January 29, 1947 in Sport

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Events in Sport

  • 35th Men's Australian Championships: Dinny Pails beats John Bromwich (4-6, 6-4, 3-6, 7-5, 8-6)
  • 35th Women's Australian Championships: Nancye Wynne Bolton beats Nell Hall Hopman (6-3, 6-2)

Birthdays in Sport

  • Michael Mavor, Head Master (Rugby School)

Deaths in Sport

  • Fred Barratt, cricket (5 wkts at 47 in 5 Tests for Eng 1929-30), dies