1967 in South Africa

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List of years in South Africa

The following lists events that happened during 1967 in South Africa.



  • 28 – Eben Dönges is elected second State President but suffers a stroke before he can take office.[1]
  • 4 – Military conscription becomes compulsory for all white men in South Africa over the age of 16.[3]
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  • The South African Police starts with counter-insurgency training.
  • Umkhonto we Sizwe members conduct their first military actions in north-western Rhodesia in campaigns known as Wankie and Sepolilo.
  • KGB double agent Yui Loginov is arrested in South Africa after the CIA betrayed him.



  • 20 May – Jan Gysbert Hugo Bosman (Bosman de Ravelli), concert pianist and composer.
  • 2 July – Professor I.W. van der Merwe (Boerneef), writer and poet.
  • 21 July – Albert Lutuli, teacher and president of the African National Congress). (b. c. 1898)




  1. ^ a b c d Archontology.org: A Guide for Study of Historical Offices: South Africa: Heads of State: 1961-1994 (Accessed on 14 April 2017)
  2. ^ a b South African History Online: SAP fighting in Zimbabwe (Accessed on 22 April 2017)
  3. ^ Kalley, J.A.; Schoeman, E. & Andor, L.E. (eds) (1999). Southern African Political History: a chronology of key political events from independence to mid-1997, Westport: Greenwood
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