On This Day

What Happened on January 13, 1949

Historical Events

  • "Along 5th Avenue" opens at Broadhurst Theater NYC for 180 performances

Famous Birthdays

  • Brandon Tartikoff, TV exec (NBC)
  • Frank Ricotti, British jazz and session vibraphonist and percussionist, born in London, England
  • Rakesh Sharma, Indian cosmonaut (Soyuz T-11), first Indian in space, born in Patiala, India
1949 Highlights

About January 13, 1949

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 73 years and 6 days
Leap Year: No

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