January 30th, 1948

January 30th, 1948, fell on a Friday. It was day 30 of 1948. The decade was the 1940s.

72 years, 6 months and 8 days have passed since January 30th, 1948.

On This Date

Events that occurred on January 30th, 1948:

  • Mahatma Gandhi is assassinated in New Delhi, India.

Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 72 years, 6 months and 8 days have passed since January 30th, 1948.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 05 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 30th, 1948, will be 72 years of age.
  • People born in 1948 belong to the "Baby Boomer" generation.

Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on January 30th, 1948, will have the star sign Aquarius.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system (2020), then the sign for this date is actually Capricorn.
  • Zodiac Element: Air.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1948 was the year of the Rat (Yang Wood).
  • Native American Zodiac: January 30th, 1948 falls under the Otter.
  • 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.

"Looney Tunes"

Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 30th of January:

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Harry S. Truman was the President of the United States on January 30th, 1948.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on January 30th, 1948 was probably conceived around the 22nd of April, 1947. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on January 30th, 1948 is the 8th of November, 1948. (Rough Estimate).

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about January 30th, 1948.

  • 26,489 days have passed since this date.
  • 2,288,646,000 seconds have passed since the January 30th, 1948.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 2,670,087,000 times.
  • Since January 30th, 1948, earth has travelled approximately 1,180,941,336,000 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 381,441,000 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 196,823,556 steps. That's about 87,477 miles!
  • Since this date, 27,463,752 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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