1935 in South Africa

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1935
in
South Africa

Decades:
See also:

The following lists events that happened during 1935 in South Africa.

Incumbents

Events

February
Unknown date

Births

Deaths

  • 28 March – Tielman Roos, politician and Minister of Justice. (b. 1879)
  • 2 November – Jock Cameron, South African cricketer. (b. 1905)
  • 20 May – Nontetha, Xhosa prophet

Railways

Railway lines opened

  • 19 October – Transvaal – Springs to Kaydale, 19 miles 68 chains (31.9 kilometres).[1]

Locomotives

Four new Cape gauge locomotive types enter service on the South African Railways (SAR), all with rotary cam poppet valve gear:

Sports

Cricket

References

  1. ^ Statement Showing, in Chronological Order, the Date of Opening and the Mileage of Each Section of Railway, Statement No. 19, p. 190, ref. no. 200954-13
  2. ^ a b c d Paxton, Leith; Bourne, David (1985). Locomotives of the South African Railways (1st ed.). Cape Town: Struik. pp. 62–63, 67–74. ISBN 0869772112.
  3. ^ a b c Holland, D. F. (1972). Steam Locomotives of the South African Railways. 2: 1910-1955 (1st ed.). Newton Abbott, Devon: David & Charles. pp. 68–72, 107. ISBN 978-0-7153-5427-8.
  4. ^ Durrant, A. E. (1989). Twilight of South African Steam (1st ed.). Newton Abbott, London: David & Charles. pp. 3–64. ISBN 0715386387.
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