1992 in South Africa

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1992 in South African sport

Years in South Africa

Events[edit]

February
March
  • 12 – Citrusdal in the Cape Province becomes South Africa's first officially recognised non-racial local authority.
  • 17 – The government holds a referendum about changing the constitution, paving the way to end apartheid.
  • The Skweyiya Commission finds the African National Congress guilty of having a systematic policy of abuse and violation of human rights in some camps of exile.
April
June
August
September
November
Unknown date

Births[edit]

Deaths[edit]

  • Julayi Hlekiso, chairperson of the Transport and General Workers Union, is shot dead in Transkei.
  • 9 July – Chief Julius Matatu, former Transkei minister and prominent traditional leader, is shot dead at his home in Mqanduli, Transkei.
  • 18 October – Abraham Manie Adelstein, United Kingdom's Chief Medical Statistician, dies at the age of 76.
  • 25 December – Helen Joseph, activist, dies at the age of 87.

Transportation[edit]

Railways[edit]

  • 10 September – Spoornet places the first of fifty Class 38-000 dual mode locomotives in service, the first locomotives in South Africa capable of running either on 3 kV DC electricity off the catenary or on diesel fuel alone.[1][2]

Sports[edit]

Athletics[edit]

  • 28 March – Abel Mokibe wins his first national title in the men's marathon, clocking 2:11:07 in Cape Town.

References[edit]

  1. ^ South African Railways Index and Diagrams Electric and Diesel Locomotives, 610mm and 1065mm Gauges, Ref LXD 14/1/100/20, 28 January 1975, as amended
  2. ^ "UCW - Electric locomotives". The UCW Partnership. Archived from the original on 12 October 2007. Retrieved 30 September 2010.