1806 in South Africa

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1806
in
South Africa

Decades:
See also:

The following lists events that happened during 1806 in South Africa.

Events[edit]

  • 4 January - The British expeditionary force arrives at the Cape
  • 8 January – British troops land at Losperds Bay, between Bloubergstrand and Melkbosstrand in the Cape Colony.
    • The Battle of Blaauwberg takes place between the British and the Dutch colonists.
  • 10 January – Governor Jan Willem Janssens capitulates and Sir David Baird is appointed Governor of the Cape
  • The first regular inland postal service is started.

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