulelani Ngcuka marries in South Africa

1987-01-03

Tennis player champ Mats Wilander (22) weds model Sonya Mulholland in South Africa

1989-04-15

South African/British Olympic runner Zola Budd marries

1990-05-05

"Crocodile Dundee" actors Paul Hogan (50) weds Linda Kozlowski (32) at their newly built $3 million mansion at Faraway Possum Creek in New South Wales, Australia

1996-03-24

Former Atlanta mayor and UN ambassador Andrew Young (64) weds Carolyn Watson (49) in South Africa

1996-04-12

Actor and filmmaker Dennis Hopper (60) weds actress Victoria Duffy (29) at Boston's Old South Church

1997-12-29

Actress Cate Blanchett (28) weds screenwriter Andrew Upton (31) at Blue Mountains National Park in New South Wales, Australia

1999-06-05

Actress Reese Witherspoon (23) weds actor Ryan Phillippe (24) at the Old Wide Awake Plantation along the Sono River in Charleston, South Carolina

2003-04-07

Academy Award "Gladiator" actor Russell Crowe (39) weds singer Danielle Spencer (32) at his 560-acre cattle farm in Nana Glen, New South Wales, Australia

2005-12-10

Rugby Star Clyde Rathbone (24) weds Carrie-Ann Leeson in South Africa

2005-12-17

Australian country singer Kasey Chambers (29) weds singer-songwriter Shane Nicholson in Avoca, New South Wales

2006-04-08

Spanish model and actress Ines Sastre (32) weds Alexandro Corrias at Brompton Oratory in South Kensington, London

2008-03-29

Biggest Loser contestant Amy Hildreth (28) weds Marty Wolff (27) in Charleston, South Carolina

2010-10-10

Actress and singer Alexa Vega (22) weds film producer Sean Covel (34) at the historical Homestake Opera House in South Dakota

2010-11-18

Cricketer Glenn McGrath (40) weds interior designer Sara Leonardi in Cronulla, New South Wales

2011-10-29

Actress Eva Amurri (26) weds former Major League Soccer player Kyle Martino (31) in Charleston, South Carolina

2012-09-09

"Gossip Girl" actress Blake Lively (25) weds "Green Lantern" actor Ryan Reynolds (35) at Boone Hall in Mount Pleasant, South Carolina

2013-07-01

Canadian singer Avril Lavigne (28) weds Canadian singer Chad Kroeger (38) at the Château de La Napoule, a reconstructed medieval castle on the Mediterranean Sea in the South of France.

South - Notable Deaths

J. B. M. HertzogNov 21, 1942

Syngman RheeJul 19, 1965

Nguyễn Văn ThiệuSep 29, 2001

Nelson MandelaDec 5, 2013

South - Deaths
Date Event
1298-03-14

Petrus Johannis Olivi, South France theologist, dies

1444-04-26

Robert Campin, South Neth painter/porter of Doornik, dies at about 65

1556-03-19

Lieven van der Maude, [Ammonius], South Netherlands poet, dies at 70

1569-09-05

Pieter Bruegel, South Netherlands painter, dies at about 44

1580-11-09

Gaspar Schetz, South Neth, minster of chief treasurer, dies at 67

1584-08-04

John van Hembyze, South Netherlands Calvinist, dies at 71

1598-06-28

Abraham Ortelius, [Ortels/Hortels], South Neth geographer, dies at 71

1649-10-24

Ferdinand van Boisschot, South Neth diplomat, dies at about 89

1655-06-30

Jacob Boonen, South Netherlands clergyman/lawyer, dies at 81

1668-11-16

Antoon Anselmo, South Netherlands lawyer, dies at about 79

1669-05-24

Pieter Cuypers, South Neth lawyer, dies at 48

1669-11-20

Arnold Geulincx, South Neth philosopher (Cholera), dies at 45

1707-05-03

Michiel de Swaen, South Netherlands physician/poet, dies at 53

1716-07-08

Robert South, English churchman (b. 1634)

1723-04-10

Claude F Tserclaes, South Neth earl of Tilly, dies at 74

1780-07-04

Charles Alexander, Duke of Lotharingen South Neth, dies at 67

1783-05-03

Pieter Valck(x), South Netherlands sculptor, dies at 49

1784-01-01

Patrice F earl de Neney, South Neth Secret Council chairman, dies at 67

1784-07-15

Johan B Straub, South German sculptor, dies

1814-08-31

Arthur Phillip, British admiral, first Governor of New South Wales (b. 1738)

1823-01-05

Major George Johnston, Lieutenant-Governor of New South Wales (b. 1764)

1828-09-22

Shaka, South African Zulu king, dies

1830-12-17

Simón Bolívar, South American revolutionary and president (Colombia), dies at 47 in Santa Marta, Colombia

1836-03-06

James Butler Bonham, American lawyer from South Carolina and soldier (b. 1807)

