On This Day

Events in Sport in January 1944

  • Jan 1 30th Rose Bowl: Southern California beats #12 Washington, 29-0
  • Jan 1 10th Sugar Bowl: Georgia Tech beats Tulsa, 20-18
  • Jan 1 10th Orange Bowl: LSU beats Texas A&M, 19-14
  • Jan 23 Detroit Red Wings score 15 goals against New York Rangers with an NHL record 37 points; also record consecutive goals & most lopsided game, 15-0

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jan 27 Casey Stengel, manager of the Boston Braves since 1938, resigns Lou Perini, Guido Rugo, & Joseph Maney buy control of Boston Braves

Baseball Hall of Fame Manager Casey Stengel
Baseball Hall of Fame Manager
Casey Stengel