What Happened on January 5, 1949

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • General Spoor orders cease-fire on Sumatra

Event of interestEvent of Interest

US President Harry Truman labels his administration the "Fair Deal"

33rd US President Harry Truman
33rd US President
Harry Truman

Famous Birthdays

  • George Brown, rock drummer (Kool & the Gang-Celebration)