March 31 1910 with the unification of four previously separated British coloenies.
1912 African National Congress Founded Republic of South Africa's governing social democratic political party.
1948 National party gains control, apatheid adopted was a political party in South Africa founded in 1915 and first became the governing party of the country in 1924.
1950 The most crucial in the history of the African national congress (ANC).
Nelson Mandela was sent to prison for sabotage.
1994 When Mandela began his term on may 10 1994 he presided over the transition rom minority rule and his apartheid winning international respect for his advocacy of national and international reconciliation.