On This Day

What Happened on January 2, 1948

Historical Events

  • WNDT (now WNET) TV channel 13 in New York-Newark, NY (PBS) begins

Famous Birthdays

  • Kerry Minnear, Dorset, English rocker (Gentle Giant)

Famous Deaths

  • Jatindramohan Bagchi, Indian (Bengali) poet, dies at 69
1948 Highlights

About January 2, 1948

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 72 years, 9 months and 26 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Capricorn