1976 in South Africa

The following lists events that happened during 1976 in South Africa.

1976
in
South Africa

Decades:
See also:

IncumbentsEdit

EventsEdit

January
March
May
June
August
September
  • 13 – The Cillié Commission of Inquiry into the 16 June riots in Soweto begins.
  • 30 – Michael Lapsley, Anglican priest and social activist, arrives in Lesotho after his visa was not renewed in South Africa.
October
Unknown date
  • Umkhonto we Sizwe's central operations headquarters is established and the process of establishing training camps in Angola begins with the establishment of Gabela Training Camp.

BirthsEdit

DeathsEdit

RailwaysEdit

LocomotivesEdit

Three new Cape gauge locomotive types enter service on the South African Railways:

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Archontology.org: A Guide for Study of Historical Offices: South Africa: Heads of State: 1961-1994 (Accessed on 14 April 2017)
  2. ^ Jeffery, Anthea (2009). People's War - New Light on the Struggle for South Africa (1st ed.). Johannesburg & Cape Town: Jonathan Ball Publishers. p. 18. ISBN 978-1-86842-357-6.
  3. ^ "JOHAN THOM". KZNSA Artists, Gallery, Durban, South Africa. Retrieved 15 July 2012.
  4. ^ a b 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. 38, 42–43, 46.
  5. ^ a b c 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
  6. ^ a b c Paxton, Leith; Bourne, David (1985). Locomotives of the South African Railways (1st ed.). Cape Town: Struik. pp. 128–129, 141–142. ISBN 0869772112.