CITY OF FIRSTS
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First city in the Southern Hemisphere to install electric street lighting
First 7th Day Adventist Church in SA established by Pieter Wessels.
Declared a National Monument in 1967.
Henrietta Stockdale became the first matron of the new Kimberley hospital.
First city in South Africa to switch on an automatic telephone exchange.
First Stock Exchange in South Africa.
First Electric Tram in South Africa
First city or town to manufacture compressed bricks and terracotta ornaments
First Woman trained as a pilot.
First dummy pass in rugby.
First airport to install lighting equipment and first night landing by a pilot.
First female municipal traffic wardens.
First state school for physically disabled.
First Woman judge: Miss Justice Leonora van de Heever.
First housing scheme, Ipopeng in Galeshewe, for black mine workers.
First black town council: Galeshewe.
First coloured priest to become a Bishop
First City council to amalgamate all group areas.
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