1838-04-11

Pieter L Uys, South African pioneer (Great Pull), murdered at 40

1846-09-23

John Ainsworth Horrocks, English-born explorer of South Australia (b. 1818)

1848-12-19

Adam FJA van Duyn, governor of South Holland, dies at 77

1850-06-16

William Lawson explorer of New South Wales, Australia (b. 1774)

1850-08-17

Jose de San Martin, South American revolutionary hero and general, dies at 72

1851-03-11

George McDuffie, Governor of South Carolina (b. 1790)

1852-12-16

Andries H Potgieter, South African/Transvaal explorer, dies at 59

1867-01-11

Sir Stuart Donaldson, first Premier of the Colony of New South Wales (b. 1812)

1881-07-19

Isaac Baumann, a Jewish pioneer and trader in Bloemfontein, South Africa, dies at 67

1884-08-14

Arnoldus Pannevis, South African shipping agent/linguist, dies at 46

1890-05-19

Gus Kempis, cricketer (South Africa's 1st Test), dies of fever at 24

1892-01-02

Frederick William Barber, South African frontiersman and scientist, dies at 78

1892-02-16

Henry Walter Bates, naturalist/explorer (South America), dies

1892-02-19

Monty Bowden, cricket captain (England v South Africa 1889), dies at 26

1893-06-23

Sir Theophilus Shepstone, British-born South African statesman (b. 1817)

1893-07-09

George Christopher Cato, Natal pioneer and first mayor of Durban South Africa, dies at 79

1895-04-19

Victor J van Hinsbergh, South Neth engraver (PTT-stempels), dies at 70

1897-10-28

Hercules Robinson, South Africa Commissioner (1880-89,1895-97), dies at 72

1898-11-02

George Goyder, English-born surveyor-general of South Australia (b. 1826)

1899-11-28

Adrian the la Rey, son of South African general, dies in battle at 19

1899-12-11

Andrew Wauchope, British Major-General, dies in Battle of Magersfontein in the Boer war, South Africa. Another British Major, The Marquess of Winchester also killed.

1900-02-16

George Labram, US mine engineer in South Africa, dies in battle

1900-03-27

Pieter J Joubert [Smart Piet], South African general, dies at 69

1900-03-31

Frank Milligan, cricketer (Mafeking 2 Tests Eng v South Africa 1898-99), dies

1900-04-05

Comte de Villebois-Marevil, French/South African general, dies in battle

1901-05-19

Marthinus Wessels Pretorius, 1st pres Rep South-Africa, dies at 81

1901-10-30

... Opperman, South African Boer general (Spy), killed in battle

1901-12-01

George Lohmann, cricketer (in South Africa 18 Tests, 112 wickets), dies

1902-01-17

Gideon Scheepers, South Africa Boer leader, executed

1902-04-11

... Potgieter, South African Boer general, dies in battle

1904-07-14

President Paul Kruger, the face of Boer resistance against the British during the South African or Second Boer War (1899—1902), heart failure at 78

1906-03-23

Victor Barton, cricketer (scored 23 in Test Eng v South Africa 1892), dies

1907-01-14

Sir James Fergusson, British politician, and governor of South Australia, New Zealand and Bombay (b. 1832)

1908-05-31

C L "Boy" Johnson, cricketer (Test for South Africa 1895-96), dies

1908-07-03

Joel Chandler Harris, Song of the South

1909-07-10

Flooi Du Toit, cricket leg-spinner (Test for South Africa 1892), dies

1911-02-04

Peter A "Piet" Cronje, South Africa Boer general, dies at about 75

1911-02-18

Bill Murdoch, cricketer, dies while watching Aust v South Africa Test

1911-11-23

Bernard Tancred, cricketer (87 runs in 1888-89 South Africa v England), dies

1913-02-28

Elephant seal, 6.8-m, 4000-kg, killed in S Georgia (South Atlantic)

