This Day in History: 1951-02-24

Local lad Jim Ferguson (18 years), of Deepdale, Toodyay, broke the State junior pole-vault record by 2 in., clearing 10 ft 2 5/8 in., whilst competing in the Cottesloe club championships at Leederville Oval in Perth.

Toodyay herald, 1 Mar. 1951, p.1.
West Australian, 26 Feb. 1951, p.16.