The Black Consciousness Movement was formed in the mid-1960s.
The Rivonia Trial was a trial that took place between 1963 and 1964, in which many leaders of the African National Congress were tried for 221 acts of sabotage designed to overthrow the apartheid system.
The South African Students' Movement (SASM) was formed.
Steve Biko died in detention under mysterious circumstances.
Minister of Police, Jimmy Kruger announces at the Nationalist Party Congress that Steve Biko died from hunger as a result of being in hunger strike.
Minister of Police, Jimmy Kruger admits that Steve Biko died from brain damage.
Mass meeting on torture and deaths in detention.
UDF is officially formed.
Declared 'Goniwe Day', this is the day the Cradock Four, whom Matthew Goniwe was part of, were laid to rest.
SAYCO was launched, 9 months into the 1986 state of emergency.
NUSAS and SANSCO merge to form SASCO.
The conscription system is officially abolished.