What Happened on January 15, 1949

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • Mao's Red army conquers Ten-tsin

Famous Birthdays

  • Howard Allen Twitty, PGA golfer (1979 BC Open), born in Phoenix, Arizona
  • Luis Alvarado, Puerto Rican baseball player (d. 1987)
  • Panos Mihalopoulos, Greek actor

Famous Deaths

  • Charles Ponzi, Italian con man (Ponzi scheme in the US), dies at 66
  • Pompeo Aloisi, Italian baron/diplomat/senator, dies at 63