On This Day

What Happened on January 21, 1948

Historical Events

  • Three of the greats of cricket make their debut in a drawn 1st Test match at Bridgetown, Barbados; Sir Clyde Walcott and Sir Everton Weekes for the West Indies, and Jim Laker for England

Famous Deaths

  • Ermanno Wolf-Ferrari, Italian light opera composer, dies at 72
1948 Highlights

About January 21, 1948

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 73 years, 8 months and 23 days
Leap Year: Yes

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