1913-12-31

Henry Fragson, South Solitary

1914-07-14

Alice Charbonnet Kellerman, Venus of the South Seas

1916-08-01

Claude Newberry, South African cricket All-rounder (v England 1913-14), dies

1917-03-18

William Shalders, South African cricket batsman (12 Tests 1895-1907), dies

1917-07-31

Charlie Finlason, cricketer (South Africa's 1st Test), dies

1917-09-12

Eric Lundie, cricketer (WWI Test South Africa v England 1914), dies

1917-11-19

Basil Grieve, cricketer (batted in 2 Tests England v South Africa 1889), dies

1918-10-17

Gordon White, cricketer (WW I Superb South African batsman 1905-12), dies

1918-11-18

Reggie Schwartz, cricketer (55 wickets for South Africa), dies

1919-02-17

Wilfrid Laurier, Sir Wilfrid Laurier and the New South Wales Lancers

1919-08-27

Louis Botha, South African soldier/statesman, dies at 56

1919-09-27

Robert Gleeson, cricketer (one Test for South Africa 1895-96), dies

1919-10-02

Ernest Halliwell, cricketer (South African wicketkeeper 1892-1904), dies

1920-12-12

Olive Schreiner, South Afr writer (Healing Imagination), dies at 75

1922-01-05

Ernest H Shackleton, Brit South pole explorer (Endurance), dies at 47

1922-01-05

Ernest Shackleton, South

1922-02-03

Christiaan R de Wet, South African Boer general, dies at 67

1924-10-05

Tom Campbell, cricketer (5 Tests for South Africa, ct 7 stp 1), dies

1927-05-09

Tommy Routledge, cricketer (4 Tests for South Africa 1892-96), dies

1928-09-25

Karl Schneider, cricketer (South Aust bat), dies of leukaemia at 23

1928-12-21

Harry Butt, cricketer (England wicket-keeper v South Africa 1895-96), dies

1929-10-21

Owen Dunell, cricketer (two Tests for South Africa in 1889), dies

1929-11-09

Nicolaas Theunissen, South African cricket break bowler (2nd Test 1889), dies

1929-12-09

Willis Cuttell, cricketer (two Tests England v South Africa 1899), dies

1930-07-14

W H Ashley, cricketer (Test South Africa, 7 wkts), dies

1931-07-07

Johannes Jacobus "Kodgee" Kotze, cricketer (South Africa 1902-07), dies

1932-01-09

Frederick O'Brien, White Shadows in the South Seas

1932-03-14

George Eastman, Cannibals of the South Seas

1932-06-05

Henry Taberer, cricket (bowl Trumper only Test wkt for South Africa), dies

1932-06-19

Solomon Tshkisho Platje, South African writer, dies

1934-07-07

Doodles Tapscott, cricketer (South African batsman 1922-23), dies

1934-07-28

Louis Tancred, cricketer (fourteen Tests batting for South Africa 1905-14), dies

1934-08-05

Neville Quinn, cricketer (12 Tests for South Africa), dies at 26

1935-02-07

Herbert G. Ponting, 90° South

1935-09-29

Winifred Holtby, South Riding

1935-10-11

Frank Mitchell, cricketer (2 Tests for Eng then 3 for South Africa), dies

1935-11-02

H B "Jock" Cameron, South African cricket captain (v England 1935, age 30), dies

1935-12-13

John Nicolson, cricketer (South African lefty batsman 1926-27), dies

1936-01-10

Charles Wright, cricketer (3 Tests England v South Africa 1895-96), dies

1936-02-16

Tommy Ward, South African cricket wicket keeper (23 Tests), electrocuted

1938-07-14

Robert Poore, cricketer (3 Tests for South Africa in 1895-96 series), dies

1938-11-15

George Glover, cricketer (Test for South Africa 1895-96), dies

1939-01-31

George Thornton, cricketer (1 Test for South Africa 1902, 1* & 1-20), dies

1939-08-19

Frank Wild, South

1939-10-21

Nummy Deane, cricketer (628 runs in 17 Tests for South Africa), dies

1940-07-03

George Shepstone, cricketer (2 Tests for South Africa 1896-99), dies

1940-12-06

Charlie Hime, cricketer (one Test for South Africa 1895), dies

1941-04-22

Arthur Briscoe, cricketer (South African batsman in 2 Tests), dies

1941-08-09

Raymond Wells, The Lure of the South Seas

1941-12-01

Horace Chapman, cricketer (2 Tests for South Africa, 39 runs, 1 wkt), dies

1942-11-21

J. B. M. Hertzog [Barry Hertzog], South African Premier (1914-39), dies at 76

1942-11-27

A B C Langton, cricketer (WWII 15 Tests for South Africa 1935-39), dies

1943-07-17

Sir Patrick Duncan, Governor-general of the Union of South Africa (1937 to 1943), dies at 72

1943-09-28

Charles Vintcent, cricketer (played in South Africa's 1st 3 tests), dies

1944-04-13

Cécile Chaminade, Goin' South

1944-05-26

C M Francois, cricketer (WWII, 252 runs in 5 Tests for South Africa), dies

1945-02-16

Billy Frank, cricketer (Test South Africa v Eng 1896, 5 & 2, 1-52), dies

1945-07-20

Arthur Seccull, South African cricketer (Test v England 1896), dies

1945-11-05

Thomas B. Middleton, South Sea Adventures

1946-08-09

A E E Vogler, cricketer (South Africa, 15 Tests, 64 wkts), dies

1946-11-22

Bertie Rose-Innes, cricketer (South Africa's Test), dies

1947-03-26

Arthur T. Walden, With Byrd at the South Pole

1947-04-12

Christian F L Leipoldt, South African writer (Die Moormansgat), dies

1947-07-16

Horatio Mbelle, South African interpreter, community leader and politician, dies in Pretoria at 77

