“Way Back When” TODAY!


Paul Layendecker’s “WAY BACK WHEN” for Weds., April 17, 2024

1929, Babe Ruth married Claire Hodgeson, a former member of the Ziegfeld Follies.  When asked where they were going on their honeymoon, Ruth said, “To the ballpark.”  He hit a home run for her that day.

1937, Daffy Duck made his debut.

1964 Ford unveiled its newest model . . . The Mustang.


Music History:

1973, The Eagles released their second album, “Desperado”, featuring the title track and “Tequila Sunrise”.


 Notable Birthdays:

Actress Victoria Beckham 50

Actress Jennifer Garner 52

Singer Michael Sembello 70




Credit to:

Thisdayinmusic.com and Thisdaytrivia.com