1970 in South Africa

The following lists events that happened during 1970 in South Africa.

1970
in
South Africa

Decades:
See also:

IncumbentsEdit

EventsEdit

May
June
December
  • 7 – The U.N. General Assembly supports the isolation of South Africa for its apartheid policies.

BirthsEdit

DeathsEdit

RailwaysEdit

LocomotivesEdit

  • The South African Railways places the first of eighty Class 6E mainline electric locomotives in service. Two are also built for Iscor for use at the Sishen iron ore mine.[3][4][5]

SportsEdit

RugbyEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Archontology.org: A Guide for Study of Historical Offices: South Africa: Heads of State: 1961-1994 (Accessed on 14 April 2017)
  2. ^ "Lawn Bowls | Athlete Profile: Nicolene NEAL - Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games". results.gc2018.com. Retrieved 10 March 2021.
  3. ^ 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
  4. ^ Middleton, John N. (2002). Railways of Southern Africa Locomotive Guide - 2002 (as amended by Combined Amendment List 4, January 2009) (2nd, Dec 2002 ed.). Herts, England: Beyer-Garratt Publications. pp. 54, 63.
  5. ^ Paxton, Leith; Bourne, David (1985). Locomotives of the South African Railways (1st ed.). Cape Town: Struik. pp. 128–129. ISBN 0869772112.