1863 in South Africa

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1863 in South Africa
1860 1861 1862 « 1863 » 1864 1865 1866

List of years in South Africa

The following lists events that happened during 1863 in South Africa.

Incumbents[edit]

Events[edit]

March
April
June
Inaugural train arriving at Wellington
  • 17 – M.W. Pretorius resigns as State President of the Orange Free State.
  • 20 – Jacobus Johannes Venter becomes acting State President of the Orange Free State.[2]
October
November

Births[edit]

Deaths[edit]

Railways[edit]

Railway lines opened[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Archontology.org: A Guide for Study of Historical Offices, Orange Free State: Heads of State: 1854-1902 (Accessed on 14 April 2017)
  2. ^ a b c Muller. Oude tyden in den Oranje-Vrystaat. pp. 54, 74, 76, 87, 127, 131, 134, 143, 145, 147, 158, 159, 172, 256. 
  3. ^ a b Archontology.org: A Guide for Study of Historical Offices, South African Republic (Transvaal): Heads of State: 1857-1877 (Accessed on 14 April 2017)
  4. ^ Espitalier, T.J.; Day, W.A.J. (1943). The Locomotive in South Africa - A Brief History of Railway Development. Chapter I - The Period of the 4 ft. 8½ in. Gauge. South African Railways and Harbours Magazine, June 1943. pp. 437-440.
  5. ^ The South African Railways - Historical Survey. Editor George Hart, Publisher Bill Hart, Sponsored by Dorbyl Ltd., Published c. 1978, pp. 4, 8.
  6. ^ Statement Showing, in Chronological Order, the Date of Opening and the Mileage of Each Section of Railway, Statement No. 19, p. 181, ref. no. 200954-13