1948-02-02

Bevil Rudd, South African athlete (b. 1894)

1948-03-05

Charles Prince, cricketer (5 & 1 in only Test for South Africa), dies

1948-07-03

Quintin McMillan, cricketer (13 Tests for South Africa), dies

1948-07-08

Dave Nourse, cricketer (45 Tests for South Africa 1902-24), dies

1948-07-09

James Baskett, Song of the South

1948-07-26

Charles Mills, South African cricketer (Test v England 1891-92), dies

1948-09-11

Albert Powell, cricketer (one Test South Africa v England 1898-99), dies

1949-06-10

Fern Foster, McVeagh of the South Seas

1950-01-02

James Dooley, Premier of New South Wales (b. 1877)

1950-01-12

Bill Bambridge, Tabu: A Story of the South Seas

1950-09-11

John C Smuts, co-found British RAF/South African PM (1919..48), dies at 80

1950-09-29

Balthazar H Verhagen, Neth/South African dramatist/writer, dies

1951-04-27

Philip Albert Myburgh Hands, cricketer (7 Tests for South Africa), dies

1952-05-16

Alec Hearne, cricketer (scored 9 in Test for Eng v South Africa 1892), dies

1952-07-31

N B F "Tufty" Mann, cricketer (South African slow lefty 1947-51), dies

1952-11-08

Claude Carter, cricketer (took 28 wkts 10 Tests for South Africa), dies

1953-02-17

Holger Sjöberg, South of the Highway

1953-06-30

Beatrice Grimshaw, Black Cargoes of the South Seas

1953-07-01

Jacob D du Toit [Totius], South African poet/theologist, dies

1953-09-12

Frederick Kuys, cricketer (one Test South Africa v England 1898), dies

1953-09-22

William Brann, cricketer (3 Tests for South Africa), dies

1953-11-08

John van Melle, South African writer (Bart Nel), dies at 66

1954-03-28

Francis B Young, Brit physician/writer (In South Africa), dies at 69

1954-06-24

William O'Leary, South Sea Woman

1955-05-24

Ward Hamilton, South of St. Louis

1956-07-27

J M M Commaille, cricketer (12 Tests for South Africa 1910-28), dies

1957-01-01

Seán South and Fergal O'Hanlon are killed in the Brookeborough Raid.

1957-03-11

Richard E. Byrd, With Byrd at the South Pole

1957-05-28

Erik Rolf, Song of the South

1957-07-09

Manfred Julius Susskind, South African cricketer (1924 Test series), dies

1957-10-21

Joseph T. Rucker, With Byrd at the South Pole

1958-05-25

Rolland Beaumont, cricketer (5 Tests for South Africa), dies

1958-08-24

John G Strijdom, premier of South Africa (1954-58), dies at 65

1958-11-18

Sivert Samuelson, cricketer (one Test South Africa v England 1910), dies

1958-12-03

Lou Meltzer, Bilko Goes South

1959-02-07

Daniel F Malan, premier of South Africa (1948-54), dies at 84

1959-04-04

Stanley Snooke, cricketer (bro of S J, duck in South African Test), dies

1959-12-14

Carl Kent, A Wind from the South

1960-06-17

Pierre Reverdy, French author/poet (North-South), dies at 70

1960-09-26

William Ling, cricketer (South African batsman in 6 Tests 1921-23), dies

1961-09-05

Ernest Bock, cricketer (Test for South Africa, 1935), dies

1961-10-02

Reggie Spooner, cricketer (England centurion v South Africa 1912), dies

1962-07-27

Harve Foster, Song of the South

1962-10-08

Solomon Linda, South African singer and composer

1963-05-20

Gene Holland, Song of the South

1963-07-18

A H C Cooper, South African cricketer (Test v England 1914), dies

1963-11-01

Ngo Dinh Diem, South Vietnamese PM, assassinated in a coup at 62

1963-11-02

Ngo Dinh Diem, president of South Vietnam (1955-63), murdered at 62

1963-11-22

Claude Floquet, cricketer (Test for South Africa), dies

1964-02-20

R T Stanyforth, English cricket wicketkeeper (South Africa 1927-28), dies

1964-06-07

Charlie Llewellyn, cricketer (544 runs in 15 Tests for South Africa), dies

1964-07-12

William Solomon, South African cricketer (Test 1898-99), dies

1964-09-15

Robert Dower, cricketer (Test for South Africa), dies

1965-07-01

Wally Hammond, South African cricketer (7,249 runs for England), dies

1965-07-19

Syngman Rhee, first President of South Korea (1948-60), dies at 90

1965-08-27

Gerald Bond, cricketer (South Africa 1938-39), dies

1965-11-14

George Bissett, cricketer (25 wickets in 4 Tests for South Africa), dies

1966-04-12

Sumokil, president of Republic South Moluccas, executed

1966-08-14

S J "Tip" Snooke, South African cricket all-rounder (26 Tests 1905-23), dies

1966-08-17

Archibald Palm, cricketer (Test South Africa v England 1927-28), dies

1966-09-06

Hendrik F Verwoerd, South African PM (1958-66), assassinated at 64

1967-07-21

Albert J Luthuli, president South Africa (ANC), dies

1968-01-07

Prof James Smith, South African ichthyologist (b. 1897)

