4 memorable South African's born on April 17

4 memorable South African's born on April 17

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.

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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.

Photo cred: Sky Sports

Photo cred: Sky Sports

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.

Photo cred: News 24

Photo cred: News 24

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.

Photo cred: collectionscanada.gc.ca

Photo cred: collectionscanada.gc.ca

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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