On This Day

What Happened on January 15, 1948

Day of the Week: Thursday

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
  • Tommy Nolan, Canadian actor (Jody-Buckskin), born in Montreal, Quebec