1968-03-25

Douglas Evans, actor (South Pacific Trail), dies in Hollywood

1971-01-02

Richard Maxwell (Dick) Haldane, South African trade unionist, dies at 62

1971-03-18

George Wood, England cricket wicketkeeper (v South Africa 1924), dies

1971-07-04

Joe Cox, cricketer (4 wickets in 3 Tests for South Africa), dies

1972-02-06

Julian H Steward, US anthropologist (South American), dies at 70

1972-09-22

Robert KJE Antonissen, South African literary, dies at 53

1973-02-08

Herbie Taylor, cricketer (2936 runs in 42 Tests for South Africa), dies

1974-01-21

Ken Viljoen, cricketer (played 27 Tests for South Africa 1930-47), dies

1974-01-30

Bill Whitty, cricketer (37 wkts v South Africa 1910-11 series), dies

1974-06-02

Waldemar F Eric Marx, cricketer (3 Tests South Africa v Aust 1921-22), dies

1974-08-14

Raymond Budd, South African trade unionist

1974-08-15

Mrs Park Chung Hi, wife of South Korean president, murdered

1975-07-13

Owen Wynne, cricketer (6 Tests for South Africa 1948-50), lost at sea

1976-04-26

Sid James, South African-born British comedian, dies at 62

1976-07-30

Emil Solomon "Solly" Sachs, South African socialist, dies in London

1977-03-05

Jansen Van Vuuren, Dutch volunteer safety marshall at the 1977 South African Grand Prix

1977-09-12

Steven Biko, South African black student leader, dies in police custody

1978-06-26

Rabbaji, president of South-Yemen, executed

1978-07-25

Hank Newman, South of the Chisholm Trail

1978-11-13

George Hearne, South African cricketer (open bat in 3 Tests 1922-24), dies

1979-07-07

D P Conyngham, cricketer (one Test for South Africa), dies

1979-07-17

Doug Meintjes, South African cricket pace bowler (v England 1922-23), dies

1979-10-06

Elizabeth Bishop, poetess (North & South, Pulitzer 1956), dies at 68

1979-10-26

Park Chung-hee, South Korean President, assassinated

1980-03-23

Jacob Bursey, With Byrd at the South Pole

1980-04-16

Nellie Duran, South of Pago Pago

1980-06-10

Denys Morkel, South African cricketer (batsman scored 663 runs 1927-32), dies

1980-11-22

Herbert Wade, cricketer (South African batsman & captain 1935-36), dies

1980-11-23

Herby Wade, cricketer (South African capt 10 Tests 1935-36), dies

1981-06-03

Eric Dalton, cricketer (698 runs for South Africa at 31 72), dies

1981-08-14

Dudley Nourse, cricketer (34 Tests for South Africa, 2960 runs), dies

1981-11-19

Griffiths Mxenge, South Afr's anti-apartheid advocate, murdered

1982-02-05

Neil Aggett, South African worker's union leader, commits suicide

1982-02-10

Olov Wigren, South of the Highway

1982-06-27

Jack Mullaney, South Pacific

1982-07-16

Charles Robberts, The first State President of South Africa, dies at 88

1982-07-30

Frank Nicholson, South African cricket wicket-keeper (1935-36), dies

1982-08-17

Ruth Voorst, South African (A World Apart), killed by letter bomb

1982-08-24

Jack Siedle, cricketer (batted in 18 Tests for South Africa), dies

1982-08-28

G W A Chubb, cricketer (5 Tests for South Africa, 21 wickets), dies

1982-11-17

Duk Koo Kim, South Korean boxer, legally declared dead

1983-04-18

Alan Melville, cricketer (11 Tests for South Africa, 894 runs), dies

1983-09-01

Lennox Brown, cricket leg spinner (3 wickets at 63 for South Africa), dies

1983-09-07

Henry Promnitz, cricketer (5-58 on debut for South Africa 1927-28), dies

1983-09-10

Balthasar J "John" Vorster, South African premier (1966-78), dies at 67

1983-10-09

Sun Suk Joon, South Korean vice premier, murdered

1983-12-02

Atholl Mckinnon, cricketer (South African lefty spinner in 8 Tests), dies

1984-02-13

Andre Stander, South African police captain and bank robber (b. 1946)

