What Happened on January 5, 1949

Historical Events

  • General Spoor orders cease-fire on Sumatra

Fair Deal

US President Harry Truman labels his administration the "Fair Deal"

Famous Birthdays

  • George Brown, American rock drummer (Kool & the Gang - "Celebration"), born in Jersey City, New Jersey
Born in 1949

About January 5, 1949

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 74 years, 5 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

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