What Was Happening When…

"Joe Bullet" Screen Grab

1971 – Joe Bullet

+ This is what the South African flag looked like in 1971:

South African Flag 1971

This is what it looks like today:

South African Flag 2015

+ 27 Feb The oil tanker Wafra grounds near Cape Agulhas, causing considerable environmental damage

+ 30 July Mzukisi Sikali, world champion boxer, is born

+ 27 October Ahmed Timol dies in police detention