What Happened on April 17, 1939

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events


Sport defeatBoxing Title Fight

Joe Louis KOs Jack Roper in 1 for heavyweight boxing title

Boxer and World Heavyweight Champion Joe Louis
Boxer and World Heavyweight Champion
Joe Louis
  • SN Behrman's "No Time for Comedy" premieres in NYC

AgreementTreaty of Interest

Stalin signs British-France-Russian anti-Nazi pact

Soviet General Secretary Joseph Stalin
Soviet General Secretary
Joseph Stalin