What Happened on January 10, 1939

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Bradman hits 186 SA v Qld before Christ catches him at short-leg

Cricket Legend Donald Bradman
Cricket Legend
Donald Bradman

Famous Birthdays

  • Bill Toomey, decathelete (Olympic-gold-68), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • David Horowitz, American author and political commentator
  • Jared Carter, American poet
  • Sal Mineo, actor (Exodus, Rebel Without a Cause), born in NYC, New York
  • Scott McKenzie, American singer ('San Francisco;), (d. 2012)
  • William Levy, Dutch writer

Famous Deaths

  • Jameson Thomas, actor (Piccadilly, Farmer's Wife), dies at 50
  • Julius Bittner, Austria composer (Missa Austriaca), dies at 64