1871 – Henry Morton Stanley encounters David Livingstone at Ujiji, near Lake Tanganyika in Central Africa, with the immortal words: “Dr Livingstone, I presume?”
1926 – Sir Donald Bradman plays his first state selection trial. He only makes 37.
1940 – Walt Disney begins serving as an informer for the Los Angeles office of the FBI. His job is to report back information on Hollywood subversives.
1991 – SA returns from isolation against India at Kolkata. They lose by three wickets.