On This Day

What Happened on January 16, 1949

Historical Events

  • "Rape of Lucretia" closes at Ziegfeld Theater NYC after 23 performances
  • KNBH (now KNBC) TV channel 4 in Los Angeles, CA (NBC) 1st broadcast
  • WTOP (now WUSA) TV channel 9 in Washington, D.C. (CBS) 1st broadcast

Famous Birthdays

  • Caroline Munro, English actress & model (The Spy Who Loved Me, Maniac), born in Windsor, Berkshire
1949 Highlights

About January 16, 1949

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 71 years, 10 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Capricorn