What Happened on January 18, 1949

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • "They Stand Accused" courtroom drama premieres on CBS (later DuMont)
  • 1st US Congressional standing committee headed by Negro (W Dawson)

Famous Birthdays

  • Bill Keller, American newspaper editor
  • Philippe Starck, French designer

Famous Weddings

  • South African Rev Andries P Treurnicht marries Engela Dreyer