On This Day

What Happened on January 9, 1950

Famous Birthdays

  • Alec Jeffreys, British geneticist (developed techniques for DNA fingerprinting), born in Oxford, England
  • David Johansen [Buster Poindexter], American singer-songwriter & actor (Hot! Hot! Hot!), born in Staten Island, New York
  • Rio Reiser, German rock musician & singer (Ton Steine Scherben), born Berlin, Germany (d. 1996)
1950 Highlights

About January 9, 1950

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 70 years and 14 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Capricorn