OR Tambo – A Timeline
•27 October 1917
•2 April 1944 Tambo, together with William Nkomo, AP Mda,Walter Sisulu and Nelson Mandela, founded the ANC Youth League.
•1 September 1944 Tambo elected the ANC's secretary.
•24 July 1951 Tambo qualifies as an attorney.
•5 December 1956 Tambo arrested, charged with treason and detained by the apartheid government.
•20 December 1956 Tambo released on bail during the Treason Trial.
•22 December 1956 Tambo marries Adelaide.
•27 March 1960
Tambo goes into exile.
•1 May 1960 Tambo arrives in Denmark after being invited there by the Danish Prime Minister.
•10 October 1960 Tambo's first visit to New York.
•10 May 1963 Tambo leads an ANC delegation to Ethiopia for the formation of the Organisation of African Unity.
•10 October 1963 Tambo addresses the United Nations General Assembly Special Political Committee appealing for the freedom of all South Africans.
•25 April 1969 Tambo announces his resignation from the ANC at the Morogoro conference following personal attacks, but is persuaded to return.
•8 January 1985 Tambo calls on the South African people to ‘Render South Africa Ungovernable'.
•14 December 1990 The Tambo family returns from exile.
•23 April 1993
Tambo passes away.