Lawyer and politician Herbert Chitepo died

18 March 1975   Zambia

On this day in 1975, Herbert Wiltshire Pfumaindini Chitepo and one of his bodyguard Silas Shamiso died when a bomb placed on his car exploded in Lusaka, Zambia. His other bodyguard Sadat Kufamadzuba survived with injuries. 2021. Herbert Chitepo. [online] Available at: