1720s in South Africa

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1720s in South Africa
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List of years in South Africa

The following lists events that happened during the 1720s in South Africa.



  • Groot Constantia was built
  • 17 January - Sampson and Amstelveer, richly laden, are wrecked on the southern coast, beginning a disastrous year for Dutch ships in South Africa
  • 17 June - A gale lasting several days drives away ten ships lying at anchor in Table Bay harbour. All the ships sank, and 660 people lost their lives




  • 28 April - Jan de la Fontaine is again appointed provisional Governor of the Cape
  • 3 July - The ship Middenmark is driven on the rocks in Table Bay by a strong wind and 75 people are drowned



See Years in South Africa for list of References