What Happened on August 24, 1949

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) goes into effect

Famous Birthdays

  • Anna Lee Fisher, St Albans NY, MD/astronaut (STS 51-A)
  • Charles Rocket, American actor (d. 2005)
  • Joe Regalbuto, American actor (Knots Landing, Frank-Murphy Brown), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Stephen Harrison Paulus, composer