21 1894 (Sat.) SS Seaflower landed the crew of the schooner John James, of Aberystwyth, who were picked up in Cardigan Bay
20 1949 (Wed.) Handel’s Messiah at Bethania. Soloists included Jennifer Vyvyan; Gwyneth Morgan; Trefor Anthony; and Hubert Hughes; Idris Griffith, Llanelli, organist; Conductor Andrew Williams. Notable especially for the collapse and death of Revd Esaia Williams, Bethania in the pulpit while addressing the congregation.
19 1896 (Sun.) Annual preaching meetings were held at Capel Mair, when Miss Rosina Davies (the Evangelist), Treherbert, and the Rev Oscar Owen, Bridgend, Glamorganshire, officiated to crowded congregations.
18 1952 (Fri.) Roderic Bowen becomes youngest QC at 38