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1958 in South Africa
The following lists events that happened during 1958 in South Africa.
- 6 – Margaret Rheeder is hanged in Pretoria for poisoning her husband, Benjamin Fredenman.
- 2 May – Henry Cornelius, film director, producer, screenwriter and editor. (b. 1913)
Two new Cape gauge locomotive types enter service on the South African Railways.
- The first of fifty-five Class 5E, Series 3 electric locomotives.
- In June and July forty-five Class 1-DE General Electric type U12B locomotives are the first diesel-electrics to enter SAR service in quantity.
- ^ a b Paxton, Leith; Bourne, David (1985). Locomotives of the South African Railways (1st ed.). Cape Town: Struik. pp. 127–128, 137–138. ISBN 0869772112.