What Happened on January 10, 1949

Historical Events

  • 1st Jewish family show "Goldbergs" premieres on CBS
  • RCA introduces 45 RPM record

Famous Birthdays

George Foreman (74 years old)

American boxer (world heavyweight champion 1973-74, 95), born in Marshall, Texas

  • James Lapine, American stage director, born in Mansfield, Ohio
  • Teresa Graves, American actress (Laugh-in, Get Christie Love!), born in Houston, Texas
  • Walter S. Browne, Australian-born American chess Grandmaster (1974-78, 1980-84), born in Sydney, Australia (d. 2015)
Born in 1949

Famous Deaths

  • Erich von Drygalski, German geographer, geophysicist, and polar scientist, dies at 83

About January 10, 1949

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 74 years, 8 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

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