On This Day

What Happened on January 22, 1949

Historical Events

  • "All for Love" opens at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC for 121 performances
  • Chinatown telephone exchange in San Francisco is closed

Famous Birthdays

  • James P Pennington, rocker (Exile)
  • Mike Caldwell, American baseball player
  • Steve Perry, vocalist (Journey-Open Arms, Oh Sherry), born in Hanford, California

Famous Deaths

  • Henry Slocum, American tennis player (US Nationals 1888-89), dies at 86
  • William Thomas Walsh, American author (Isabella of Spain), dies at 57
1949 Highlights

About January 22, 1949

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 71 years, 10 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Aquarius