What Happened on January 17, 1954

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jacques Cousteau's 1st network telecast airs on "Omnibus" (CBS)

Oceanographer, Explorer and Scientist Jacques Cousteau
Oceanographer, Explorer and Scientist
Jacques Cousteau
  • NFL Pro Bowl: East beats West 20-9
  • Suggs Louise wins LPGA Sea Island Golf Open (Cloister)

Famous Birthdays

  • Janet Dykman, Monterey Park California, archer (Olympics-1996)
  • Robert F Kennedy Jr, attorney (Natural Resources Defense Council)
  • Susan Kiefel, Australian lawyer and judge