On This Day

What Happened on January 25, 1949

Historical Events

  • 1st Emmy Awards: Shirley Dinsdale & Pantomime Quiz (KTLA) win

Election of Interest

1st Israeli election won by David Ben-Gurion's Mapai party

Famous Birthdays

  • John Cooper Clarke, English performance poet, born in Lancashire, England

Famous Deaths

  • Emil Axman, Czech composer, dies at 61
  • Makino Nobuaki, Japanese statesman (b. 1861)
1949 Highlights

About January 25, 1949

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 73 years and 1 day
Leap Year: No

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