What happened this day in history January 11, 1949

What are the important events that happened on January 11, 1949? Here are historical events, facts, and some myths about this day.

January 11, 1949: Facts & Myths About This Day

January 11, 1949 is the 11th day of the year 1949 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 354 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Tuesday.

Under the Julian calendar, this day is December 29, 1948 – a Tuesday. Both day of the week are the same but did you notice the difference with the Gregorian calendar?

Strange as it may, if we name this day after a polygon then it will be called ‘hendecagon’ day.

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If a person born on this day saved a Nickel every day starting at age 5, then by now that person has accumulated $1,226.05. (Assuming this person is still alive today.)

Capricorn is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Garnet is the modern birthstone for this month. Emerald is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.

Rat is the mythical animal and Earth is the element for this person if we consider the very old art of Chinese astrology.

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January 11, 1949 Historical Events

  • 1949
    First recorded case of snowfall in Los Angeles, California.
  • 1949
    The first “networked” television broadcasts take place as KDKA-TV in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania goes on the air connecting the east coast and mid-west programming.

Who were born on January 11, 1949?

  • 1949
    Chris Ford, American basketball player and coach
  • 1949
    Daryl Braithwaite, Australian rock singer

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