1951 in South Africa

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Years in South Africa

Events[edit]

March
May
  • 14 – Cabinet votes for the removal of Coloured people from the voters roll.
  • 24 – The first part of the Afrikaans Dictionary Woordeboek van die Afrikaanse Taal (WAT) is published, a project which was started in 1926 by Prof. J.J. Smith of Stellenbosch University.
July
  • 29 – Blacks, Coloureds and Indians meet for the first time to discuss a plan of action against race discrimination laws.
Unknown date

Births[edit]

Deaths[edit]

Railways[edit]

Railway lines opened[edit]

  • 13 June – Transvaal: Grootvlei to Redan, 39 miles 1 chain (62.8 kilometres).[1]
  • 21 December – Transvaal: Springs to Welgedag, 5 miles 19 chains (8.4 kilometres).[1]

Sports[edit]

Rugby[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Statement Showing, in Chronological Order, the Date of Opening and the Mileage of Each Section of Railway, Statement No. 19, p. 191, ref. no. 200954-13