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  • With its Country Official Name, the Republic of South Africa.South Africa's capital city is Cape Town which can be found in Southern Africa, Africa.South Africa is an independent county.The dailing code for the country is (+27)

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Today in History for July 14

On this day in 2019

  • EVENTS
  • Senior Players Championship Men's Golf, Firestone CC: Retief Goosen of South Africa birdies final 2 holes to secure his first Champions Tour win by 2 strokes from Jay Haas and Tim Petrovic.

On this day in 1998

  • POLITICS
  • Violence erupts in Richmond, South Africa, reflecting underlying political tensions between supporters of the ANC and Inkatha Freedom Party.

On this day in 1995

  • BIRTHS
  • Nathaniel Willemse, South African-born Australian singer and songwriter, recording artist, South Africa, born in Australia.

On this day in 1994

  • BIRTHS
  • Kamo Modisakeng, TV Actress, born in South Africa.

On this day in 1989

  • BIRTHS
  • Philip Van Der Walt, South African rugby union footballer, Adelaide, born in South Africa.

On this day in 1986

  • EVENTS
  • US Open Women's Golf, NCR CC: Jane Geddes wins by 2 strokes in an 18-hole Monday playoff with South African born Sally Little.
  • BIRTHS
  • Abram Molekwa, Soccer Player, born in South Africa.

On this day in 1985

  • BIRTHS
  • Alexis Le Breton, cricketer, Cape Town, born in South Africa.

On this day in 1983

  • BIRTHS
  • Bridgitte Hartley, South African canoeist, Sandton, born in South Africa.
  • Lu-Wayne Botes, Namibian rugby union player, Johannesburg, born in South Africa.

On this day in 1981

  • BIRTHS
  • Renate Du Plessis, Olympic swimmer, Cape Town, born in South Africa.

On this day in 1978

  • BIRTHS
  • Darren Beck, professional golfer, South Africa, born in South Africa.

On this day in 1977

  • BIRTHS
  • Werner Greeff, South African rugby union footballer, Bellville, born in South Africa.

On this day in 1976

  • BIRTHS
  • Deejay Bongz, DJ, born in Durban, South Africa.

On this day in 1974

  • BIRTHS
  • Jaki Scheckter, Race Car Driver, born in Gauteng, South Africa.

On this day in 1954

  • BIRTHS
  • Sally Farmiloe, British actress, Cape Town, born in South Africa.

On this day in 1953

  • BIRTHS
  • Paddy Clift, Zimbabwean cricketer, Southern Rhodesia, born in South Africa.
  • Gwyneth Williams, BBC radio 4 controller, South Africa, born in South Africa.

On this day in 1949

  • BIRTHS
  • Lukas D Barnard, head of South Africa secret service (NIS).
  • Niel Barnard, South African head of South Africa secret service (NIS), born in Otjiwarongo, South-West Africa.
  • DEATHS
  • Frank Hearne, cricketer (2 Tests for England,4 Tests for South Africa), who died.

On this day in 1948

  • BIRTHS
  • Goodwill Zwelithini Kabhekuzulu, Zulu king, Nongoma, born in South Africa.

On this day in 1945

  • BIRTHS
  • Peter Klatzow, South African pianist, composer (Inyanga; Still-life with Moonbeams), and educator, born in Springs, Transvaal, Union of South Africa.

On this day in 1938

  • DEATHS
  • Robert Poore, British cricket batsman (3 Tests for South Africa in 1895-96 series), who died at 72.

On this day in 1934

  • BIRTHS
  • Trevor Fancutt, South African tennis player, Kokstad, born in South Africa.

On this day in 1930

  • DEATHS
  • W H Ashley, cricketer (Test South Africa,7 wkts), who died.
  • William Hare Ashley, South African cricketer (Test South Africa,7 wkts), who died at 68.

On this day in 1927

  • BIRTHS
  • Des Sinclair, south African rugby union player, Johannesburg, born in South Africa.

On this day in 1925

  • BIRTHS
  • Pip Freedman,, Swellendam, born in South Africa.

On this day in 1924

  • BIRTHS
  • Stephen Fry, South African rugby union player, Somerset West, born in South Africa.

On this day in 1904

  • DEATHS
  • Paul Kruger, the face of Boer resistance against the British during the South African or Second Boer War (1899–1902), who died of heart failure at 78.

On this day in 1903

  • BIRTHS
  • Robert Birley, British educationalist, Medinipur, born in South Africa.

On this day in 1893

  • BIRTHS
  • J. G. Strijdom, politician and fifth Prime Minister of South Africa, Willowmore, born in South Africa.
  • POLITICS
  • John G. Strijdom, South African politician and nationalist, Prime Minister of South-Africa (1954-58), born in Willowmore, Cape Colony (d. 1958).

On this day in 1881

  • BIRTHS
  • Len Richardson, South African athletics competitor (1881-1955), Highgate, born in South Africa.

On this day in 1877

  • BIRTHS
  • Basil Crockett, British Army officer, Kensington, born in South Africa.

On this day in 1845

  • BIRTHS
  • Jan Hendrik Hofmeyr, South African politician, Cape Town, born in South Africa.

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