On This Day

What Happened on January 17, 1934

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Carl Hubbell, NL MVP winner, gets $18,000 contract by the NY Giants
  • Electric Home & Farm Authority incorporated
  • NY Giants reward MVP pitcher Carl Hubbell with $18,000 contract

Famous Birthdays

  • Donald Cammell, film director
  • Shari Lewis, ventriloquist/puppeteer (Lamb Chop), born in The Bronx, New York
  • Sydney Phillip Hodkinson, composer