What Happened on August 16, 1949

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Famous Birthdays

  • Bill "Sputnik" Spooner, American rock guitarist (The Tubes), born in Phoenix, Arizona
  • Bill Spooner, rock guitarist/vocalist (Tubes)
  • Scott Asheton, American musician (The Stooges)

Famous Deaths


Person of interestPerson of Interest

Margaret Mitchell, US writer (Gone With the Wind), dies at 48