On This Day

What Happened on May 17, 1939

Historical Events

  • 1st televised baseball game is broadcast on NBC, with Princeton defeating Columbia 2-1

Famous Birthdays

  • Gary Paulsen, American author of young adult literature, born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Wim de Bie, CEO (Simplistic Covenant)
1939 Highlights

About May 17, 1939

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 82 years, 5 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Taurus