On This Day

What Happened on January 15, 1948

Historical Events


Film release premierFilm Premier

"The Treasure of the Sierra Madre", film based on B. Traven's novel, directed by John Huston and starring Humphrey Bogart premieres


Famous Birthdays

  • Dini Petty, Canadian talk show host (CITY-TV), born in Kingston upon Thames, United Kingdom
  • Ronnie Van Zant, American rock musician (Lynyrd Skynyrd), born in Jacksonville, Florida (d. 1977)
  • Tommy Nolan, Canadian actor (Jody-Buckskin), born in Montreal, Quebec
1948 Highlights

About January 15, 1948

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 72 years, 6 months and 24 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Capricorn