On This Day

What Happened on January 27, 1948

Historical Events

  • 1st locomotive to carry 1,000,000 pounds (450,000 kg) operates
  • 1st tape recorder sold

Famous Birthdays

  • Chuck Larsen, rocker (Snuff)
  • Kim Gardner, English rock bassist (Ashton, Gardner & Dyke), born in London (d. 2001)
  • Mikhail Baryshnikov, Riga Latvia, ballet dancer (That's Dancing)
1948 Highlights

About January 27, 1948

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 72 years, 9 months and 1 day
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Aquarius