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ANA DIARY FOR FRIDAY OCTOBER 13

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ANA DIARY FOR FRIDAY OCTOBER 13
Songezo Ndlendle
HISTORIC, COMMEMORATIVE, AND INTERESTING EVENTS
- In 1716, Floods hit Stellenbosch, causing extensive damage.
- In 1825, The Enterprise became the first English steamship to enter Table Bay.
- In 1867, The first diamond was found in South Africa. The precious stone was picked up by Jacobs's children on the farm De Kalk near Hopetown on the Orange River.
- In 1880, Transvaal declared independence from Britain.
- In 192 ...

 

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