General South African History Timeline: 1900s
- 7 May, Paul Kruger addresses the volksraad for the last time before being forced to travel on the Delagoa line to Machadodorp, where he lives on his train carriage.
- 11 September, Accompanied by his private secretary, Paul Kruger crosses the Komatipoort border .
- 19 October, Paul Kruger goes on board the Dutch cruiser, De Gelderland, that is diverted from sea by Queen Wilhelmina of Holland.
- 22 November, Paul Kruger reaches Marseilles and embarks on a voyage to create enthusiasm for the Boer cause, with some success. However, not one government does anything concrete for the Boers.
- July, Paul Kruger's wife, Gezina Susanna Frederika Wilhelmina, dies in Pretoria.
- An archives branch of the Department of the Colonial Secretary is established with the purpose of taking intellectual and physical control of the archival records of the former Zuid-Afrikaansche Republiek.
- May, A peace treaty is signed. Paul Kruger moves to Mentone, on the French Riviera.
- Fietas, Johannesburg: 5 stands are transferred to Indians.
- October, Paul Kruger moves to warmer climate of Mentone.
- Fietas, Johannesburg: The 'Coolie Location' is struck by bubonic plague.
- 20 March, Fietas, Johannesburg: The mixed population is evacuated and the area burned to the ground.
- 24 May, Paul Kruger establishes himself in a villa at Clarens on lake Geneva.
- July, Fietas, Johannesburg: Most of the evacuees start moving back into the urban centre, mostly into the 'Malay Location', one of the view areas for legal 'non-white' occupation.
- 14 July, Paul Kruger dies from cardiac failure, after a period of illness. He is buried next to his wife, Gezina Susanna Frederika Wilhelmina, in Pretoria.
- 1904 - 1907
- Fietas, Johannesburg: 48 stands are transferred to Indians.
- 1904 - 1934
- Fietas, Johannesburg: Indians increasingly become stand-holders.
- 5 September, Fietas, Johannesburg: Dr Yusuf Dadoo is born.
Last updated : 04-Feb-2016
This article was produced for South African History Online on 21-Mar-2011