1918 – Born on November 14th in Sydney, NSW, Australia. Australian tennis player.
1939 – Scored a singular triumph as the Australian Davis Cup team, rebounding from 0-2 down against the Cup-holding U.S. in Philadelphia to win.
1951 – World War II interrupted the strong partnership of himself–the right court player–and Adrian Quist, but they won their native Australian title eight straight times, a team record for majors, and gave up the title only after a tremendous struggle, 6-3 in the fifth against Frank Sedgman and Ken McGregor.
1984 – Elected to the Hall of Fame as one-half of the great Australian double Bromwich and Quist
1999 – Died on October 21st in Geelong, Victoria.