It is always nice to remember people who made a lasting mark in our society. Today we remember and honor famous South Africans who were born today, April 17.
From world war heroes to current soccer stars, here are four famous South Africans who were born on April 17.
Mark Haskins (1981)
A 37 year old South African football player who plays as midfielder for SuperSport United F.C. on loan from Bidvest Wits in the Premier Soccer League. He is a memorable athlete in South African soccer. He is now the sports anchor on Sunrise.
Mzuvukile Tom (1982)
A South African football defender and midfielder for Golden Arrows and South Africa.
Solomon Johannes "Sampie" Terreblanche (1933)
He was a South African academic economist and writer, author of numerous economics books and was most famous for his History of Inequality in South Africa, 1652–2002.
John Henry Tudhope (1891)
He was a South African flying ace credited with 10 victories in World War I. After the war, Tudhope emigrated to Canada and joined the RCAF.
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