On This Day

What Happened on January 27, 1949

Historical Events

  • Chinese liner "Taiping" collides with a collier off south China

Famous Birthdays

  • Ethan Mordden, American author

Famous Deaths

  • Boris Asafiev, Russian composer and music critic, dies at 64
1949 Highlights

About January 27, 1949

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 72 years, 10 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

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