What Happened on February 5, 1949

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • Huaso sets official world equestrian high-jump record, 2.47 m, Chic

Famous Birthdays

  • David Sullivan, English softporno/newspaper publisher (Sunday Sport)
  • Maidarjabyn Ganzorig, Mongolia, cosmonaut (Soyuz 39 backup)
  • Nigel Olsson, British rock guitarist/drummer (Elton John's Band), born in Wallasey, Cheshire

Famous Deaths

  • Juozas Tallat-Kelpsa, composer, dies at 50