On This Day

What Happened on January 23, 1948

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Australian cricket captain Don Bradman scores 201 in 4th Test win v India in Adelaide; Sid Barnes 112 and Lindsay Hassett 198no in Australian total 674

Cricket Legend Donald Bradman
Cricket Legend
Donald Bradman
  • Test debut of Neil Harvey, v India at Adelaide

Famous Birthdays

  • Anita Pointer, American pop vocalist (Pointer Sisters - "He's So Shy"; "I'm So Excited"), born in Oakland, California
1948 Highlights

About January 23, 1948

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 73 years, 6 months and 10 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Aquarius