What Happened on January 25, 1949

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • 1st Emmy Awards: Shirley Dinsdale & Pantomime Quiz (KTLA) win

Electoral defeatElection of Interest

1st Israeli election won by David Ben-Gurion's Mapai party

First Israeli Prime Minister David Ben-Gurion
First Israeli Prime Minister
David Ben-Gurion

Famous Birthdays

  • John Cooper Clarke, English punk-poet

Famous Deaths

  • Emil Axman, Czech composer, dies at 61
  • Makino Nobuaki, Japanese statesman (b. 1861)