On This Day

What Happened on January 2, 1939

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • 5th Orange Bowl: #2 Tennessee beats #4 Oklahoma, 17-0
  • 5th Sugar Bowl: #1 TCU beats #6 Carnegie Tech, 15-7

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Bradman scores 107 South Australia v Victoria, his 4th consecutive century

Cricket Legend Donald Bradman
Cricket Legend
Donald Bradman

Famous Birthdays

  • Jim Bakker, American televangelist (Assemblies of God, The PTL Club) and convicted fraud, born in Muskegon, Michigan

Famous Deaths

  • Roman Dmowski, Polish politician (b. 1864)