1891 in South Africa

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1891
in
South Africa

Decades:
See also:

The following lists events that happened during 1891 in South Africa.

Incumbents[edit]

Events[edit]

January
June
  • 11 – Britain and Portugal agree on territory in East Africa at the Anglo-Portuguese Convention in Lisbon.

Births[edit]

Deaths[edit]

Railways[edit]

Railway lines opened[edit]

Locomotives[edit]

Cape

Two new 3 ft 6 in (1,067 mm) Cape gauge locomotive types enter service on the Cape Government Railways (CGR):

  • Two Baldwin-built 1st Class 2-6-0 Mogul type locomotives, the first American locomotives in South Africa.[2]:40–41[3]:15
  • Thirty 5th Class 4-6-0 tender locomotives in mainline service on all three Cape Systems.[2]:39–41
Natal
Transvaal

Sports[edit]

Rugby[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Statement Showing, in Chronological Order, the Date of Opening and the Mileage of Each Section of Railway, Statement No. 19, p. 182, ref. no. 200954-13
  2. ^ a b c Holland, D.F. (1971). Steam Locomotives of the South African Railways. 1: 1859–1910 (1st ed.). Newton Abbott, Devon: David & Charles. ISBN 978-0-7153-5382-0. 
  3. ^ Paxton, Leith; Bourne, David (1985). Locomotives of the South African Railways (1st ed.). Cape Town: Struik. ISBN 0869772112. 
  4. ^ Holland, D. F. (1972). Steam Locomotives of the South African Railways. 2: 1910-1955 (1st ed.). Newton Abbott, Devon: David & Charles. ISBN 978-0-7153-5427-8.