What Happened on January 29, 1940

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • 33rd Men's Australian Championships: Adrian Quist beats Jack Crawford (6-3, 6-1, 6-2)
  • 33rd Women's Australian Championships: Nancye Wynne beats Thelma Coyne (5-7, 6-4, 6-0)

Famous Birthdays

  • Katharine Ross, American actress (Graduate, Francesca-Colbys), born in Hollywood, California
  • Kunimitsu Takahashi, Japanese motorcycle racer and racing driver