On This Day

What Happened on January 28, 1949

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • NY Giants sign their 1st black players, Monte Irvin & Ford Smith
  • UN Security council convicts Dutch aggression in Indonesia

Famous Birthdays

  • Gregg Popovich, NBA Basketball Coach
  • Thomas J Downey, (Rep-D-NY, 1975- )

Famous Weddings

LoveWedding of Interest

NFL coach Tom Landry (24) weds Alicia Wiggs at St John the Divine Church in Houston, Texas

NFL Head Coach Tom Landry
NFL Head Coach
Tom Landry

Famous Deaths

  • Gustaf Lazarus Nordqvist, Swedish organist and composer, dies at 62