On This Day

What Happened on January 17, 1933

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Australian cricket batting champion Don Bradman takes only his 2nd Test wicket; bowls England's Walter Hammond for 85 during 338-run 3rd Test defeat in Adelaide

Cricket Legend Donald Bradman
Cricket Legend
Donald Bradman

Famous Birthdays

  • Aga Khan, religious leader (Muslims)
  • Bruno Schroder, British baron/banker/multi-millionaire
  • Dalida, Egyptian actress and singer, Miss Egypt (The 6th Day)
  • Sheree North [Dawn Bethel], American actress (The Mary Tyler Moore Show), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2005)
  • Yolande Christina Dalida, Cairo Egypt

Famous Deaths

  • John Hodges, Australian cricketer (6 wickets in Australia's 1st two Tests), dies
  • Louis Comfort Tiffany, American artist and designer (b. 1848)