On This Day

What Happened on January 15, 1949

Historical Events

  • Mao's Red army conquers Ten-tsin

Famous Birthdays

  • Howard Twitty, American golfer, course designer (3 PGA Tour titles), born in Phoenix, Arizona
  • Luis Alvarado, Puerto Rican baseball player, born in Lajas, Puerto Rico (d. 2001)
  • Panos Mihalopoulos, Greek actor, born in Kalamata, Greece

Famous Deaths

  • Pompeo Aloisi, Italian baron, diplomat and senator, dies at 63
1949 Highlights

About January 15, 1949

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 71 years, 10 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Capricorn