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Today in History: April 21st

On this day 99 years ago, Jan van Riebeeck was born Johan Anthonisz "Jan" van Riebeeck was born on the 21st April 1619 in Culemborg...

Today in History: 14th September

Historical Events: • 1652: Jan van Riebeeck visits Robben Island for the first time. • 1918: The first cases of Spanish Flu, also called 'Great flu' are diagnosed...

Today in History: 18th May

Historical Events: • 1899: Jan van Riebeeck's statue, presented by Cecil John Rhodes, is unveiled in Cape Town • 1912: Walter Sisulu, co-founder of the ANCYL and Umkhonto...