What Happened on December 19, 1949

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • Luxury passenger ship Aquitania demolished in Gareloch, Scotland
  • WJW TV channel 8 in Cleveland, Ohio (CBS) begins broadcasting

Famous Birthdays

  • Claudia A Kolb, American 200m breast stroke swimmer (Olympic-silver-1964)
  • Lenny White, American jazz drummer (Chick Corea's Return to Forever), born in New York City
  • Nancy Kyes, American actress
  • Sebastian, Danish musician