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1934 in South Africa

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1934 in South Africa

1934 in South Africa
1931 1932 1933 « 1934 » 1935 1936 1937

List of years in South Africa


  • Events 1
  • Births 2
  • Deaths 3
  • Railways 4
    • Railway lines opened 4.1
  • Sports 5
  • References 6


  • 1 – South African Airways is inaugurated and takes over the passenger and goods air services from Union Airways.
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.




Railway lines opened

  • 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]



  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
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