What Happened on April 5, 1949

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • 60 year old St Anthony's Hospital n Effingham, Illinois, catches fire, 77 people killed
  • Fireside Theater debuts on US television.

Famous Birthdays

  • Judith Arlene Resnik, ast (STS 41D, 51L-Chal disaster), born in Akron, Ohio