January 5th, 1948

January 5th, 1948, fell on a Monday. It was day 5 of 1948. The decade was the 1940s.

73 years, 3 months and 16 days have passed since January 5th, 1948.

Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 73 years, 3 months and 16 days have passed since January 5th, 1948.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 02 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: Anyone born on January 5th, 1948, will be 73 years of age.
  • People born in 1948 belong to the Baby Boomer generation.

Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around January 5th, 1948:

Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on January 5th, 1948, will have the star sign Capricorn.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system (2020), then the sign for this date is actually Sagittarius.
  • Zodiac Element: Earth.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1948 was the year of the Rat (Yang Wood).
  • Native American Zodiac: January 5th, 1948 falls under the Goose.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of January will have the birthstone Garnet.

1948 - Kid's TV

Children's and Teen TV shows that would have been airing on this date in 1948.

  • Tom and Jerry
  • Looney Tunes

Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities, historical figures and noteable people who were born on the 5th of January:


National holidays and famous events that fall on the 5th of January:

  • Twelfth Night (Sweden)

US President

Who was the US President on January 5th, 1948?

  • Harry S. Truman was the President of the United States.

UK Prime Minister

Who was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on January 5th, 1948?

  • Clement Attlee was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.

Irish Taoiseach

Who was the Taoiseach (Prime Minister) of Ireland on this date?

  • Éamon de Valera was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on January 5th, 1948 was probably conceived around the 28th of March, 1947. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on January 5th, 1948 is the 14th of October, 1948. (Rough Estimate).

How old was I?

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about January 5th, 1948.

  • 26,771 days have passed since this date.
  • 2,313,010,800 seconds have passed since the January 5th, 1948.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 2,698,512,600 times.
  • Since January 5th, 1948, earth has travelled approximately 1,193,513,572,800 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 385,501,800 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 198,918,929 steps. That's about 88,408 miles!
  • Since this date, 27,756,130 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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