January 1, 1949: Day of the Week
January 1, 1949 was the 1st day of the year 1949 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 364 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Saturday.
If you are trying to learn Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Doyōbi.
A person born on this day will be 74 years old today. If that same person saved a Half dollar every day starting at age 3, then by now that person has accumulated $13,101.50 today.
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Here’s the January 1949 calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly 1949 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.
Rat is the mythical animal and Earth 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, 1949 Historical Event(s)
- 1949United Nations cease-fire takes effect in Kashmir from one minute before midnight. War between India and Pakistan stops accordingly.
Who were born on January 1, 1949?
- 1949Borys Tarasyuk, Ukrainian politician
- 1949Daniel E Gawthrop, American composer
- 1949Max Azria, French fashion designer
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