1935 in South Africa
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|1935 in South Africa|
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- 1 – The South African Airways takes over the South West African Airways which has been providing a weekly airmail service between Windhoek and Kimberley since 1932.
- Unknown date
- Cape Town starts reclaiming 480 acres (1.9 km²) of land on the foreshore.
- 5 March – Durant Sihlali, artist, is born in Germiston.
- 22 April – Sathyandranath Ragunanan Maharaj, political activist, is born in Newcastle, Natal.
- 29 April – Tom van Vollenhoven, rugby player.
- 29 May – André Phillipus Brink, author, is born in Vrede, Orange Free State.
- Andrew Motjuoadi, artist.
- 28 March – Tielman Roos, politician and former Minister of Justice, dies at the age of 56 after a long struggle against ill health.
Four new Cape gauge locomotive types enter service on the South African Railways (SAR):
- The first of forty-four Class 15E 4-8-2 Mountain type locomotives.:62–63
- Six Class 16E 4-6-2 Pacific type passenger steam locomotives.:71-72:67-68
- Fifty Class 19C 4-8-2 Mountain type locomotives.:68–71:69-72
- A single experimental Class 20 2-10-2 Santa Fe type locomotive.:71, 107:73-74:63-64
- On 2 July the South African cricket team wins its first test cricket match against the English cricket team at Lord's Cricket Ground.
- Paxton, Leith; Bourne, David (1985). Locomotives of the South African Railways (1st ed.). Cape Town: Struik. ISBN 0869772112.
- Holland, D.F. (1972). Steam Locomotives of the South African Railways, Volume 2: 1910-1955 (1st ed.). Newton Abbott, Devon: David & Charles. ISBN 978-0-7153-5427-8.
- Durrant, A E (1989). Twilight of South African Steam (1st ed.). Newton Abbott, London: David & Charles. ISBN 0715386387.