January 1, 1948: Day of the Week
January 1, 1948 was the 1st day of the year 1948 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 365 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Thursday.
If you are trying to learn Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Mokuyōbi.
A person born on this day will be 74 years old today. If that same person saved a Quarter every day starting at age 3, then by now that person has accumulated $6,517.75 today.
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Here’s the January 1948 calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly 1948 calendar.
Zodiac & Birthstone
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.
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Pig is the mythical animal and Fire is the element for a person born on this day if we consider the very old art of Chinese astrology (or Chinese zodiac).
January 1, 1948 Historical Event(s)
- 1948The British railway network is nationalised to form British Railways.
- 1948The Constitution of Italy comes into force.
Who were born on January 1, 1948?
- 1948Ashok Saraf, Marathi/Hindi actor
- 1948Devlet Bahçeli, Turkish politician
- 1948Ismael Zambada García, Mexican drug lord
- 1948Joe Petagno, American artist
- 1948Pavel Grachev, Russian general
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