On This Day

What Happened on January 17, 1974

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Styne, Comdem & Green's musical "Lorelei" premieres in NYC

Famous Birthdays

  • Annemarie Jacir, Palestinian filmmaker and poet, born in Bethlehem, Palestine
  • Derrick Mason, wide receiver (Tennessee Oilers)
  • Guillermo Mercedes, Dominican-American baseball infielder (Texas Rangers)
  • Marcus Spriggs, offensive tackle (Buffalo Bills)
  • Sharon Marie Ferris, New Zealand sailor (Olympics 1996)
  • Vesko Kountchev, Bulgarian musician
  • Yang Chen, Chinese footballer