What Happened on December 19, 1924

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • Test Cricket debut of Bill Ponsford, who scored 110 in 1st innings
  • The last Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost is sold in London, England.

Famous Birthdays

  • Carlo Chiti, Italian race car engineer (d. 1994)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Doug Harvey, Canadian ice hockey player, born in Montreal, Quebec

NHL Legend Doug Harvey
NHL Legend
Doug Harvey
  • Edmund Purdom, England, actor (Asissi Underground, Pieces)
  • Gary Morton, second husband of Lucille Ball (d. 1999)
  • Michel Tournier, French writer ( Friday, or, The Other Island), born in Paris (d. 2016)
  • Peter Prowtiny, English real estate developer/multi-millionaire