1984-03-03

Ted Husserl, South Pacific

1984-03-13

Dick Whitington, journalist/cricketer (South Aust & AIF bat), dies

1984-04-06

Jimmy Kenndy, British songwriter (South of the Border), dies

1984-09-30

Ellsworth Bunker, US ambassador (South-Vietnam, dies at 90)

1985-01-02

Moses Josiah Madiba, South African author and first African chancellor of the University of the North, dies at 76

1985-01-11

Sir William McKell, Premier of New South Wales, Governor-General of Australia (b. 1891)

1985-01-14

Darlene Engle, South Pacific

1985-07-05

Jack Robertson, South African cricket spinner (3 Tests v Aust 1935-36), dies

1985-08-02

Sandy Bell, South African cricket pace bowler (16 Tests), dies

1985-10-18

Benjamin Moloisi, South African poet/Anc'er, hanged at 30

1985-11-03

Kalle Bergholm, Pippi in the South Seas

1986-05-09

Tex Brodus, South Pacific

1986-07-28

Syd Curnow, South African cricketer (168 runs in 7 Tests), dies

1987-01-19

Gerald Brenan, South from Granada

1987-06-26

Glen Hall, cricketer (Test for South Africa 1965), commits suicide

1987-07-25

Eric Mntonga, co-director of the Institute for a Democratic Alternative for South Africa (IDASA), found on a dirt road a day after he had been detained at a police station

1988-01-12

Connie Mulder, South African politician (b. 1925)

1988-04-24

E S "Bob" Newson, cricketer (South African fast bowler in 1930's), dies

1988-08-27

Kathlyn Brox, Headin' South

1989-05-01

David Webster, South African white anti-apartheids activist, murdered

1989-05-22

Steven DeGroote, South African classical pianist (b. 1953)

1989-06-07

Don the Beachcomber, South Seas Adventure

1990-02-28

Tuppy Owen-Smith, South African cricketer (batsman v England 1929), dies

1990-03-12

Harry South, School for Sex

1990-06-18

Dennis Dyer, cricketer (scored 96 3 Tests for South Africa), dies

1990-06-28

Dudu Pukwana, Nelson Mandela: An International Tribute for a Free South Africa

1990-07-18

Yoon Boseon, President of South Korea (b. 1897)

1990-08-31

Johnny Lindsay, cricketer (South African wicket-keeper 1947), dies

1991-06-17

Harry Bavaird, South Pacific

1991-09-29

Sam Ntuli, South African ANC-writer, murdered

1991-12-06

Headman Tshabalala, South Afr singer (Ladysmith Black Mambazo), dies

1991-12-18

June Storey, actress (South of the Border), dies of cancer at 73

1992-01-23

Simon Brand, South African banker/adviser to Pres De Klerk, dies

1992-08-17

Andre de Villiers, South African, murdered

1992-12-25

Helen B M Fennell Joseph, English/South Afr anti-apartheid, dies at 87

1993-01-04

Daniel H Craven, South African rugby coach, dies

1993-02-08

Douglas Heyes, North and South

1993-04-10

Chris Hani, sec-gen South Africian Communist Party, assassinated at 50

1993-04-14

Sam Ntombani, ANC-secretary in Soweto South-Africa, shot to death

1993-04-30

Eric Rowan, cricketer (26 Tests for South Africa), dies

1993-06-14

Lorayne Brox, Headin' South

1993-07-11

Denis Tomlinson, South African cricket leg-spinner, dies

1993-08-25

Amy Biehl, US activist in South-Africa, murdered at 26

1993-10-29

John Caler, South Pacific

1993-12-03

Thomas Mogotlane, South African actor (Mapantsula), dies at 40

1994-01-17

Chung Il Kwon, PM of South Korea (1964-70), dies

1994-03-03

Bob Crisp, cricketer (9 Tests for South Africa, 20 wickets at 37 35), dies

1994-03-09

John Harrison, South African correspondent (BBC), dies at 48

1994-04-18

Ken Oosterbroek, South African press photographer, shot dead at 32

1994-04-30

Burris Grimwood, South of St. Louis

1994-05-09

Elias Motsoaledi, South African freedom fighter (b. 1924)

1994-05-12

Xenophon Balaskas, cricketer (9 Tests for South Africa, 22 wkts), dies

1994-07-27

Kevin Carter, a South African photojournalist and Pulitzer Prize winner & member of the Bang-Bang Club, suicide at 33

