On This Day

What Happened on January 14, 1949

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • Black and Indian race rebellion in Durban, South Africa; 142 die

Famous Birthdays

  • Christine Belford, American actress (Banacek, Empire, 90210), born in Amityville, New York
  • Lawrence Kasdan, American screenwriter & director (Accidental Tourist), born in Miami, Florida
  • Mary Robison, American writer, born in Washington, D.C.
  • Paul Chubb, Australian actor, born in Arncliffe, Australia (d. 2002)

Famous Deaths

  • JoaquĆ­n Turina, Spanish pianist and composer (Rima), dies at 66