1993 in South Africa

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1993 in South African sport

Years in South Africa

Events[edit]

March
April
May
June
July
August
  • 19 – An RPG is fired at the East London petrol depot, but does not explode and results in a shoot out with the SAP.
  • 23 – The Motsuenyane Commission finds the African National Congress guilty of abuse in some camps in exile, thereby confirming the findings of the Skweyiya Commission.
September
  • 23 – The United States Senate approves legislation lifting economic sanctions against South Africa.
October
November
  • 18 – Twenty-one political parties approve a new interim Constitution of South Africa.
  • 22 – India re-establishes full diplomatic relations with South Africa.
  • A South African diplomatic mission is opened in New Delhi, India
December

Births[edit]

Deaths[edit]

  • 20 March – Gerard Sekoto, artist, who went into exile in 1947, dies in Paris, France at the age of 80.
  • 24 April – Oliver Tambo dies from a stroke.

Railways[edit]

Locomotives[edit]

Sports[edit]

Athletics[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e Jeffery, Anthea (2009). People's War - New Light on the Struggle for South Africa (1st ed.). Johannesburg & Cape Town: Jonathan Ball Publishers. ISBN 978-1-86842-357-6. 
  2. ^ "TRC Reports on St James Church Massacre". South African History Online. Truth and Reconciliation Commission. Retrieved 31 January 2015. A terrorist attack on St. James Church in Cape Town, South Africa left 11 people dead and 58 wounded. 
  3. ^ a b Middleton, John N. (2002). Railways of Southern Africa Locomotive Guide - 2002 (as amended by Combined Amendment List 4, January 2009) (2nd, Dec 2002 ed.). Herts, England: Beyer-Garratt Publications. 

See also[edit]

List of terrorist incidents, 1993