Jump to content
Afrii Diaspora Dialogue
  • On This Day in South Africa: What happened on 21 November?

    On This Day in South Africa: What happened on 21 November?

    Here’s a look at what happened on this day, 21 November, throughout world and South African history. We remember the news, events, and people that influenced the course of history forever.

    ON THIS DAY: 21 NOVEMBER

    1986 | South Africa President P.W Botha met with leaders of independent homelands (Bophuthatswana, Ciskei, Transkei, and Venda) in Pretoria.

    1985 | Thirteen residents were shot dead in Mamelodi by South African police.

    2017 | Robert Mugabe officially resigned as President of Zimbabwe, after thirty-seven years in power.

    2015 | The Belgian government imposed a security lockdown in Brussels, including the closure of shops, schools, public transport, because of the terrorist attacks.

    2014 | A stampede in Kwekwe, Zimbabwe caused by the police firing tear gas and killing at least 11 people and injuring 40 others.

    ALSO READ: What happened on 20 November?

    BIRTHDAYS 

    1955 | South African diplomat, Derek Yach

    1979 | South African musician, Jason Hartman

    1976 | Australian footballer, Michael Wilson. 

    1960 | American actor, director, and producer, Brian McNamara. 

    1972 | American actress and singer, Rain Phoenix. 

    ON THIS DAY: DEATHS

    1938 | Polish-American pianist and composer, Leopold Godowsky, 68.

    2015 | Joseph Silverstein, American violinist and conductor, 83.

    1991 | American businessman and philanthropist, Sonny Werblin, 84.

    1975 | Icelandic author,Gunnar Gunnarsson, 86.

    2013 | French composer, Bernard Parmegiani, 86.

    SPORTS

    Etihad.jpg.optimal.jpg
    Etihad Stadium. Image: Wikimedia Commons

    2021 | On this day in the English Premier League, Manchester City thumped Everton 3-0.

    ENTERTAINMENT

    2012 | On this day in the United States,Rise of the Guardians” for the first time was released.

    AFRICA FACT

    Comoros is the world’s largest producer of ylang-ylang. Ylang ylang is a star-shaped yellow flower that grows on the Cananga tree.

    View the full article


    Khamisi
     Share

     Share


    User Feedback

    Recommended Comments

    There are no comments to display.



    Guest
    Add a comment...

    ×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

      Only 75 emoji are allowed.

    ×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

    ×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

    ×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

About

Afrii-Diaspora Dialogue

A Platform for Dialogue for the African diaspora

A cultural and community website with a GO.A.L. to UpLift™ and EmPower™ the many different peoples, cultures, and communities of the Black and African diasporas.

Main links

×
×
  • Create New...

Important Information

We have placed cookies on your device to help make this website better. You can adjust your cookie settings, otherwise we'll assume you're okay to continue. Guidelines, Privacy Policy, Terms of Use