What Happened on January 20, 1949

Historical Events

  • 1st inaugural parade televised, for Harry Truman, watched by 10 million people

Historic Event

US President Harry Truman announces his four point program

Famous Deaths

  • Joseph Cuypers, architect Dutch (Amsterdam Stock Exchange), dies at 87
1949 Highlights

About January 20, 1949

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 73 years, 8 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

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