Cricket - Test Match - Australia v England - Brisbane
Trevor Bailey the England all-rounder came in for some sever critisism for his defensive play in his second innings where he scored 67 runs in 7 hours and 38 minutes. Here Bailey is seen playing one of his typical strokes, a 'dead bat' to a ball from Richie Beraud. The fielders left to right are:Neil Harvey, Norm O'Neill, Wally Grout, Peter Burge and Ian Meckiff.
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Transport - 'Queen Elizabeth' - Southampton
After a hold-up of 12 hours, due to unfavourable weather, the 'Queen Elizabeth' moved from 101 berth in Southampton New Dock to the King George V Dry Dock for the next stage of her conversion from troopship to luxury passenger liner. The operation of moving the giant liner in to the dock, where she will remain for about two weeks, took nearly 90 minutes. She is due to make her maiden voyage from Southampton to New York as a passenger liner in October 16th 1946.
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Athletics - Oxford University v AAA - First Four Minute Mile
Roger Bannister breaks the tape as excited onlookers check their watches to find that Bannister has run the first ever sub-four minute mile
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