1899 in South Africa

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1899 in South Africa
1896 1897 1898 « 1899 » 1900 1901 1902

List of years in South Africa

The following lists events that happened during 1899 in South Africa.

Incumbents

Events

April
  • The Transvaal government orders Asiatics to move into Locations specified by the government before 1 July.
May
October

Births

Deaths

  • 6 June – Sir Henry Binns, sugar cane farmer, founder of the Umhlanga Valley Sugar Estate Company and Natal politician, dies in Pietermaritzburg at the age of 61.

Railways

Railway lines opened

Locomotives

References

  1. ^ Measuring Worth, Relative Value of a UK Pound Amount – average earnings, retrieved on 27 December 2010
  2. ^ a b c d Statement Showing, in Chronological Order, the Date of Opening and the Mileage of Each Section of Railway, Statement No. 19, p. 184, ref. no. 200954-13
  3. ^ a b c Paxton, Leith; Bourne, David (1985). Locomotives of the South African Railways (1st ed.). Cape Town: Struik. pp. 31, 46–48, 114. ISBN 0869772112. 
  4. ^ Holland, D.F. (1971). Steam Locomotives of the South African Railways. 1: 1859–1910 (1st ed.). Newton Abbott, Devon: David & Charles. p. 78. ISBN 978-0-7153-5382-0. 
  5. ^ Pattison, R.G. (1997). The Cape Seventh Class Locomotives (1st ed.). Kenilworth, Cape Town: The Railway History Group. pp. 10, 15. ISBN 0958400946. 
  6. ^ Espitalier, T.J.; Day, W.A.J. (1948). The Locomotive in South Africa - A Brief History of Railway Development. Chapter VII - South African Railways (Continued). South African Railways and Harbours Magazine, January 1948. p. 32.
  7. ^ Dulez, Jean A. (2012). Railways of Southern Africa 150 Years (Commemorating One Hundred and Fifty Years of Railways on the Sub-Continent – Complete Motive Power Classifications and Famous Trains – 1860–2011) (1st ed.). Garden View, Johannesburg, South Africa: Vidrail Productions. p. 379. ISBN 9 780620 512282. 
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