Bloemfontein Events in History

1966 Birthday - Zola Budd, born in Bloemfontein, South Africa, track and field long distance runner, trained and raced barefoot, politically controversial figure, two-time Women's 5000 meters world record holder, two-time World Cross Country Championships winner

1901 Event - Emily Hobhouse view lord Kitcheners concentration camp at Bloemfontein

1900 Event - British troops occupy Bloemfontein, Orange-Free state

1900 Event - President Steyn of Orange-Free state flees from Bloemfontein

1854 Event - Great Britain and Orange Free state sign Convention of Bloemfontein