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Dutch Settlers Arrived

01/01/1650 - 01/02/1650

British Seized Control of South Africa

1/1/1902 - 1/2/1902

British Made South Africa A Colony

1/1/1910 - 1/2/1910

National Party Put in Control By White Voters

1/1/1948 - 1/2/1948

Police Fired Into Crowd of Peaceful Protesters. 69 Killed.

1/1/1960 - 1/2/1960

Established "homelands" for Blacks

1/1/1970 - 1/2/1970

>134 under 18 killed due to not learning Afrikaans Language

1/1/1976 - 1/2/1976

Afrikaner Gov. decided to include Indian and Colored SA in politics

1/1/1984 - 1/2/1984

Nelson Mandela Released from Prison By de Klerk

1/1/1990 - 1/2/1990

First Mixed Race Election

1/1/1994 - 1/2/1994

de Klerk declares he will quit Unity Gov. becoming true opposition in parliament

5/1/1996 - 5/2/1996

de Klerk Apologizes to nations Truth and Recon. Commission for suffering

8/14/1996 - 8/15/1996

Mandela Signs the nations' first post Apartheid Constitution into law

12/1/1996 - 12/2/1996

Millions of voters of all races turn out for second election

1/1/1999 - 1/2/1999

Court quits Dr. Wouter Basson who ran apartheid gem warfare program

1/1/2002 - 1/2/2002

Investigators exhume fates of 100s of people who disappeared during apartheid

1/1/2005 - 1/2/2005