What Happened on August 8, 1949

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • Bhutan, land of Dragon, becomes an independent monarchy

Famous Birthdays

  • Airrion Love, US singer (Stylistics-16 Bars)
  • Bela Magyari, Hungarian cosmonaut
  • Keith Carradine, San Mateo California, actor (Young Guns, Pretty Baby)
  • Ricardo LondoƱo, Colombian racing driver