On This Day

What Happened on January 11, 1948

Famous Birthdays

  • Eleazar Soria, Peruvian soccer defender (29 caps, Copa America 1975; Universitario, Independiente, Sporting Cristal), born in Lima, Peru (d. 2021)
  • Madeline Manning-Mimms, American athlete (Olympic gold 800m 1968), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • Terry Goodkind, American epic fantasy novelist (The Sword of Truth), born in Omaha, Nebraska (d. 2020)
  • Terry Williams, Welsh rock drummer (Dire Straits), born in Swansea, Wales
1948 Highlights

About January 11, 1948

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 73 years, 10 months and 26 days
Leap Year: Yes

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