1994-08-27

Roberto Goyeneche, The South

1994-10-22

Ben Kadish, South Pacific

1994-11-08

Kay St. Germain Wells, How to See South America by Bus

1994-11-22

Charles Fortune, South African cricket commentator, dies

1994-12-24

Rossano Brazzi, South Pacific

1994-12-26

Johannes J "Joop" Klant, Neth/South African economist/author, dies

1995-01-03

Gerard W Taylor, South African/British surgeon, dies at 74

1995-01-06

Joe Slovo, Latvian/South African attorney/sect-gen (SACR), dies at 68

1995-03-27

Freddie Baker, South Pacific

1995-07-01

Bruce Mitchell, South African cricketer (leading Test scorer with 3471), dies

1996-01-19

Harold Wolpe, sociologist lawyer/South African activist, dies at 70

1996-03-23

Jules Schermer, Pickup on South Street

1996-05-01

Luana Patten, Song of the South

1996-06-12

Mary Field, Song of the South

1996-10-13

Lenmana Guerin, South Pacific

1996-11-14

Derek Marlowe, Murder, She Wrote: South by Southwest

1997-03-14

Sonia Wolfson, South Pacific

1997-04-18

Georgia Schmidt, Goin' South

1997-07-30

Bảo Đại, last Emperor of Vietnam (1926-45) and Chief of State of South Vietnam (1949-55), dies at 85

1997-10-16

James A. Michener, South Pacific

1998-04-22

Kitch Christie, South African rugby coach (b. 1940)

1998-05-07

Allan McLeod Cormack, South African physicist, Nobel laureate (b. 1924)

1998-07-07

Brigadier Theuns Swanepoel, South African Security Police notorious for ordering the police to shoot at protesting school children in 1976, 70

1999-01-06

Walter Ledgerwood, South Pacific

1999-01-26

Jonni Paris, South Pacific

1999-05-02

Bobbe Brox, Headin' South

1999-11-04

Malcolm Marshall, World Cup Match 17: South Africa vs West Indies

1999-11-04

Niní Gambier, The South

1999-11-11

Mary Kay Bergman, South Park: Bigger Longer & Uncut

2000-01-30

Ila McAvoy, South Pacific

2000-03-25

Helen Martin, Don't Be a Menace to South Central While Drinking Your Juice in the Hood

2000-06-17

Ismail Mahomed, South African and Namibian Chief Justice (d. 1931)

2000-08-14

Cuan McCarthy, South African cricketer (b. 1929)

2001-02-17

Joe Bailey, South Pacific

2001-07-21

Sivaji Ganesan, South Indian Tamil actor (b. 1927)

2001-08-19

Donald Woods, South African journalist and anti-apartheid activist (b. 1933)

2001-09-02

Christiaan Barnard, South African heart surgeon (b. 1922)

2001-09-29

Nguyễn Văn Thiệu, President of South Vietnam (b. 1923)

2002-01-12

Stanley Unwin, South African comedian (b. 1911)

2002-06-01

Hansie Cronje, South African cricketer (b. 1969)

2002-08-14

John Coldren, South Pacific

2003-02-04

Archie Savage, South Pacific

2003-04-15

Maurice Rapf, Song of the South

2003-05-05

Walter Sisulu, South African activist (b. 1912)

2003-11-04

Ken Gampu, South African actor (b. 1929)

2003-12-30

David Bale, South African-born activist (b. 1941)

2004-01-03

Des Corcoran, Premier of South Australia (b. 1928)

2004-04-19

Glenn Leedy, Song of the South

2004-05-26

Dullah Omar, South African lawyer (b. 1934)

2004-06-22

Kim Sun-il, South Korean translator (b. 1970)

2004-07-26

Sipho Gumede, South African jazz legend, lung cancer (birthdate unknown)

2004-10-08

Linda Fontanette, South Central

2004-12-26

Jonathan Drummond-Webb, South African pediatric heart surgeon (b. 1959)

2005-01-19

K. Sello Duiker, South African novelist (b. 1974)

2005-03-16

Allan Hendrickse, South African politician (b. 1927)

2005-04-16

Kim Mu-saeng, South Korean actor (b. 1943)

2005-12-06

Danny Williams, South African-born singer (b. 1942)

2005-12-23

Norman D. Vaughan, With Byrd at the South Pole

2006-01-06

Leonard J. South, Hang 'Em High

2006-02-11

Jockey Shabalala, South African singer (b. 1943)

2006-02-18

Ryan Hayes, South Wind

2006-03-13

Megan Van Peebles, South Bronx Heroes

2006-06-04

Peter Greenwell, Twenty Minutes South

2006-06-25

Arif Mardin, South Park: Bigger Longer & Uncut

2006-09-08

Hilda Bernstein, English-born South African author, artist, and activist (b. 1915)

2006-10-23

Lebo Mathosa, South African entertainer (b. 1977)

2006-10-24

Eric Inman, South of Heaven

2006-10-31

Pieter Willem Botha, President of South Africa (b. 1916)

2006-12-16

Taliep Petersen, South African singer and composer (b. 1950)

2007-01-01

Roland Levinsky, South African medical scientist (b. 1943)

2007-01-04

Marais Viljoen, former State President of South Africa (b. 1915)

