Harry Oppenheimer was born in Kimberley, South Africa and groomed from an early age to succeed his father Sir Ernest Oppenheimer as head of Anglo-DeBeers. Mum & Dad had lunch with them in Joburg on at least one occasion.
Congrats to Elon Musk and SpaceX on yet Another Victory Today! In Addition to Changing the World This Man Advises Trump Sticks up for Diversity of Ideas and Describes Himself as "Nauseatingly pro-American"!
Daisy de Melker A black widow from South Africa, Daisy de Melker married and killed two plumbers to collect on their inheritance. Sometime into her marriage to a third plumber, she poisoned and killed her son, bringing suspicion from one of the dead men's brothers. She was convicted and hanged in Johannesburg in 1932 after confessing to the murders.
The son of a prominent figure in the South African Prison Service, Major General Frans Stander, Andre was under pressure from an early age to pursue a career in law enforcement. He enrolled at the South African Police Training College near Pretoria in 1963, graduating at the top of his class. Shortly afterwards he joined the Kempton Park Criminal Investigation Department (CID)........ Born: 1946 Died: February 13, 1984, United States of America
Jacoba (Bubbles) SCHROEDER was 18 years old when she was found murdered on 12 August 1949 in Birdhaven, Johannesburg. Her killer or killers, have never been found. She is buried in grave number 519 at Benoni Cemetery.
Lucy Catherine Lloyd was the first woman to be awarded with an honorary doctorate from the then , University of the Cape of Good Hope. Lucy Lloyd first woman awarded Honorary doctorate Specimens of Bushman Folklore- & SOUTH AFRICA
Names: Kohler, Charles W H Born: 14 October 1862, Calvinia, in the former Cape Province, South Africa Died: 6 February 1952, Fish Hoek, Cape Town, South Africa In summary: Founder of the Co-operative Wine Growers' Association of SA, or (KWV).