What happened this day in history January 21, 1948

What are the important events that happened on January 21, 1948? Here are historical events, facts, and some myths about this day.

January 21, 1948: Facts & Myths About This Day

January 21, 1948 is the 21st day of the year 1948 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 345 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Wednesday.

Under the Julian calendar, this day is January 8, 1948 – a Wednesday. 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 ‘icosihenagon’ day.

If a person born on this day saved a Cent every day starting at age 5, then by now that person has accumulated $260.51. (Assuming this person is still alive today.)

Aquarius 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.

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

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January 21, 1948 Historical Events

  • 1948
    The Flag of Quebec is adopted and flown for the first time over the National Assembly of Quebec. The day is marked annually as Quebec Flag Day.

Who died on January 21, 1948?

  • 1948
    Ermanno Wolf-Ferrari, Italian composer (b. 1876)

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