1862 in South Africa

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1862
in
South Africa

Decades:
See also:

The following lists events that happened during 1862 in South Africa.

Incumbents[edit]

Events[edit]

January
April
October
Unknown date

Railways[edit]

Railway lines opened[edit]

Locomotives[edit]

  • The Table Bay Harbour Board acquires a single broad-gauge locomotive, builder or appearance unknown, for excavation and breakwater construction work.[3]

Births[edit]

  • 24 July - Percy FitzPatrick, author, politician, mining financier and fruit industry pioneer. (d. 1931)
  • 27 September – Louis Botha, Boer general and politician. (d. 1919)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Archontology.org: A Guide for Study of Historical Offices, Orange Free State: Heads of State: 1854-1902 (Accessed on 14 April 2017)
  2. ^ a b c Archontology.org: A Guide for Study of Historical Offices, South African Republic (Transvaal): Heads of State: 1857-1877 (Accessed on 14 April 2017)
  3. ^ a b Table Bay Harbour construction locomotives
  4. ^ Stormvoël van die Noorde by O JO Ferreira; Jan Viljoen – ‘n Transvaalse Wesgrenspionier (unpublished MA dissertation); documents and notes from the Jack Seale collection.
  5. ^ Statement Showing, in Chronological Order, the Date of Opening and the Mileage of Each Section of Railway, Statement No. 19, p. 181, ref. no. 200954-13