1871 in South Africa

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1871
in
South Africa

Decades:
See also:

The following lists events that happened during 1871 in South Africa.

Incumbents[edit]

Events[edit]

October
November
Unknown date

Births[edit]

  • 9 January – Eugène Marais, lawyer, naturalist, poet and writer. (d. 1936)
  • 7 April – Charlotte Maxeke, religious leader, social worker and political activist. (d. 1939)

Deaths[edit]

Railways[edit]

Railway lines opened[edit]

Namaqualand Railway mule train
  • 18 February – Namaqualand – Port Nolloth to Muishondfontein, 44 miles 40 chains (71.6 kilometres).[3]

Locomotives[edit]

References[edit]