1883 in South Africa

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1883
in
South Africa

Decades:
See also:

The following lists events that happened during 1883 in South Africa.

Incumbents[edit]

Events[edit]

April
May
  • 9 – Paul Kruger is sworn in as president of the Zuid-Afrikaansche Republiek.
July
  • 22 – Zulu King Cetshwayo barely escapes with his life in a rebel attack.
August

Births[edit]

Deaths[edit]

Railways[edit]

Railway lines opened[edit]

Locomotives[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d Report for year ending 31 December 1909, Cape Government Railways, Section VIII - Dates of Opening and the Length of the different Sections in the Cape Colony, from the Year 1873 to 31st December, 1909.
  2. ^ Holland, D.F. (1971). Steam Locomotives of the South African Railways. 1: 1859–1910 (1st ed.). Newton Abbott, Devon: David & Charles. pp. 37–38, 106–108. ISBN 978-0-7153-5382-0. 
  3. ^ Paxton, Leith; Bourne, David (1985). Locomotives of the South African Railways (1st ed.). Cape Town: Struik. p. 17. ISBN 0869772112.