What Happened on January 16, 1949

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • "Rape of Lucretia" closes at Ziegfeld Theater NYC after 23 performances
  • KNBH (now KNBC) TV channel 4 in Los Angeles, CA (NBC) 1st broadcast
  • WTOP (now WUSA) TV channel 9 in Washington, D.C. (CBS) 1st broadcast

Famous Birthdays

  • Caroline Munro, Windsor, Berkshire, English actress, model (The Spy Who Loved Me, Maniac) [or 12/16]