1948 in South Africa

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Years in South Africa

Events[edit]

January
March
  • 13 – Dr K. Goonam leads a batch of twelve passive resisters across the Natal-Transvaal border.
May
  • 26 – The National Party wins the General Elections in coalition with the Afrikaner Party (AP).
  • 28 – The National Party forms a new South African government as incumbent prime minister Jan Smuts loses his seat.
June
September
  • 8 – A group of 83 German children, orphaned by the war, arrives in Table Bay.
  • 10 – The German orphans reach Pretoria to settle in South Africa.
October
  • 15 – Foreign Minister Eric Louw informs Commonwealth leaders that South Africa is not prepared to allow interference in its domestic affairs.

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