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Mahatma GandhiOct 19, 1913

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Durban - Historical Events
Date Event
1899-10-09

1st British troops reaches Durban, South Africa

1899-11-12

British troops reach Durban Natal

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

1913-10-19

At a meeting of the Natal Indian Congress (NIC) in Durban, NIC secretaries, M. C. Anglia and Dada Osman, severely criticise Mahatma Gandhi and tender their resignations

1914-01-25

An Indian mass meeting in Durban unanimously endorse the agreement between General J.C. Smuts and Mahatma Gandhi regarding voluntary registration, poll tax, recognition of Indian marriages and other matters

1914-02-10

In accordance with the understanding reached by General J.C. Smuts and Mahatma Gandhi, 60 passive resistance prisoners are released from the Pietermaritzburg Prison; 40 passive resisters are released in Durban, 8 in Newcastle and 11 in Port Elizabeth

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

1921-03-06

The Natal Indian Congress is resuscitated and reorganised at a meeting in Durban, with Ismail Gora as President

1923-05-31

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

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

1935-12-14

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

1939-03-14

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

1949-01-14

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

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.

1961-12-08

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

1970-02-05

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

1970-02-06

Graeme Pollock completes 274 v Australia at Durban

1970-08-13

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

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

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

1992-11-15

Praveen Amre scores century on Test Cricket debut (103 v SA, Durban)

1996-12-28

India all out for 66 at Durban after making 100 in cricket 1st inning

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Durban - Notable Birthdays

Nick PriceJan 28, 1957

Durban - Birthdays
Date Event
1854-01-07

Herbert Gladstone, From Durban to Zululand

1910-11-26

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

1915-07-17

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

1925-10-14

Phillip Tobias, Durban, Natal, South Africa, palaeoanthropologist and 3 x Nobel Prize nominee(hominid fossil sites), (d. 2012)

1942-9-28

Manfred Durban, Episode #1.213

1945-06-27

Omar Badsha, Durban, South Africa, South African photographer, trade unionist and political activist

1952-05-10

Lee Brilleaux, Durban South Africa, British musician (Dr Feelgood)

1957-01-28

Nick Price, Durban South Africa, PGA golfer (1991 Byron Nelson Classic)

1960-09-28

Derek James, Durban South Africa, Canadian Tour golfer (1994 Infiniti)

1960-11-02

Rosalyn Nideffer, Durban South Africa, tennis star (1993 Futures-Midland MI)

1977-12-07

Justin R. Durban, Firecracker

Durban - Deaths
Date Event
1893-07-09

George Christopher Cato, Natal pioneer and first mayor of Durban South Africa, dies at 79

1930-03-06

Herbert Gladstone, From Durban to Zululand

2013-04-30

Deanna Durban, Canadian singer and actress, dies at 91


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