What Happened on March 26, 1949

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • 103rd Grand National: Leo McMorrow aboard Russian Hero wins
  • 11th NCAA Men's Basketball Championship: Kentucky beats Oklahoma State 46-36

Famous Birthdays

  • Baroness Hayman [Hélène Hayman], Wolverhampton, West Midlands, Lord Speaker of the House of Lords
  • Fran Sheehan, American rock bassist (Boston-More than a Feeling), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • Patrick Süskind, German writer
  • Vicki Lawrence, Inglewood Ca, actress (Carol Burnette, Mama's Family)