What Happened on January 5, 1948

Famous Birthdays

  • Parthasarathy Sharma, Indian cricket batsman (5 Tests, 1 x 50), born in Alwar, India (d. 2010)
  • Rob Quist, American country and bluegrass singer-songwriter, guitarist and banjo player (Mission Mountain Wood Band), born in Cut Bank, Montana
  • Thom Mooney, American rocker (Nazz), born in Altoona, Pennsylvania

Famous Deaths

  • Mary Dimmick Harrison, 1st lady (1889-1893) as second wife of the 23rd United States president Benjamin Harrison, dies at 89
1948 Highlights

About January 5, 1948

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 75 years and 25 days
Leap Year: Yes

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