On This Day

What Happened on January 24, 1948

Historical Events

  • "Music in My Heart" closes at Adelphi Theater NYC after 124 performances
  • Dutch Liberal Party forms - People's party for Freedom & Democracy (VVD)

Famous Birthdays

  • Elliott Abrams, American ass. secretary of state/supplied arms to the Contras, born in New York
  • Michael Des Barres, British actor & rock singer, born in Hove, United Kingdom

Famous Deaths

  • Arthur Liebehenschel, Commandant at Auschwitz concentration camp (b. 1901)
  • Maria Mandel, Camp Leader at Auschwitz (b. 1912)
1948 Highlights

About January 24, 1948

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 73 years, 9 months and 3 days
Leap Year: Yes

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