The Kruger National Park was first established by the then President of the Transvaal, Paul Kruger, in 1898 and his name has become synonymous with the South African wildlife experience.
Heritage Day is a day where South Africans celebrate the cultures and the diversity of their beliefs and traditions and where we show respect and have pride in the different cultures and this makes up the population of South Africa.
On 9 August 1956, 20,000 women staged a march to the Union Buildings in Pretoria to protest against proposed amendments to the act. They left petitions containing more than 100,000 signatures at prime minister J.G. Strijdom's office door. They stood silently outside his door for 30 minutes.
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