1934 in South Africa

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1934
in
South Africa

Decades:
See also:

The following lists events that happened during 1934 in South Africa.

Incumbents[edit]

Events[edit]

February
  • 1 – South African Airways is inaugurated and takes over the passenger and goods air services from Union Airways.
July
Unknown date
  • The Slums Act is passed, giving municipalities and the government the authority to acquire slum properties.
  • The Statute of Westminster is ratified in inference by South Africa.

Births[edit]

Deaths[edit]

Railways[edit]

Railway lines opened[edit]

  • 26 February – Transvaal – Northam to Thabazimbi, 28 miles 72 chains (46.5 kilometres).[1]
  • 29 July – Transvaal – Germiston to Elsburg, 2 miles 49 chains (4.2 kilometres).[1]
  • 21 September – Transvaal – Tuinplaas to Marble Hall, 36 miles 36 chains (58.7 kilometres).[1]
  • 15 October – Cape – Kleinstraat to Matroosberg, 8 miles 48 chains (13.8 kilometres).[1]

Sports[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d Statement Showing, in Chronological Order, the Date of Opening and the Mileage of Each Section of Railway, Statement No. 19, p. 190, ref. no. 200954-13