BestOfDate

January 4th, 1948.

January 4th, 1948, was a Sunday. It was day 4 of 1948. The decade was the 1940s.

74 years, 7 months and 12 days have passed since January 4th, 1948.

The zodiac star sign for this date is Capricorn.

Birthdays

Born on January 4th, 1948.

People who were born on this exact date.

News

News topics, fads & culture.

These are trending news stories and fads that were prevalent at this time. These are topics that would have been in the media on January 4th, 1948.

  • More and more people are buying television sets.

    More and more people are buying television sets.

    In the late 1940s and 1950s, more and more households were buying TV sets. In 1950, 20% of homes had a television set. By the end of the decade, that figure had risen to 90%.

  • Polio cases are high.

    Polio cases are high.

    Cases of Polio were particularly high during this period of time and outbreaks were common. In the United States, the disease peaked in 1952, with nearly 60,000 cases and 3,145 deaths. It wasn't until 1955 that a national immunization program started and cases began to drop.

Information

Basic facts.

Basic facts and information about this date.

  • This date fell on a weekend.
  • 74 years, 7 months and 12 days have passed since January 4th, 1948.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 01 of 1948.
  • Leap Year: 1948 was a leap year, which means that it contained 366 days instead of 365 (with an extra day in February).
  • Age: A person born on January 4th, 1948 will be 74 years old.
  • Generation: People born in 1948 belong to the Baby Boomer generation.
Events

Around this time.

Notable events that happened close to January 4th, 1948.

Zodiac info

Horoscope, birthstone and birth flower information.

Zodiac and birthstone information.

NEW! Check out our personality summary image for this birth date.

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on January 4th, 1948, will have the star sign Capricorn.
  • Zodiac Element: Earth.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1948 was the year of the Rat (Yang Wood).
  • The Life Path Number for this date is 9.
  • Native American Zodiac: January 4th, 1948 falls under the Goose.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of January will have the birthstone Garnet.
  • Birth flower (January): The Carnation and the Snowdrop.

Personality traits.

Check out our personality summary for people who were born on January 4th, 1948.

What are your strengths and weaknesses?

View Personality Summary

Children TV shows

Kids' TV shows on January 4th, 1948.

Cartoons and TV shows that children and teenagers were watching on this day in 1948.

Tom and Jerry
Tom and Jerry

Looney Tunes
Looney Tunes

Toys

Popular toys and games in 1948.

Toys and games that were popular on this date in 1948.

Tonka trucks
Tonka trucks

Dimestore soldiers
Dimestore soldiers

Were you born on this date?

If you were born on this date, then it is unlikely that you will remember anything from the year 1948.

This is because humans find it difficult to retrieve memories from their early childhood.

If you are looking for some childhood nostalgia, then you should check out January 4th, 1954 instead.

Celebrity birthdays

Celebrity birthdays.

Celebrities, historical figures and other notable people who were born on January 4th.

Sir Isaac Newton

Scientist. Deceased
Born on January 4th, 1643
He was not alive on this date.

Chris Kanyon

Professional wrestler. Deceased
Born on January 4th, 1970
He was born exactly 22 years after this date.

Toni Kroos

Soccer player.
Born on January 4th, 1990
He was born exactly 42 years after this date.

Derrick Henry

NFL player.
Born on January 4th, 1994
He was born exactly 46 years after this date.

USA

US President.

Harry S. Truman was the President of the United States on January 4th, 1948.

UK

UK Prime Minister.

Clement Attlee was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on January 4th, 1948.

Ireland

Irish Taoiseach.

Éamon de Valera was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception

Conception dates.

Conception estimates for this date.

  • A baby that was born on January 4th, 1948 was most likely conceived around April 13th, 1947.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on January 4th, 1948 is close to September 26th, 1948.

Post a comment about this date.

Have something to say about this date? Was it your birthday? Or perhaps you have a memory of it?

All comments are moderated before they are published. We may edit comments to correct misspellings and grammar. We may also remove or redact personal information.

How old was I?

Enter your date of birth below to find out how old you were on January 4th, 1948.
This information is not transmitted to our server.

Stats for January 4th, 1948

Time difference & statistics.

Here are some fun statistics about January 4th, 1948.

  • A total of 27,254 days have passed since this date.
  • 3,893 weeks have passed.
  • 2,354,742,000 seconds have passed since the January 4th, 1948.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 2,747,199,000 times.
  • Since January 4th, 1948, the Earth has travelled approximately 1,215,046,872,000 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 392,457,000 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 202,507,812 steps. That's about 90,003 miles!
  • Since this date, 28,256,904 meteors have entered the Earth's atmosphere!

Search for another date.

It looks like you have reached the end! Try searching for another date.


« Previous Day
January 3, 1948
Next Day »
January 5, 1948

© 2014-2022 BestOfDate.com

We use cookies to deliver personalized advertisements, improve your experience and to analyze our site's performance.

For more details, please read our Privacy Policy.

Manage Cookie Preferences

You can set your cookie preferences below. However, please be aware that not allowing certain cookies may impact your experience of the site.

Performance
These cookies allow us to analyze our traffic so that we can measure and improve the performance of our site.
Functional
These cookies enable the website to provide enhanced functionality and personalization. Disabling them may prevent certain services from working.
Targeting
These are cookies that can be set by our advertising partners. They may be used by those companies to build a profile of your interests and serve relevant adverts to you on other websites and apps. For more information, please read our Privacy Policy.
Strictly Necessary
These are essential cookies that our website requires in order to function properly. More often than not, these are set after you perform a specific action.

You can change your choice at any time by using the Privacy Center link in our footer.

For more information, please read our Privacy Policy.