On This Day

What Happened on January 19, 1949

Historical Events

  • Cuba recognises Israel.

Famous Birthdays

  • Dennis Taylor, British professional snooker player & snooker commentator (1985 World Championship), born in Coalisland, United Kingdom
  • Robert Palmer, English singer-songwriter (Power Station), born in Batley, United Kingdom (d. 2003)
1949 Highlights

About January 19, 1949

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 72 years and 4 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Capricorn