History

Today In History: Oliver Tambo goes into exile

On 28 March 1960, Oliver Tambo goes into exile.   Source http://www.anc.org.za/content/oliver-tambo Following the Sharpeville Massacre, on 21 March 1960, when the regime introduced the Unlawful Organisations Bill to outlaw the ANC…








Today in History: Saxophonist Charlie Parker dies

Article first published in Bio http://www.biography.com/people/charlie-parker-9433413#creating-bebop Charlie Parker was a legendary Grammy Award–winning jazz saxophonist who, with Dizzy Gillespie, invented the musical style called bop. QUOTES “Don’t play the saxophone….



Today in History: Robert Mangaliso Sobukwe dies

On 27 February 1978 Robert Sobukwe died from lung complications at Kimberly General Hospital.  Excerpt courtesy of www.sahistory.org.za He was born to Hubert and Angelina Sobukwe on 5 December 1924…