On This Day

What Happened on January 23, 2017

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • Bernie Ecclestone removed as Formula One boss as Liberty Media completes $8 billion takeover
  • Most expensive house in the US worth $250 million goes on the market in Bel Air, Los Angeles
  • Thunderstorms and tornadoes in Georgia and Mississippi leave at least 18 dead in the US

Famous Deaths

  • Bobby Freeman, American singer (Do You Want to Dance), dies at 76
  • Gorden Kaye, British actor (Allo Allo), dies at 75
  • Lee O’Denat, American internet entrepreneur (WorldStarHipHop.com), dies of heart disease at 43