Hansie Cronje: Wessel Johannes "Hansie" Cronje (25 September 1969 – 1 June 2002) was a South African cricketer and captain of the South African national cricket team in the 1990s. Died in a plane crash.
In 1908, General Smuts was confronted with resistance from the Indian population in South Africa, led by M.K Gandhi. Ghandi and the Indian community were protesting against compulsory registration as dictated by the Asiatic Law Amendment Ordinance of 1906, and were imprisoned. After writing to him from prison, Smuts met with Gandhi, and agreed to make registration voluntary, which became known as the Gandhi-Smuts- compromise.
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Apartheid in South Africa Segregation in America and Remembering Rosa Louise Parks
Remembering Rosa Louise Parks, who fought segregation in America and the evilness of apartheid in South Africa, does recall the memories of some terrible historical events. Apartheid is widely condemned around the world, yet separation of races was not blown out of proportion on the same scale as segregation.
Kimberley swimmer Karen Muir (12) sets new world record | South African History Online
Karen Muir became the youngest official world record-holder in swimming history when she recorded 1min 8.7sec for the 110 yards backstroke at the Derby Baths, Blackpool, England. At the age of twelve, she became not only the youngest world record-holder in swimming, but she is up to now the youngest athlete ever to set a world record in any sports code. Muir set fifteen world