Major South African Historical Events 1652 -1902 Culminating in the Anglo Boer War

 

Major historical events leading up to the Anglo Boer War with historian Ray Heron. The making of South Africa: 1652 – 1902 and

Conflicts in the history of South Africa: 1652 – 1902

Black/White and British/Boer conflicts in South Africa: 1652 – 1902.

Chapters:

  1. Arrival of Jan van Riebeeck 00:00:00
  2. 1820 British Settlers 00:02:03
  3. Nguni People migrate south from central Africa 00:02:47
  4. Khoi People 00:03:37
  5. 5.The Great Trek 00:06:15
  6. King Dingane and Piet Retief 00:08:37
  7. Battle of Blood River (Ncome River) 00:11:06
  8. Discovery of Diamonds in Kimberley 00:13:21
  9. Anglo Zulu War 00:14:10
  10. Discovery of Gold in the Transvaal 00:15:02
  11. 11 Transvaal War of Independence 00:15:55
  12. 12. Discovery of Gold on the Witwatersrand 00:17:28
  13. Jameson Raid 00:19:23
  14. Lord Milner meets with Paul Kruger 00:22:01
  15. Start of the Anglo Boer War 00:24:45
  16. First of the Modern Wars 00:27:22
  17. Talana – First Battle 00:29:21
  18. Siege of Ladysmith 00:29:56
  19. General Buller 00:30:28
  20. Battle of Colenso 00:31:32
  21. Field conditions and British troop movements for the Relief of Ladysmith 00:34:15
  22. Earl of Dundonald 00:36:30
  23. Sir Charles Warren at Trichardt’s Drift 00:38:07
  24. General Woodgate 00:39:49
  25. Major Alexander Thornycraft 00:40:07
  26. British troop preparation for the capture of Spion Kop 00:40:35
  27. Battle of Spion Kop 00:44:04
  28. Eastern side of Spion Kop 00:47:54
  29. Position of British at Spion Kop 00:48:48
  30. Winston Churchill 00:49:59
  31. British with fixed bayonets storm Boer positions 00:50:31
  32. General Woodgate mortally wounded 00:51:35
  33. Naval guns fire from Mount Alice 00:52:22
  34. General thornycraft promoted to rank of Brigadier 00:54:01
  35. Trenches 00:54:57
  36. Boer General Prinsloo 00:55:55
  37. Denys Reitz’s book ‘Commando’ 00:55:59
  38. General Botha regroups retreating Boers 00:56:34
  39. Robert Riddel leads men to Twin Peaks 00:57:11
  40. Boers and British retreat in opposite directions and Spion Kop considered Boer Victory 00:58:10
  41. Battle of Vaal Kranz 00:59:05
  42. Battle of Tugela Heights 00:59:21
  43. Relief of Ladysmith 00:59:33
  44. Fascinating facts of 3 men at Spion Kop 00:59:56
  45. Louis Botha becomes first Prime Minster of the Union of South Africa 01:00:1846. Winston
  46. Churchill 01:00:24
  47. Gandhi stretcher bearer 01:00:31
  48. Acre of Massacre Memorial 01:00:49
  49. Burning of Boer Farms 01:02:28
  50. Boer Woman and Children taken to camps 01:02:31
  51. Blockhouses built to defeat Boers (bitter-enders) who continued to fight 01:03:18
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