On This Day

What Happened on January 17, 1954

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • 4th NFL Pro Bowl, Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum: Eastern Conference beats Western Conference, 20-9; MVP: Chuck Bednarik, Philadelphia Eagles, LB

Appears on tv showTelevision Debut

Jacques Cousteau's 1st network telecast airs on "Omnibus" (CBS)

Oceanographer, Explorer and Scientist Jacques Cousteau
Oceanographer, Explorer and Scientist
Jacques Cousteau

Famous Birthdays

  • Janet Dykman, Monterey Park California, archer (Olympics 1996)
  • Robert F Kennedy Jr, attorney (Natural Resources Defense Council)
  • Susan Kiefel, Australian lawyer and judge