1.1853 Cecil John Rhodes, South African statesman, is born.
2.1988 The Citizen reveals housing irregularities in Transkei.
3.1989 Nelson Mandela meets President P.W. Botha to begin negotiating the end of apartheid.
4.1990 Teboho “Tsietsi” Mashinini dies in West Africa.
5.1991 Nelson Mandela is elected ANC president.
6.2004 Start of blood classification controversy.