1954 in South Africa

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1954
in
South Africa

Decades:
See also:

The following lists events that happened during 1954 in South Africa.

Incumbents[edit]

Events[edit]

January
April
  • 17 – The Federation of South African Women is launched in Johannesburg.
  • 23 – The Afrikaans-German Culture Union (Afrikaanse-Deutsche Kultuurgemeinschaft - ADK) is founded in Pretoria.
June
  • 23 – The Trust Bank of South Africa is founded by Jan S. Marais.
September
October
November
December
Unknown date

Births[edit]

Deaths[edit]

Railways[edit]

Locomotives[edit]

Two new Cape gauge steam locomotive types enter service on the South African Railways (SAR).

Sports[edit]

Football[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Holland, D. F. (1972). Steam Locomotives of the South African Railways. 2: 1910-1955 (1st ed.). Newton Abbott, Devon: David & Charles. pp. 110–114. ISBN 978-0-7153-5427-8. 
  2. ^ a b Paxton, Leith; Bourne, David (1985). Locomotives of the South African Railways (1st ed.). Cape Town: Struik. pp. 95–96. ISBN 0869772112. 
  3. ^ Hamilton, Gavin N., The Garratt Locomotive - Garratt Locomotives produced by Beyer, Peacock, retrieved 10 November 2012 
  4. ^ a b Hamilton, Gavin N., The Garratt Locomotive - Garratt Locomotives from Other Builders, retrieved 10 November 2012