What Happened on January 24, 1947

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • NFL adds 5th official (back judge) & allows sudden death in playoffs

Famous Birthdays

  • David Randall, British priest, founder of Cara (d. 1996)
  • Giorgio Chinaglia, Carrara Italy, soccer star (Lazio of Italy, NY Cosmos), (d. 2012)
  • Masashi Ozaki, Japanese golfer
  • Warren Zevon, rocker (Excitable Boy), born in Chicago, Illinois

Famous Deaths

  • Felix Timmermans, writer/painter (Gift from St Nicholas), dies at 60