January 15, 1942 in Sport

Day of the Week: Thursday

Events in Sport

  • Cubs drop plans to install lights at Wrigley due to WW II

Event of interestEvent of Interest

FDR asks commissioner to continue baseball during WW II

32nd US President Franklin D. Roosevelt
32nd US President
Franklin D. Roosevelt

Deaths in Sport

  • Melvin Winfield Sheppard, runner (Olympic gold 1908, 12), dies at 58