What Happened on April 17, 1923

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Longest NL opening game, Phillies & Dodgers tie 5-5 in 14

Famous Birthdays

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Harry Reasoner, American newscaster (60 Minutes, ABC, CBS), born in Dakota City, Iowa (d. 1991)

Journalist Harry Reasoner
Harry Reasoner
  • Lindsay Anderson, Bangalore India, director (Thursday's Children)
  • Lloyd Biggle Jr, US, sci-fi author (Silence is Deadly)
  • Norman Potter, cabinetmaker designer/writer
  • Solly Hemus, American baseball player