What Happened on January 15, 1942

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Cubs drop plans to install lights at Wrigley due to WW II

Event of interestEvent of Interest

FDR asks commissioner to continue baseball during WW II

32nd US President Franklin D. Roosevelt
32nd US President
Franklin D. Roosevelt

Famous Birthdays

  • Edward "Sonny" Bivins, US singer (Manhattans-Kiss & Say Goodbye)

Famous Deaths

  • Melvin Winfield Sheppard, runner (Olympic-gold-08, 12), dies at 58