Today in History: September 2nd
08:00 (GMT+2), Tue, 02 September 2014
• 1867: 1st Girl School opens in Haarlem Neth.
• 1956: Dr Sidney Read Welsch (85), researcher on SA explorers, dies in Cape Town...
Today in History: September 1st
08:15 (GMT+2), Mon, 01 September 2014
Historical Events:• 1859: A solar superstorm affects electrical telegraph service.• 1878: 1st female telephone operator starts work (Emma Nutt in Boston)...
Today in History: August 31st
08:00 (GMT+2), Sun, 31 August 2014
Historical Events:• 1900: British troops over run Johannesburg.• 1955: 1st sun-powered automobile demonstrated, Chicago, Ill.• 1978: Jomo Kenyatta,...
Today in History: August 30th
08:00 (GMT+2), Sat, 30 August 2014
Historical Events:• 1931: Derek Lyle Keys, SA minister of finance from 1992Oct. 1994, is born in Johannesburg.• 1947: Dean Tshenuwani Simon Farisane, pastor,...
Today in History: August 29th
08:00 (GMT+2), Fri, 29 August 2014
Historical Events:• 1930: The last 36 remaining inhabitants of St Kilda are voluntarily evacuated to other parts of Scotland.• 1900: The mayor of Cape Town,...
VSA beskuldig Rusland van geweld in Oekraïne
07:52 (GMT+2), Fri, 29 August 2014
Washington - Die Amerikaanse president Barack Obama het Rusland daarvan beskuldig dat hulle vir die geweld in oos-Oekraïne verantwoordelik is.
Indian Ocean search for missing plane refined
10:11 (GMT+2), Thu, 28 August 2014
Perth - Australia says the search for the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 will focus on the southern part of the search area in the Indian Ocean.
Today in History: August 28th
08:00 (GMT+2), Thu, 28 August 2014
Historical Events: • 1499: Explorer and navigator Vasco da Gama arrives in Lisbon after completing his voyage to India around the Cape of Good Hope...
British rapper suspect in James Foley killing
10:02 (GMT+2), Wed, 27 August 2014
New York - U.S. forensic experts have unmasked the alleged British ISIS militant who killed American photojournalist James Foley in a computer reconstruction of his face.
"Roadmap" to end fighting in eastern Ukraine
09:56 (GMT+2), Wed, 27 August 2014
Belarus - Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko says a "roadmap" will be prepared to end fighting between troops and pro-Russian separatists in the east.
Today in History: August 27th
08:00 (GMT+2), Wed, 27 August 2014
Historical Events: • 1855: Jacobus Nicolaas Boshof, second president of the Orange Free State, is inaugurated.• 1919: General Louis Botha dies.•...
‘Ouma’ duik dief, terg hom daarná
09:46 (GMT+2), Tue, 26 August 2014
Washington - 'n Veertigjarige vrou het 'n jong man (20), wat van die polisie probeer vlug het, geduik en daarná geterg oor "'n ouma" hom vasgetrek het.
Today in History: August 26th
08:00 (GMT+2), Tue, 26 August 2014
Historical Events: • 1907: Houdini escapes from chains underwater at Aquatic Park in 57 sec• 1875: John Buchan, English author who was also interested...
Today in History: August 25th
08:17 (GMT+2), Mon, 25 August 2014
Historical Events: • 1768: Captain James Cook departs from Plymouth, England on his first voyage onboard the Endeavour bound for the Pacific Ocean...
Syria conflict: Islamic State seizes Tabqa airbase
05:19 (GMT+2), Mon, 25 August 2014
Syria - Fighters from Islamic State (IS) have taken control of a key Syrian government airbase. More than 191,000 people have now been killed in the three-year-old Syrian...
Today in History: August 24th
08:00 (GMT+2), Sun, 24 August 2014
Historical Events:• 1958: Former South African Prime Minister Strijdom dies.• 1858: Richmond "Daily Dispatch" reports 90 blacks arrested for learning.•...