South African Sign Language Project is launched.
Rev. George Thom asked the synod in a letter to pay attention to the education and care of the deaf.
The first nursery school for the deaf is established in the Old Mill House (designed by Sir Herbert Baker) with 18 children.
Dr. Hamilton is appointed as executive director of the Institute for the Deaf and Mr Eugene van Vuuren as the fifth principal…
With the 100-year celebration, the school was renamed De la Bat School.