What Happened On 19th January 1949 In History

January 19th (1949) was a Wednesday. It's the 18th day of the year (19th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 347 days left to the end of the year.

Historical Events for 19th January, 1949

  • » Cuba recognizes Israel.

Famous Birthdays on January 19 in 1949

  • » Arend Langenberg, Dutch voice actor and radio host (d. 2012)
  • » Robert Palmer (singer) known as Robert Palmer, English singer-songwriter and guitarist (Power Station (band) or Power Station) (d. 2003)
  • » Lindsay Roy, Scottish educator and politician
  • » Andrew Samuels, English psychologist and academic
  • » Dennis Taylor, Irish snooker player

January 19th Holidays in History

  • » Birthday of Edgar Allan Poe (commemorated by the Poe Toaster at his grave in Baltimore)
  • » Christian Feast Day:
  • » Bishop Henry called Henry of Uppsala
  • » Marius, Martha, Audifax, and Abachum
  • » St. Mark of Ephesus e.g Mark of Ephesus
  • » Pontianus of Spoleto
  • » Wulfstan (Bishop of Worcester) named Wulfstan, Bishop of Worcester
  • » January 19 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • » Confederate Memorial Day known as Confederate Heroes Day (Texas), and its related observance:
  • » Robert E. Lee Day (Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia (U.S. state) e.g Georgia and Mississippi)
  • » Theophany / Epiphany (feast) e.g Epiphany (Eastern Orthodoxy called Eastern and Oriental Orthodoxy), and its related observances:
  • » Timkat, or 20 during Leap Year (Ethiopian Orthodox)

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World History for the 19th January