2007-01-09

Elmer Symons, South African motorcycle racer (b. 1977)

2007-01-22

Ngô Quang Trưởng, South Vietnamese general (b. 1929)

2007-01-31

Adelaide Tambo, South African activist and wife of Oliver Tambo (b. 1929)

2007-02-10

Jung Da Bin, South Korean actress (b. 1980)

2007-03-18

Bob Woolmer, South African cricketer and Pakistan national coach (b. 1948)

2007-10-18

Lucky Dube, South African musician (b. 1964)

2007-11-02

Henry Cele, South African Actor; best known for his onscreen portrayal of the legendary Shaka Zulu

2008-01-03

Yo-Sam Choi, South Korean boxer/former WBC light flyweight champion (b. 1972)

2008-01-07

Alwyn Schlebusch, South African vice state president (b. 1917)

2008-01-25

Michael Spielberg, South Central

2008-02-15

Ashley Callie, South African actress (b. 1976)

2008-04-01

Floyd Simmons, South Pacific

2008-04-04

Francis Tucker, South African Rally Driver (b. 1923)

2008-04-17

Durwood Bloomgren, South Pacific

2008-05-03

Monica Meyer, South Pacific

2008-08-15

Vic Toweel, South African boxer, bantamweight world champion

2008-10-02

Choi Jin-sil, South Korean actress (b. 1968)

2008-10-06

Kim Ji-hoo, South Korean actor and model (b. 1985)

2008-11-10

Miriam Makeba, South African singer and anti-apartheid activist (b. 1932)

2008-11-19

Bobby Beers, South of Santa Fe

2009-02-21

Warren Hsieh, South Pacific

2009-03-07

Jang Ja-yeon, South Korean actress (b. 1982)

2009-04-11

Leigh Boone, 'South Pacific' in Concert from Carnegie Hall

2009-04-27

Woo Seung-yeon, South Korean actress and model (b. 1983)

2009-05-17

Jung Seung-hye, South Korean film producer (b. 1965)

2009-08-18

Kim Dae-jung,15th President of South Korea (b. 1925)

2009-09-01

Jang Jin-young, South Korean actress (b. 1974)

2009-12-16

Manto Tshabalala-Msimang, controversial South African Health Minister (b. 1940)

2010-02-05

Harry Schwarz, South African lawyer, politician and diplomat, leader of the anti-apartheid movement (b. 1924).

2010-05-25

Siphiwo Ntshebe, South African opera singer (b. 1975)

2010-09-30

Martin Ljung, Pippi in the South Seas

2010-12-26

Edward Bhengu, South African activist (b. 1934)

2011-05-30

Giorgio Tozzi, South Pacific

2011-12-13

Park Tae-joon, South Korean general and founder of steel giant Posco, dies at 84

2012-01-12

Bill Janklow, four-term Governor of South Dakota, dies of brain cancer at 72

2012-03-02

Lawrence Anthony, South African conservationist and author, dies from heart attack at 61

2012-05-07

Kevin R. Young, North and South

2012-06-07

Phillip Tobias, South African palaeoanthropologist, dies at 86

2012-09-05

Joe South, American singer-songwriter and guitarist, dies from heart failure at 72

2012-09-05

Joe South, Children of Men

2012-09-23

Corrie Sanders, South African boxer, shot dead at 46

2012-11-22

Bryce Courtenay, South African-born Australian novelist, dies from stomach cancer at 79

2012-12-16

Josh Weston, Deep South: The Big and the Easy, Part 1

2012-12-21

Jarl Borssén, Pippi in the South Seas

2013-01-06

Neil Adcock, South African cricketer, dies from bowel cancer at 81

2013-02-02

John Kerr, South Pacific

2013-03-30

Phil Ramone, South-African born American music producer, dies from an aortic aneurysm at 79

2013-07-26

Maria Melin, Sergeant Körmy and the South Pacific

2013-12-05

Nelson Mandela, anti-apartheid activist, political prisoner (1962-1990) and South African President (1994-99) dies of a lung infection at 95

2014-09-18

Kenny Wheeler, South of Black Drink Crier

2015-02-26

Alice Hammerstein, Passion, Prejudice and South Pacific: Creating an American Masterpiece

2016-05-31

Former Knowsley South MP Eddie O'Hara dies aged 78

2017-02-14

Tom Cruise's mother Mary Lee South dies aged 80, memorial held at Church of Scientology

2017-03-30

South African anti-apartheid leader Ahmed Kathrada dies aged 87

2017-04-01

South African anti-apartheid leader Ahmed Kathrada dies aged 87

2017-04-02

South African anti-apartheid leader Ahmed Kathrada dies aged 87

2017-04-04

South African anti-apartheid leader Ahmed Kathrada dies aged 87

2017-04-12

South Korean LGBTI pioneer Justin Lim dies aged 32


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