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Today In Cricket History: 19 May

People born on this day:

1874:  Gilbert Laird Jessop, "The Croucher"
1876:  Joe Humphries, England wicketkeeper in Australia 1907-08
1910:  Alan Melville, graceful South African batsman 1938-49
1924:  Barbara Murrey, six Tests for England women 1951-54
1954:  Sharyn Fitzsimmons (later Hill), three womens Tests for Australia 1978-79
1957:  Shaun Graf, eleven ODIs no Tests for Australia 1980-81
1965:  Edward Odumbe, Kenyan pace bowler 1996 World Cup
1981:  Jamie How, New Zealand Test batsman 2005-

People died on this day:

1890:  Gus Kempis, of fever age 24, took 4-76 in S.Africa's first Test
1903:  Arthur Shrewsbury, 1277 runs at 35.47 in 23 Tests
1924:  Billy Zulch, S.African batsman scored two Test centuries
1978:  George Gladstone, one Test WI v England 1930, 12 not out, 1-189
1993:  S.W.Sohoni, 4 Tests for India, 83 runs @ 16.6, 2 wkts @ 101
1993:  Colin Snedden, one Test for New Zealand 1947

Events on this day:

1945:  Start of the first Victory Test between England and Aust Services
1955:  Atkinson and Depeiaza make 347 stand for 7th wkt WI v Australia

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Today In Cricket History was published in book form in 2009.

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