On This Day

What Happened on January 8, 1949

Historical Events

  • "Make Mine Manhattan" closes at Broadhurst Theater NYC after 429 performances
  • "My Romance" closes at Shubert Theater NYC after 95 performances
  • "Small Wonder" closes at Coronet Theater NYC after 134 performances

Famous Birthdays

  • Lawrence Rowe, West Indian cricketer (prolific WI batsman, 302 v Eng 1974), born in Kingston, Jamaica
1949 Highlights

About January 8, 1949

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 72 years, 9 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

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