On This Day

What Happened on January 10, 1948

Historical Events

  • "Call Me Mister" closes at National Theater NYC after 734 performances

Famous Birthdays

  • Bernard Thévenet, French cyclist, born in Saint-Julien-de-Civry, France

Donald Fagen

Donald Fagen, American rock vocalist, keyboardist, and songwriter (Steely Dan - "Reelin' In The Years"), born in Passaic, New Jersey

  • Fayette Pinkney, American pop and disco singer (The Three Degrees, 1963-76 - "TSOP (The Sound of Philadelphia)"; "When Will I See You Again?"), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 2009)
  • Mischa Maisky, Latvian cellist, born in Riga, Latvia
1948 Highlights

About January 10, 1948

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 73 years, 10 months and 29 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Capricorn