What Happened on January 24, 1948

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • "Music in My Heart" closes at Adelphi Theater NYC after 124 performances

Film release premierFilm Release

"The Treasure of the Sierra Madre", American adventure film based off B. Traven's novel of the same name, directed by John Huston and starring Humphrey Bogart, is released

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Australia all out 674 v India (Bradman 201, Hassett 198*)

Cricket Legend Donald Bradman
Cricket Legend
Donald Bradman
  • Dutch Liberal Party forms - People's party for Freedom & Democracy (VVD)

Famous Birthdays

  • Elliott Abrams, asst secretary of state/supplied arms to the Contras
  • Michael Des Barres, British actor and rock singer

Famous Deaths

  • Arthur Liebehenschel, Commandant at Auschwitz concentration camp (b. 1901)
  • Maria Mandel, Camp Leader at Auschwitz (b. 1912)