On This Day

What Happened on January 17, 1939

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Ed Barrow is elected Yankee president succeeding deceased J Ruppert

Famous Birthdays

  • Antao D'Souza, cricketer (Pakistani pace bowler in six Tests 1959-62)
  • Maury Povich, TV host (Current Affair, Maury)/Mr Connie Chung
  • Toini Gustafson, Swedish 5K/10K cross country skier (Olympic gold 1968)