On This Day

What Happened on January 26, 1949

Historical Events

  • WHIO TV channel 7 in Dayton, OH (CBS) begins broadcasting

Famous Birthdays

  • David Strathairn, American actor (LA Confidential, The Bourne Ultimatum), born in San Francisco, California
  • Derek Holt, British musician (Climax Blues Band), born in Stafford, United Kingdom
  • Jonathan Carroll, American author, born in New York
  • Paul Nurse, English geneticist (Imperial Cancer Research Fund), born in Norwich, United Kingdom
1949 Highlights

About January 26, 1949

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 71 years, 10 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Aquarius