1921 in South Africa

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1921
in
South Africa

Decades:
See also:

The following lists events that happened during 1921 in South Africa.

Incumbents[edit]

Events[edit]

May
July
December
Unknown date

Births[edit]

  • 30 May – Jamie Uys, actor and film director. (d. 1996)

Deaths[edit]

  • 10 September – John Tengo Jabavu, editor of South Africa's first newspaper in Xhosa. (b. 1859)

Railways[edit]

Railway lines opened[edit]

Locomotives[edit]

Two new Cape gauge locomotive types enter service on the South African Railways (SAR):

References[edit]

  1. ^ Archontology.org: A Guide for Study of Historical Offices: South Africa: Governors-General: 1910-1961 (Accessed on 14 April 2017)
  2. ^ a b Statement Showing, in Chronological Order, the Date of Opening and the Mileage of Each Section of Railway, Statement No. 19, p. 188, ref. no. 200954-13
  3. ^ a b Holland, D. F. (1972). Steam Locomotives of the South African Railways. 2: 1910-1955 (1st ed.). Newton Abbott, Devon: David & Charles. pp. 41–42. ISBN 978-0-7153-5427-8. 
  4. ^ a b Hamilton, Gavin N., The Garratt Locomotive - Garratt Locomotives produced by Beyer, Peacock, retrieved 10 November 2012 
  5. ^ a b Paxton, Leith; Bourne, David (1985). Locomotives of the South African Railways (1st ed.). Cape Town: Struik. pp. 88–89. ISBN 0869772112.