On This Day

What Happened on January 10, 1949

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

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

Famous Birthdays

Person of interestGeorge Foreman

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

Boxing Champ George Foreman
Boxing Champ
George Foreman
  • 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)

Famous Deaths

  • Erich von Drygalski, German geographer, geophysicist, and polar scientist (b. 1865)