On This Day

What Happened on January 9, 1948

Historical Events

  • Walter Piston's 3rd Symphony in E, premieres in Boston

Famous Birthdays

  • Bill Cowsill, American singer & musician (The Cowsills - We Can Fly), born in Newport, Rhode Island
  • Paul King, English rocker (Blue Oyster Cult), born in Dagenham, Essex

Famous Deaths

  • Violet Gordon-Woodhouse, British musician, dies at 75
1948 Highlights

About January 9, 1948

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 72 years, 6 months and 27 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Capricorn